Frese on Barrett
"All things considered, I thought Anjale had a very good freshman year. She made some big plays for us. Now that she's more than a year removed from rehabbing her knee, I think she'll only be better. She's very strong. She's unselfish by nature and she'll be a team leader."
Led the ACC with a .615 shooting percentage from beyond the arc during conference play in 2009.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2008-09)
Four points in only six minutes of play at TCU, making only field goal attempt and both free-throw attempts ... Team-high five assists with four rebounds in Delaware State victory (11/16) ... Made first career start against UCLA ... Scored six points, making both 3-point attempts against Montana, Also had four rebounds, an assist and steal ... Recorded season-high nine assists in victory against UNC Asheville ... Eight points in victory against Wake Forest ... Scored 10 points at #4/10 Duke. Also had four assists without a turnover ... Scored career-high 14 points in victory against Virginia Tech. Also set career highs in field goals attempted and made, as well as 3-pointers attempted and made ... Put up eight points in 18 minutes off the bench at #19/18 Virginia. Added three assists and just one turnover ... Shot a perfect 3-for-3, scoring seven points and dishing out four assists in the win over NC State ... Dished out four assists against no turnovers in the win over #17/15 Virginia ... Pulled down a career-best five boards in the victory over #7/8 Duke ... Knocked down her only two shots, both 3-pointers, in the victory over Boston College ... Added 10 points and four assists in the victory at Miami which clinched the ACC regular season title ... Scored nine points off the bench in the come-from-behind victory over Wake Forest in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament ... Dished out game-high 5 assists in 21 minutes vs. Dartmouth in first round of NCAA Tournament ... Played 20 mins of Elite Eight loss vs Louisville, recording 2 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal
As a Freshman (2007-08)
Medical redshirt during the 2007-08 campaign, spending the season rehabbing and strengthening her right knee ... suffered a knee injury during her senior season at St. Michael's Academy.
Lettered four years in basketball at St. Michael Academy as a guard ... ranked the No. 3 among point guards in the class of 2007 and 11th overall by the All-Star Girls Report ... led the Lady Eagles to a 22-5 record as a senior, advancing to the Catholic Schools New York State semifinals ... Parade Magazine third team All-American at the conclusion of her prep career ... a three-time Street & Smith's Honorable Mention All-American (2004-06) and a three-time Class AA all-state pick as selected by the New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA), earning a spot on the first team as a senior ... picked a USA Today Freshman All-American in 2004 ... AGS All-American Camp Underclass All-Star that same year ... went on to be named an Upperclass All-Star ... adidas Top Ten All-Star as a junior ... chose Maryland over Rutgers, Temple, Louisville and St. John's.
Enrolled in the College of Letters & Sciences ... lists riding a roller coaster for the first time as her biggest thrill ... daughter of Evette and Leon Barrett ... has two older siblings - a sister, Aja and André ... André is a member of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers and was a four-year starter at Seton Hall from 2000-04 ... born in the Bronx, N.Y.
Barrett's Career Highs
Points 14, Virginia Tech (1/18/09)
FGM 5, Virginia Tech (1/18/09)
FGA 9, vs. Wake Forest (3/6/09)
3FGM 4, Virginia Tech (1/18/09)
3FGA 6, twice (last at Miami, 3/1/09)
FTM 3, #7/8 Duke (2/22/09)
FTA 4, 3 times (last vs. #7/8 Duke, 2/22/09)
Rbds. 5, #7/8 Duke (2/22/09)
Assts. 9, UNC Asheville (12/29/08)
Steals 2, twice (last at Clemson, 1/15/09)
Blocks 1, twice (last vs. #7/8 Duke, 2/22/09)
Mins. 35, UNC Asheville (12/29/08)
A Minute With Anjale Barrett What was the last book you read for fun?
Me and My Boyfriend
What's your favorite thing about Maryland Women's Basketball?
The team... we are like family.
Pick any city/country in the world you'd like to visit?
The Virgin Islands because I love the beach and like to swim and it has nice weather.
What game are you most looking forward to this season?
What's the best thing about playing basketball?
Traveling, meeting new people and competing against people.
What is something people don't know about you?
I can sing a little bit.
Name something you can't live without...
Why did you choose your number?
Because that was the first number I had when I stared playing basketball.