2007 --Did not play and reshirted the season.
2006 -- Saw action in six games and earned a start at home against Stanford, playing 50 minutes.
High School -- NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American in 2005 ... Team captain as a senior at Jesuit HS under coach Paul Rose ... Earned the JHS Outstanding Senior award in 2005 and was named to the Sacramento Bee All-Metro first team and to the all-league first team ... Member of the adidas ESP camp all-star team in 2005 and also attended the adidas ESP camp in 2004 ... CalNorth State ODP team member from 2002-05 and a Region IV team member in 2004 ... Played with club team San Juan Sting and served as team captain from U-15 through U-18 ... Led his team to the 2004 State Cup finals and to a berth in the 2007 McGuire Cup.
Personal -- Lists his greatest athletic thrill as being invited to attend the U.S. Under-17 National Team residency program ... Admires Juan Ramon Riquelme ...Parents: Cyrus and Linda ... Has older siblings, Tim and Stephanie ... Stephanie also attends UCLA ... Full name is Patrick Joseph Rickards ... Born May 28, 1988 in Sacramento, CA ... Undeclared major.