Rachel Barnes nets 14 points to cap off a special day for Providence College athletics.
2011-2012: Returned to the court for her first game on November 14 against Virginia, after missing the season opener with an injury... Came off the bench to record six points, one rebound and two assists... Played in 29 games overall and started 28... Averaged 8.1 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.0 steal per game... Recorded 10 double-digit scoring games during season, seven of which came against BIG EAST opponents... Scored a career-high 16 points against Brown on December 4 and Akron on December 28... Grabbed a career-best five rebounds against Oakland (11/22), Brown (12/4) and Akron (12/28)... Dished a career-high five assists against UMass on December 9 and No. 4/4 Notre Dame on February 14... Against Akron on December 28, she led the team with a career-high 16 points on 6-7 shooting from the field (1-1 from three-point range)...Eleven of her 16 points came in the decisive second half... Named to the Brown Bear Classic All-Tournament Team... On February 4, she hit four of her five three-point field goal attempts... Her four three pointers marked a personal single-game career high... She was 3-3 in the first half from beyond the arc... Finished the season ranked first on the team in three-point shooting percentage (.342, 27-79)... Finished the regular-season schedule ranked seventh among BIG EAST players in three-point shooting percentage through 16 league games (.396, 19-48).
2010-2011: Played in 20 games for the Friars and made her first appearance in the starting line-up against Brown (12/3)...Started three games overall, including the Friars' game against Pitt on February 15... Posted the first double-digit scoring game of her career against Boston University with 10 points and added a season-best four rebounds (12/31)...Recorded a career-high 11 points in a 63-61 victory over Louisville in the Friars' regular-season finale on February 28, hitting 4-9 shots from the field, including 3-4 attempts from three-point territory... Hauled in four boards against #18/17 Georgetown (1/15) and Villanova (2/9)...Notched season-high four assists against No. 14/15 West Virginia (2/1) and collected season-high three steals against Villanova (2/9)...Averaged 4.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game.
AT THOMAS JEFFERSON: Played high school basketball with fellow freshman Danielle Pearson at Thomas Jefferson...Three-year team captain... Earned All-State Fourth-Team and All-City First-Team honors (2010)...Rated the 26th-best player overall coming out of high school, and eighth-best shooting guard, according to ESPNU HoopGurlz... Averaged 25.4 points, 4.1 assists and 3.8 rebounds during the 2009-10 season... Also named All-City Player of the Year (Brooklyn), All-Boro Player of the Year and MVP of the Boro Wheel Chair Classic (2010)... Helped guide her team to an A-Division Championship.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Christine Cropper and Jeff Haywood... Born July 15, 1991... Has two brothers, Joaquin and Raheem... Has three sisters, Ashley, Emonni and Rukiah... Major is currently undeclared.