As part of the Southeast Conference’s 50th Anniversary of Title IX, the conference will feature alumni-athletes who have had successful careers outside of athletics.
“Many people listen to Title IX and think athletics, but it’s much more than that. Without Title IX, I most likely wouldn’t have received this education and certainly wouldn’t have had the chance to become one. a student-athlete. I get barely considered for a woman and now it’s an expectation,” said the former South Carolina soccer player. Mollie Patton.
Patton ended his career as one of the best goalkeepers in SEC history. She ranks as the league’s all-time leader with consecutive offs with seven and a season with 15. She leaves the Gamecock show as the all-time leader for each. that category as well as winning a season with 19 and winning a career with 45.
As a senior, she was nominated for a Lowe Senior Class Award, ESPN/CoSIDA First Team All-American Scholar, All-American NSCAA Scholar, and she is the Men’s Nominated McWhorter female athlete. Carolina.
When asked about the impact of her time as a college athlete on her post-grad life, Patton explained, “Although the task is different now as I navigate the professional world, but how to be successful is all the same It takes teamwork, discipline and bravery someone who is constantly learning Through my college career the only way to be successful was to do more This has affected my career, without self-motivation and willingness to go further, I wouldn’t be where I am today. My time is also a great asset, as nothing will compare to being a primary school athlete and pharmacy school.”
Currently residing in Mason, Ohio, Patton is the Senior Development Manager, Healthcare Modernization for Kroger. She is responsible for overall project management, operational performance, reliability and integrity of developed projects and applications.
Mollie began her career as an intern at CVS in Columbia, SC while completing her PhD in Pharmacy. She went on to become a pharmacist for Kroger in 2013 and transitioned to a supervisory position within the company in 2015. Mollie became Director of Program Development with Kroger in 2019 and was promoted to her current role in 2020.