Friars play pair of BIG EAST opponents beginning on Friday, Jan. 2 against Butler.
Ninety-seven Friar student-athletes earned their varsity jackets.
Friars open BIG EAST play against Butler at 1:00 p.m. on January 1 in Providence, R.I.
Friars close non-conference schedule with the Eagles on Sunday, December 29 at Alumni Hall.
Sarah Beal fuels the Friars with 13 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals.
2014-15: Appeared in 13 of the Friars’ 30 games... Averaged 6.4 minutes per game off the bench... Dished a season-high two assists against DePaul on Jan. 25... Recorded a career-high seven steals against St. John’s on Feb. 8, and added a season-high four points and three rebounds.
2013-14: Played 29 games and appeared in the starting line-up once as a rookie... Averaged 2.2 points and 1.9 rebounds per game... Came off the bench against Bryant (11/12) and recorded season highs in points (15), rebounds (six) and assists (three)... Shot 5-9 from three-point territory vs. the Bulldogs...Also recorded six rebounds and three assists in her collegiate debut against UMass Lowell (11/9)... Matched her career high with three assists against Arizona State (11/27)... Collected a career-high three steals and played a career-best 28 minutes vs. DePaul (1/8).
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Attended Stony Point High School, where she was a four-year member of the starting line-up... As a senior during the 2012-13 season, averaged 11.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 3.1 steals per game... Averaged double-figures in the scoring column during three of her four seasons at Stony Point... Three-time First-Team All-District selection (2010-12)... Named Second-Team All-District as a freshman (2009-10)... Also played for Austin Elite RFW.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Patricia Barba and Michael Simpson... Born January 20, 1995... Planned major of study is currently undecided.
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