Rachel Barnes paces Friars with game-high 19 points.
2011-2012: Played 28 games for the Friars and appeared in the starting line-up 24 times... Averaged 4.4 points per game and finished second on the team in rebounding (5.4 rpg)... Led the team with 35 blocked shots, marking a single-season career best... Recorded the first double-double of her collegiate career against Dartmouth (11/26) with 11 points and a career-high 13 rebounds... Netted a career-high 13 points in a win over Pittsburgh on January 28...It marked her second double-digit scoring game of the season and second of her career... Recorded 6+ rebounds in 14 of the 28 games she has played including three double-digit rebounding games... In the Friars' regular-season finale against USF on February 27, she recorded a game-high 12 rebounds, including a career-high seven offensive boards... Dished a career-best three assists vs. Dartmouth (11/26)... Blocked a career-high five shots against Clemson on December 22... Recorded a career-high five steals in the Friars' victory over West Virginia on January 14.
2010-2011: Played 27 of the Friars' 29 games on the season and made her first appearance in the starting line-up against Oakland University on December 22... Scored a season-high nine points in two games against Rhode Island (11/17) and Alabama (11/27)...Hauled in a season-high 11 rebounds against Rhode Island (11/17)...Blocked a season-high four shots on December 1 against Yale... Finished second on the team in blocked shots with 26... Tied with Emily Cournoyer `10 for third place all-time in blocked shots by a freshman... Averaged 3.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.0 blocked shot per game... Named to the BIG EAST All-Freshman Team on March 3, prior to the start of the BIG EAST Women's Basketball Championship...Became the first Friar to earn the honor since Mi-Khida Hankins `11 in 2008.
AT HOPKINS PREP: Rated the 23rd-best power forward coming out of high school, according to ESPNU HoopGurlz... Averaged a double-double with 18.1 points and 18.0 rebounds per game as a senior during the 2009.10 season... Also averaged 2.5 blocked shots per game... All-State selection (2010)... Two-time New England Prep School All-Star (2009, 2010)... Three-time New Haven Register All-District and All-Fairchester League selection (2008, 2009, 2010)... Earned All-Area honors during each of her four seasons at Hopkins Prep.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Carlene Okafor... Born December 6, 1992... Has one brother, Caleb-Pierre Harris... Has one sister, Amber Okafor... Majoring in psychology.