Experienced player with talent … strong ball-winner with good vision ... uses size well to win balls in the air … a threat offensively … outstanding playmaker … one of three returning All-American on 2008 roster.
At West Virginia in 2007:
Successfully made the move from midfield to back line in 2007 … NSCAA/adidas All-America second team … Soccer Buzz All-America second team … NSCAA/adidas Mid-Atlantic all-region first team … Soccer Buzz Mid-Atlantic all-region first team … first team all-BIG EAST, first WVU defender to ever be named first team pick … 2007 BIG EAST Championship all-tournament team … helped defense register 13 shutouts, tying school record … started all 25 games, totaling three assists and 16 shots … assisted on Ashley Banks goal in season-opener against Bowling Green … outstanding in 1-0 shutout over No. 15 Penn State … second assist of the season in a 5-3 comeback win at Georgetown … took two shots against Rhode Island, Louisville and Providence ... assisted on Ashley Banks game-winner against Navy in NCAA first round ... helped defense secure 13 shutouts, tying the school record … defense allowed only two goals in seven postseason games.
At West Virginia in 2006:
Second team all-BIG EAST selection known for toughness that started every match in the central midfield … scored one goal and racked up six assists for eight points … fired 38 shots with 17 shots-on-goal … played long through-ball from midfield and assisted Kim Bonilla on WVU’s first goal of the season … three shots-on-goal against Western Michigan … four shots on-goal and one assist in Binghamton win … assisted on two goals in St. Bonaventure victory … fired three shots vs. Pitt … played extremely well defensively in 1-1 Virginia tie … played well in Notre Dame loss … got an assist at DePaul … three shots on-goal at USF … added sixth assist of the season on Kelsey Fowler’s game-winning overtime goal against undefeated Villanova … scored lone goal in final regular season game against Providence from 30 yards out.
At West Virginia in 2005:
Appeared in 13 matches for the Mountaineers after suffering an injury during preseason ... finished the year with nine shots.
In High School:
A two-year regional team player ... five-year ODP player and a member of the New York state team from 2001-2004 ... became a high school varsity starter in eighth grade ... an all-section and all-county honoree playing at Rye High ... member of the East Chester Patriots club that won the 2004 Score at the Shore Championship and was the state runner-up ... club team was regional champions in 2003 and earned a spot in the national final that same year ... a three-year member of the Rye Youth Council.
Daughter of Janette Mickelsen and Leslie and Elizabeth Barnes ... has three sisters ... birthday is November 5 ... majoring in multidisciplinary studies … Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll member.