Kristen Barnhill
Kristen Barnhill

Player Profile

Charlottesville, Va.

High School:



3 VL

2003 Update:
o Started all 21 games in 2003 and has 1.20 GAA.
o Leads the ACC in saves (94) and saves per game (4.48).
o Did not allow more than one goal in final 10 games of season.
o Tied career-high with 10 saves for third time in NCAA First Round vs. Rutgers (11/14).
o Six saves in ACC Quarterfinal win over #23 Clemson (11/5).
o Made six saves in 5-1 win over #16 Wake Forest (10/25).
o Posted sixth career solo shutout and third of year with two saves at George Mason (10/22) -- second blanking of GMU.
o Made five saves in win over #24 Clemson (10/10).
o Tied career high with 10 saves vs. North Carolina (10/5).
o Combined with Mariel Wilner for shutout vs. JMU (10/1).
o Named to Maryland/adidas Classic All-Tournament team, as she made seven saves in two wins with a 0.50 GAA.
o Made four saves for fifth career solo shutout vs. Loyola (9/17).
o Made four saves for win at W&M (9/5).
o Fourth career solo shutout with four saves vs. Wash. State (8/31).
o Career-high 10 saves and stopped a PK at Washington (8/29).
o Went 7-3-1 with 1.25 GAA and 77.6 save pct. in 2002.
o Was first Terp GK since Kassie Knecht in 1995 to post shutouts in first two college starts with two saves vs. Mason (10/16) in 2-0 win.
o Shutout hometown team Virginia (10/11) in first career start, making three saves.

On Barnhill: Senior goalkeeper who will compete for her starting position this fall ... emerged as Terps’ starting keeper late last season and helped team to the NCAA Second Round … has good size and athleticism ... her height is a major asset ... a calming presence in goal … possesses exceptional ability to hold on to the ball.

As a junior (2002): Played in 14 games, starting nine of the final 10 games of the season … posted an overall record of 7-3-1 with 1.25 GAA and .776 save pct. … recorded a 5-1-1 record in seven regular-season starts … posted third solo shutout with two saves vs. American (11/15) … equaled career-high seven saves for third time vs. North Carolina (11/8) in the ACC Semifinals … tied career high with seven saves vs. No. 2 UNC (11/1) … moved record to 5-1 with four saves in 4-1 win at James Madison (10/28) … third win in a row came against Clemson (10/20), as she made a career-high seven saves … became first Terp goalkeeper since Kassie Knecht in 1995 to post shutouts in first two college starts with two saves vs. George Mason (10/16) in 2-0 win … shut out hometown team Virginia (10/11) in first career start, making three saves … played final 37:06 at Penn State (10/8), making five saves in relief after Mariel Wilner was issued a red card … came on in relief of an injured Wilner and played final 57:31, making five saves and earning first career win in key ACC match vs. Duke (9/27) … split shutout with Wilner in win over George Washington (9/22) … played final 24:16 of shutout win over Fordham (8/30).

As a sophomore (2001): Served as a backup to All-ACC goalkeeper Ali Wolff ... did not see any playing time ... saw significant playing time during the spring season and had several “stellar performances” according to Higgins-Cirovski in allowing just one goal during the spring season ... underwent minor knee injury following the season which did not effect her play.

As a freshman (2000): Spent first collegiate season as a backup to All-ACC goalkeeper Riki-Ann Serrins ... made college debut against Howard (10/11) ... played the first 29:35 of the second half, making three saves ... member of the ACC Honor Roll.

Before Maryland: Played at Charlottesville High School in Charlottesville, Va. ... four-year letterwinner in soccer ... named Central Virginia Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... first team all-region and first team All-Jefferson District as a sophomore, junior and senior ... player of the year as a junior and senior ... recorded a peerless 0.40 goals against average as a senior ... played four years of basketball ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Kristen Joy Barnhill ... born Aug. 30, 1982 in Durham, N.C. ... daughter of Cindy and Brad Barnhill ... twin brother Kevin (20) attends James Madison ... also has a brother Kelby (22) ... majoring in secondary education in mathematics.

Career Stats
Year	GP	GS	Min.	GA	Sv.	GAA	ShO
2000	1	0	29:35	0	3	0.00	0.5
2001	Did Not Play
2002	14	9	1076:55	15	52	1.25	4.8
2003	21	21	1856:36	25	94	1.20	3 (4)
Totals	36	30	2862:06	40	149	1.26	6 (8)

Career Highs
Saves: 7 on three occasions (vs. Clemson, 10/20/02; vs. North Carolina, 11/1/02 & 11/8/02)