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Rachel Barnes

Class: Junior
Position: Throws
Height: 5-8

Previous School: East Brunswick HS

Hometown: Milltown, N.J.

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Included on the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Focused on the shot put as a sophomore, placing 17th in the Big South
• Outdoor personal-best 42-6.25 mark came at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational, moving her up to No. 4 in program history

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Threw the shot put a personal-best 42-9 at the Big South Championship, placing fifth in the event and climbing to fifth place in Liberty history
• Best weight throw of the year (46-2.75) came at the Hornet Sprints, Jumps and Throws Challenge

2011 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Made the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Came in seventh in the Big South shot put final
• Shot putted 40-3.5 at the Carolina's Cup to place second and move into Liberty's all-time top five for the event

2010-11 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Finished ninth in the Big South weight throw with a personal-best 48-8.25 heave
• Won two shot put titles during the season, at the Hornet Sprints, Jumps and Throws Challenge and the Liberty Quad
• Season-best shot put of 42-3.5 came at the Liberty Quad

• Graduated from East Brunswick High School
• 2010 indoor sectional champion in the shot put
• Personal-best throws were 40-5 in the shot put and 119-3 in the discus

• Daughter of Arnold and Autumn Barnes
• Religion major
• Birthday is Oct. 10

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
SP – 45-4.25 (13.82m)
WT – 48-8.25 (14.84m)
DISC – 100-11 (30.75m)
HAM – 127-0 (38.71m)