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Field Hockey Tabs a Trio of Rising Senior Captains

February 5, 2016  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Field Hockey Tabs a Trio of Rising Senior Captains

Liberty Field Hockey Head Coach Jodi Murphy has announced Bethany Barr, Serena Barr and Carrie Logie as the team captains for the 2016 spring and fall season.

Bethany Barr, a rising senior midfielder, is coming off a strong junior campaign. The Northern Ireland native recorded a career-best eight goals and handed out seven assists on the season. Barr's seven assists ranked second on the squad behind sister Serena. Barr chipped in two game-winning goals including the game-winner in overtime against Providence on Oct. 25 in Providence, R.I. Barr currently ranks fifth in program history in goals scored with 20, third in assists with 23 and fifth in points with 63. On Nov. 30, 2015, Barr was named to the NFHCA South All-Region for the second consecutive season. On Dec. 18, 2015, Barr made her first appearance on a VaSID squad, capturing a position on the VaSID second team.

Serena Barr, a rising senior defender, finished the 2015 season third on the team in points with 25. The junior defender ended the season with eight goals while also recording nine assists for the third consecutive year. Barr chipped in one game-winning goal during the season. Serena currently ranks first in program history for assists (27), fourth in goals (21) and fourth in points with 69. Barr was named to the NFHCA South All-Region for the second consecutive season on Nov. 30, 2015. The Northern Ireland native also garnered a position on the VaSID All-State second team, marking her third consecutive appearance on a VaSID squad.

Carrie Logie is a rising senior forward from Clemmons, N.C. Logie has competed in 19 contests during her three years at Liberty.

"I am thrilled to announce Bethany, Carrie and Serena as our three rising senior captains for this spring and the upcoming fall season," stated head coach Jodi Murphy. "These three girls embody the leadership qualities that this program esteems: servant hearted, hardworking, honest and humble. They each have a variety of gifts to pour into this program and those gifts will be a tremendous asset as we transition into the Big East next fall. I have full confidence they will guide their teammates to sow deeply from a spiritual, academic and athletic standpoint as they each of have done over the course of their careers."