2015: Played in 53 of 54 games for the Retrievers, making 52 starts in those contests in the outfield... Finished the year with a .278 batting average with 49 hits... Had 14 doubles, four triples, and five home runs, all team highs... Scored 25 runs while driving in 35 runs... Had a team best .489 slugging percentage... Went 8-9 on the base paths, and had a fielding percentage of .938... Went 2-5 with three runs scored in a 10-9 extra inning win against Binghamton in March... Had a 2-4 performance, drilling a double and a home run with two RBI in a win against UMass Lowell... Had his best game against UMES, going 3-4 from the plate with a double and a home run and two RBI... Named to the America East All-Tournament Team... Named to America East Honor Roll.
2014: Played in all 46 games for the Retrievers, making 42 starts in right field, while also starting three times at third base, and once as the designated hitter… Hit a career-best .262 during the year while launching two home runs for the second straight year… Drove in a team-best 27 runs, while also coming across to score 26 times… Swiped 11 bases during the year as UMBC stole 62 bags as a team, the second-highest total in school history… Drew a career-best 16 walks on the year… Led the team with 14 multi-hit games, including a four-hit game against George Washington on April 22… Went 4-for-4 with a home run and two doubles in the Retrievers’ road win in Northern Virginia… Also drove in four runs while scoring twice against the Colonials… Was named the America East Player of the Week after hitting .500 (7-for-14) in four games against Navy and East Carolina (March 27-30)… Connected for two doubles and drove in three runs during the stretch… Hit .342 in non-conference action, smashing two home runs and collecting 20 RBI… Registered a .966 fielding percentage.
2013: Played in 45 games, making 42 starts for the Retrievers as a sophomore… Hit his first two career homeruns while also collecting 12 doubles… His first career long ball, a two-run shot, came at George Washington on March 27 and broke a 1-1 tie as UMBC won 4-1 on the road… Scored the game-winning run as UMBC defeated George Mason, 11-10, on a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth on Apr. 17… Recorded nine multi-hit games during the year, including a 4-for-4 effort against Maine on Apr. 14… Connected for two doubles and a homerun, and scored three runs, in the loss to the Black Bears… Recorded a career-best seven-game hit streak from May 4-11… Drove in a season-high three runs as UMBC defeated Hartford, 7-4, to complete the doubleheader sweep on May 11.
2012: Saw action in 43 games for the Retrievers, starting 37 contests as a freshman... Set season-bests with three hits, three runs scored, and three RBI against Navy on March 9... Had a season-long hit streak of five consecutive games from Feb. 25-Mar. 4... Recorded four multi-hit games.
Background: Played high school baseball at Annandale High School... As a senior in 2011, was named to the First Team All-State and named a Washington Post All-Metro Honorable Mention... In 2010 named to the Second Team All-Patriot District... Three-year letter winner in football as well.
Personal: Son of Judson and Rosemary Barnes... Has one sister, Laura, and one brother, Chris... Laura played tennis at Randolph-Macon... Majoring in computer science... Enjoys the movie Major League... Born. May 4, 1993.