Notre Dame defeated St. Bonaventure 7-0 on March 31st, in the Eck Tennis Pavilion.
2012 FALL SEASON: Won two singles contests and three doubles matches during the fall ... earned one win at the USTA/ITA Midwest Singles Championships and another at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... won one doubles contest at the Vredevelt Invitational and two at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... teamed with three different doubles partners during fall.
AS A FRESHMAN: Went 7-2 during the fall in singles action ... also went 3-2 in doubles, including 1-0 during the spring ... went 3-1 in singles at Tom Fallon Invitational, winning all three contests in straight sets ... advanced to main draw of 2011 USTA/ITA Regional Championships after working way through qualifier draw with a trio of straight-sets victories ... went 2-1 in doubles at Tom Fallon Invitational, picking up a pair of wins with fellow freshman Michael Fredericka ... teamed with Fredericka to beat the No. 3 doubles team from Saint Bonaventure, 8-4, in lone spring action ... went to Uganda in May with Notre Dame's Play Like a Champion Today organization ... named to the Dean's List during the fall and spring semester ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Brebeuf High School in the spring of 2011 ... played No. 1 for Rick Scotten at Brebeuf ... won the state championship during junior year ... won a sectional championship as a senior and was state runner-up ... outside of tennis, co-founded the Kenya club at Brebeuf in 2010 ... organization raises money for three groups in Kenya: Neema House (home for displaced children in Eldoret), St. Aloysius Gonzaga (high school in Nairobi) and the Kenya Carnival (held every year on Labor Day weekend to support kids in Chulaimbo) ... has visited Kenya three times and hopes to one day reside there ... received Bart McCormick memorial scholarship award for academic excellence and student life participation ... born to Thomas and Rene Barnard in Indianapolis, Ind. ... has an older sister, Anna, and two younger sisters, Carly and Eva, whom the family adopted from Kenya in 2005 ... mother, Rene, played college tennis at Butler ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.