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Women's Basketball

 
3 - Chelsea Barker
Chelsea Barker
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Waterville, Maine
High School: Messalonskee
Position: G

AS A JUNIOR (2009-10): Saw action in 26 games and averaged a career-high 12.3 minutes per contest… Posted career bests of 3.2 points per game, 1.5 rebounds per game, 16 assists, four blocks and six steals… Made 23 of 30 (.767) free throws on the year, including 21 of 23 to start the season… Scored seven points in eight minutes of action in her season debut against UMES (Nov. 15)… Had a perfect shooting night against Navy, going 4-for-4 from the floor, including 3-for-3 from long range, and 4-for-4 from the foul line, tying her career best with a team-high 15 points... Added five rebounds in 28 minutes off the bench and was named America East Player of the Game against the Mids… Doubled her career total of 3-pointers in one game… Scored 11 points on 3-of-4 shooting and 4-of-4 from the foul line at Loyola (Dec. 20)… Averaged 7.3 ppg in four games from Dec. 2-20… Capped UMBC’s 10-0 run late in the first half against Hartford with a fastbreak layup that cut the deficit to five (Jan. 6)… Scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds en route to America East Player of the Game honors against Binghamton (Jan. 18)… Earned her first start of the season against Vermont, playing a team-high 29 minutes, and was the only Retriever in double figures with 10 points (Jan. 21)… Started at Boston University and scored six points on a pair of 3-pointers (Jan. 24)… Made her third consecutive start against Stony Brook and recorded career highs with seven rebounds and two blocks (Jan. 28)… Averaged 7.6 ppg in five games from Jan. 18-28… Scored eight points on 4-of-8 shooting at Hartford (Feb. 2)… Played at least 23 minutes in six straight games from Jan. 18-Feb. 2… Also earned the start against Maine (Feb. 7) and atBinghamton (Feb. 10) for five starts in a six-game span… Named the team’s Unsung Hero at UMBC’s varsity awards banquet… Recognized on the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2008-09): Saw action in 17 games and averaged 4.6 minutes per contest… Made her first career start on Jan. 17 against Maine and scored two points in four minutes of action… Picked up her first career block on Nov. 30 against UMES… Scored a season-high seven points with her only 3-pointer of the season and grabbed three rebounds in 14 minutes against Rider (Dec. 29)… Missed the last two games of the regular season with a sprained ankle, but returned for the America East quarterfinals match against Binghamton, scoring four points in three minutes… Went 8-for-9 at the foul line on the season… Recognized on the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08): Saw action in 25 games and averaged 6.2 minutes per outing… Made her collegiate debut in the season opener, playing one minute against George Washington (Nov. 9)… Picked up her first career rebound and steal in six minutes at Coppin State (Nov. 14)… Scored her first career points on a lay-up with 7:18 to play against James Madison (Nov. 16)… Added her first career 3-pointer two minutes later to finish with five points in four minutes… Played 23 minutes, including the entire second half, at Navy (Dec. 5) and grabbed a career-high six rebounds, including four on the offensive end of the floor… Tripled her previous career best with 15 points on a career-high seven field goals in 24 minutes to lead the Retrievers at Hartford (Feb. 5) and earned America East Player of the Game… Scored seven points and recorded two steals in just nine minutes at New Hampshire (Feb. 23)… Shot 42.9 percent (21-for-49) on the season, including 50 percent (13-for-26) in 12 America East games… Garnered recognition on the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Player of the Year (2006, 2007)… Also earned Player of the Year honors from the Morning Sentinel, as well as First-Team All-State from theBangor Daily News and Portland Press Herald as a senior… A finalist for Miss Maine Basketball 2007… Scored 1,398 points in her career, with 508 points scored during her senior season, when she averaged 24.1 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.1 steals and 2.0 assists per game… Led the Messalonskee Eagles to a 17-1 record and the 2007 Eastern Maine Class A finals, where she was held scoreless in the first half before exploding for 28 points in the second period, including the game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game against eventual state champion Cony into overtime… Scored 20 points for the East team in the Maine McDonald’s Senior All-Star game… A Third-Team All-State selection by the Bangor Daily Newsas a junior… Earned First-Team All-Conference as a sophomore… Selected to the All-Rookie Team as a freshman… A four-year starter in high school and two-time Best Offensive Player (2004, 2005) on her team… Also played softball for three years at Messalonskee and was the first baseman for the state championship team as a sophomore… An Honor Roll student who received the Ed Fabian Award for excellent academic achievement.

PERSONAL: One of three children to Pamela Barker and Linwood Barker… Mother played college basketball at Southern Maine… Has an older sister, Hillary, and a twin sister, Amanda, who plays softball at UMBC… Amanda was also a four-year basketball starter at Messalonskee High School who joinedChelsea in the 1,000-point club for her career… Chose UMBC over Maine Maritime Academy to fulfill her dream of playing Division I basketball… Born June 16, 1989… A psychology major.

 
 

 Year

 GP-GS

 Min-Avg

 FG-A

 Pct

 3FG-A

 Pct

 FT-A

 Pct

 2007-08

 25-0

 155-6.2

 21-49

 .429

 2-10

 .200

 7-13

 .538

 2008-09

 17-1

 79-4.6

 11-33

 .333

 1-7

 .143

 8-9

 .889

 2009-10

 26-5

 321-12.3

 27-91

 .297

 7-40

 .175

 23-30

 .767

 TOTAL

 68-6

 555-8.2

 59-173

 .341

 10-57

 .175

 38-52

 .731

 
 
 

 Year

 Off

 Def

 Tot

 Avg.

 PF

 FO

 A

 TO

 Blk

 Stl

 Pts

 Avg.

 2007-08

 8

 10

 18

 0.7

 13

 0

 10

 24

 0

 5

 51

 2.0

 2008-09

 1

 7

 8

 0.5

 12

 0

 2

 12

 1

 3

 31

 1.8

 2009-10

 11

 27

 38

 1.5

 20

 0

 16

 24

 4

 6

 84

 3.2

 TOTAL

 20

 44

 64

 0.9

 45

 0

 28

 60

 5

 14

 166

 2.4


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