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Serena Barr

Class: Sophomore
Position: D/M
Height: 5-4

Previous School: Lurgan College (HS)

Hometown: Lurgan, Northern Ireland

2013 (Fr.)
• Played and started in all 22 games
• One of only four players on the team to start each contest
• Named the NorPac's Maria Whitehead Rookie of the Year
• Earned NorPac East Division All-Conference honors, as well as VaSID All-State first team recognition
• Named the NorPac's East Division Rookie of the Week twice (Oct. 15 and Oct. 22) and Defensive Player of the Week once (Oct. 29)
• Tabbed a NFHCA Scholar of Distinction and earned a spot on the National Academic Squad
• Finished ranked in the top 10 in the conference in nearly every offensive category, including game-winning goals  (2nd/3), points per game (2nd/1.23), points (3rd/27), assists (3rd/9), assists per game (3rd/0.41), goals (4th/9), goals per game (6th/0.41), shots (7th/45) and shots per game (8th/2.05)
• Ranked second on the squad in points, shots and game-winning goals, while finishing third in goals and assists
• As a defender, helped the Lady Flames finish second in the NorPac and third in the nation in goals against average and second in the conference and 10th in the country in shutouts per game
• Tallied a career-high five points (2 goals, 1 assist) on Oct. 20 at Georgetown
• Recorded back-to-back two-goal games on Oct. 17 against Longwood and Oct. 20 versus Georgetown
• Fired off a career-high four shots on Oct. 17 at home against Longwood
• Notched at least one point in five consecutive contests, beginning on Oct. 13 versus Appalachian State and concluding on Oct. 27 against the Mountaineers

Prep
• Led her high school team, Lurgan College, to the semifinals of the Ulster Senior Schools Cup her freshman year
• Guided Lurgan to the title game in each of the next three seasons, including championships in 2011 and 2013
• Played an instrumental role as Lurgan College captured the All-Ireland Kate Russell Cup titles in 2011 and 2013
• Joined the Lurgan Ladies of the Ulster Premier League in 2009 and competed for the team for four years

International
• Competed on U16 and U18 teams for both her province of Ulster and the country of Ireland
• Played for Ulster in the UK School Games two different years, winning gold in 2012
• Also in 2012, she vice-captained Ulster to the Ireland Inter-Provincial title

Personal
• Daughter of Richard and Janice Barr
• The younger sister of Lady Flames midfielder Natalie Barr and twin sister of fellow sophomore Bethany Barr
• Birthday is June 11
• Majoring in biology
• Highly active in family's charity "Charlene's Project," founded by her late sister, Charlene