|Hometown:||Upper Marlboro, Md.|
|High School:||Bowie HS|
2016 Cross Country: Academic All-Big Ten…competed at five events...was Maryland’s No. 4 runner at the Mt. St. Mary’s 5K Duals finishing in 19:12.90 (9/2)…went 22:47.00 at the Paul Short Invitational (10/1)…finished in 23:20.60 at the Princeton Invitational (10/15)…cross the line in 24:07.20 at the Big Ten Championship (10/30)…finished in 22:40.00 at the NCAA East Regional (11/11).
2016 Outdoor: Academic All-Big Ten...competed at seven events...ran the 1500 and 3000 steeplechase events...posted back-to-back second place finishes (11:22.42, 11:26.38)...in the 3000 steeple at the Maryland Invitational (3/26) and Lou Onesty Invite (4/9)...clocked season-best 11:12.52 in the 3000 steeple at Larry Ellis Invite (4/22-23)...finished 12th in a season-best 4:55.87 at the Kehoe Twilight Meet (5/6)...posted a time of 11:36.36 to take 19th in the 3000S at the Big Ten Championships (5/13-15).
2016 Indoor: Competed in three events...finished 16th in the mile (5:15.84) at Great Dane Classic (1/16)...took sixth in the mile (5:18.16) and 13th in the 800 (2:23.53) at Terrapin Invitational (1/30)... Ran a season-best 5:11.20 in the mile at SPIRE Invite (2/12-2/13)...also ran the 1000 at SPIRE, finishing in 3:09.67.
2015 Outdoor: Competed in four events...grabbed first at the Maryland Invitational in the 3000m steeplechase (11:35.64)...followed that up with a 10th-place finish in the same event at the Sam Howell Invitational (11:20.78)...placed fourth in the 3000mS at the Morgan State Legacy Meet (11:20.96)...took second in the 3000mS (11:29.29) at the Kehoe Twilight Meet.
2015 Indoor: Competed in three events...notched a 16th-place finish in the 3000m (11:05.28) at the Terrapin Invitational...placed 16th in the mile (5:25.50) at the Tiger Open...took 14th in the mile (5:33.67) at Navy’s Sweetheart Multi-Mix Madness.
2014 Cross Country: Competed in five events...placed 26th in the Mount St. Mary’s Duals (5K) in a time of 19.09.19…crossed the line third among Terps at the Salty Dog Invitational in a time of 24:06.75…notched a time of 24:20 at the Princeton Invitational…finished the Big Ten Championships in a time of 23:04.5…recorded a time of 23:35 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals.
2014 Outdoor: placed 21st in the 1500m in a season best 5:04.69...finished in 17th spot in the 3000m Steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Championship (11:23.93)...placed 16th in the same event in the Sam Howell Invitational (11:41.20)...notched a runner-up finish at the Kehoe Twilight (11:43.98) and the Maryland Invitational (11:46.87).
2014 Indoor: Season-best in the mile came at Navy Multi-Mix Madness for a fourth-place finish (5:18.21)...
2013 Cross Country: placed 46th overall over 5K at the Mount St. Mary’s Duals (20:24.90)… placed 37th at the Salty Dog Invitational (22:47.34)… crossed the line at 111th position overall and fifth on the team at the Princeton Cross Country Invitational over 6K (23:40)… finished 123rd over 6K at the 2013 ACC Championships (23:34.9)… placed fifth on the team and 133rd overall at NCAA Regionals (22:59).
Before Maryland: Competed for coach Rich Andrulonis at Bowie High School…in cross country, finished seventh, fifth and 20th, respectively, in 2010, ’11 and ’12 at the state championships…part of three state champion Bowie indoor and outdoor track teams in 2012 and 2013…finished fourth in the 1600 and 800 and 11th in the 3200 at the state championships in 2012…set four school records in the mile (5:10), 800m (2:19), 1600m (5:14), and 3200m (11:23)…county and regional champion…Runner of the Year in 2011 and 2012…All-County Track 2010-2013…All-Met Second Team in 2011 and honorable mention in 2010 and 2013.
Personal: Daughter of Christopher and Charlene Barnes…father played football at Wesley College…has one brother Christopher…chose Maryland for the “great academics and coaching staff”…career ambition is to be a lawyer or a government agent…major is history.