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Drea
Barklage
Class: Sr.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
Height: 5-3
Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: D

Biography

At West Virginia In 2010:
  • Started all 24 matches at center back, helping defense post school-record 14 shutouts
  • Recorded five goals on 16 shots, including game-winner against Florida Atlantic
  • Voted team’s most defensive player
  • Part of defense that recorded seven shutouts in conference play
  • Guided defense to back-to-back shutouts on six occasions
  • Scored goals against conference foes Cincinnati, Villanova and Providence
  • Fifth goal of season came against Penn State in NCAA tournament victory
At St. Louis In 2008-09:
  • Two-year starter with the Billikens, helping back line record 10 shutouts in 2008 and 2009
  • Compiled seven goals and three assists for 15 points in 38 career matches
  • 2009 second team NSCAA all-Mid-Atlantic region and second team all-Atlantic 10
  • Twice earned Atlantic-10 Player of the Week honors
  • Named to Courtyard by Marriott Airport Cardinal Classic All-Tournament Team in 2009
  • Named to the BAE Systems Fall Classic and Toys for Tots all-tournament teams in 2008
In High School:
  • A four-year all-state selection at Incarnate Word Academy
  • Guided teams to state runner-up finishes in 2005 and 2007, state title in 2008
  • 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch and MHSSCA Player of the Year
  • 2007 MHSSCA Defensive Player of the Year
  • First team all-metro in her final three seasons
  • Member of the Region II Olympic Development Program team
  • Played club soccer for the St. Louis Soccer Club with current Mountaineers Morgan Betscher and Blake Miller
  • Teams won state cup championships in 2003, 2005-2007 and a national championship in 2005, when she was named the club’s player of the year
  • 2007 NSCAA Youth All-American
Personal:
  • Daughter of Gary and Rhonda Barklage
  • One of two children
  • Birthday is October 13
  • Majoring in education
  • Father played baseball at Missouri State and Southeast Missouri State
  • Brother, Brandon, played soccer at New Mexico and St. Louis, and is currently a member of D.C. United of the MLS

Related Articles

Back-to-Back Championships
Posted: 11.6.11

Senior Moment
Posted: 10.9.11

Seniors Reflect on Careers
Posted: 10.8.11

Women's Soccer: Soccer America Honors Barklage
Posted: 9.21.11

Women's Soccer: Trio Honored By BIG EAST
Posted: 9.19.11

WVU Stuns No. 8 Marquette
Posted: 9.18.11

WVU Rallies At USF
Posted: 9.15.11

Women's Soccer: Rodriguez Named MVP
Posted: 2.5.11

Women's Soccer Advances To Sweet 16
Posted: 11.14.10

Miller Leads WVU Into Semifinals
Posted: 10.31.10

Mountaineers Win Ninth Straight
Posted: 10.24.10

The Will To Win
Posted: 10.21.10

WVU Nets Comeback Win
Posted: 10.15.10

Women's Soccer: Set Pieces Lead To Win
Posted: 9.12.10

Women's Soccer: Three Mountaineers Win Regionals
Posted: 7.1.10

Women’s Soccer: WVU Surrenders First-Half Lead
Posted: 2.27.10

Women's Soccer: Barklage, Worth Join Team
Posted: 1.11.10


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