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Abby Barker
Abby Barker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Watterson

Position:
Forward


10/19/2014

No. 9 Northwestern Holds Off Spartans

Northwestern 5, MSU 2

10/17/2014

Spartans Upset No. 12 Iowa

Sierra Patton records 10 saves in her first career shutout.

10/16/2014

Field Hockey Hosts Pair of Ranked Opponents

MSU welcomes No. 9 Northwestern and No. 12 Iowa this upcoming weekend.

10/12/2014

Spartans Lose in Overtime, 2-1

10/11/2014

Spartans Stopped By Hoosiers

Sierra Patton made a career-high 13 saves.

11/10/2013

Big Ten Champions

MSU rallied back to defeat Iowa 3-2 and win the Big Ten Tournament.

10/04/2013

Michigan State vs. Ohio State

Michigan State vs. Ohio State 9/28/13

11/01/2012

No. 21 Michigan State vs. No. 5 Penn State

MSU field hockey senior day and matchup against Penn State as the Spartans their conclude regular-season schedule.

10/08/2012

No. 22 Michigan State vs. Pacific

Michigan State faces Pacific at Ralph Young Field on Oct. 1 2012.

09/24/2012

No. 15 Michigan State vs. No. 13 Iowa

Michigan State field hockey faces Iowa at Ralph Young Field in its first Big Ten game of the 2012 season.

Game-by-Game Statistics: 2014 |

Meet the Spartans: Abby Barker


2013: Longstreth/NFHCA Division I Third-Team All-American... 2013 Longstreth/ NFHCA Division I First Team All-West Region selection... First Team All-Big Ten... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten All-Tournament Team... Named Big Ten Tournament MVP, scoring five in goals in three games that helped lead MSU a tournament championship... Led the team and ranked third in the Big Ten in both points (38) and goals (18)... Her 18 goals tied for the seventh-most all-time at MSU in a single season... Pushed her career goal total to 45, which ranks sixth all-time at MSU... Recorded the first two hat tricks of her career, both coming in games against Indiana (10/4, 11/7) ... Tallied six game-winning goals, highlighted by a double-overtime goal over No. 16 Michigan (10/11)... Named a "Player to Watch" in the Big Ten to start the season... Competed at the USA Field Hockey U-21 National Championships in June.

2012: One of five Spartans to start all 20 matches... Scored 18 of MSU's 33 goals, while assisting on three ...Finished the season fourth in the Big Ten in goals with 18, third in goals per game (0.9), and fifth in total points (39)...First-Team All-Big Ten selection... Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team... Longstreth/ NFHCA First-Team All-West Region selection...Second-team NFCHA All-American...Recorded four points in four separate contests, at Maine (8/26), against Louisville (9/16), at Michigan (10/12), and at Central Michigan (10/21)...Scored a goal in 13 of the Spartans' 20 contests, while recording five two-goal games...Had a season high five points against Iowa, scoring two goals and adding one assist... Academic All-Big Ten honoree... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... Participated in both the USA Field Hockey National Championships and U-21 National Championships in the summer of 2013.

2011: 2011 Longstreth/NFHCA All-West Region Second Team selection... Honored as a member of 2011 NFHCA National Academic Squad... Named to the Second Team All-Big Ten... Recognized as a member of the Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-West Region Second Team... Saw action in all 20 games for the Spartans, starting 15... Lead the team in scoring with nine goals and one assist for a total of 19 points... Had a team-high three game-winning goals... Notched a team-best 23 shots on goal... Scored two goals in a game three times over the season: at Providence (9/18), against New Hampshire (10/2), and at Indiana (10/9)... Tallied her first point as a Spartan on an assist on Chelsy Coil's goal against Louisville (8/28)... Scored the game-winning goal in MSU's 3-0 win over No. 7 Virginia (9/10)... Scored twice at Providence including tallying the game-winning goal in the Spartan's 3-2 victory (9/18)... Notched a five goal scoring streak over three games starting from the match against New Hampshire to the loss to Indiana (10/2-10/9)... Scored twice against New Hampshire (10/2)... Tallied the game-winning goal in MSU's 1-0 win at Ball State (10/8)... Scored two goals at Indiana (10/9)... Was named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week for the week of Oct. 11th for her three-goal efforts against Ball State and Indiana... Netted MSU's only goal in its 2-1 loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament

Prior to MSU:An All-Ohio honoree in 2009 and 2010...Was a state champion in 2009, a district runner up in 2008 and 2010, and a state runner up in 2007...Took part in the National Futures Championship as a member of the U16 team...Competed in the Junior Olympics and Junior Women's National Championship...Named to the 2010 Midwest Women's Training squad...Was named the captain of her high school team her senior year...Lettered in both field hockey and lacrosse in high school

Personal:Born on May 5, 1993...Daughter of Bill and Donna Barker...Plans on majoring in Engineering.

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