Kansas Jayhawks

Sam Barnett

Position Midfielder
Height 5'8''
Class Junior
Hometown Edmond, Okla.
High School Edmond Memorial HS

Appeared in all 25 of the Jayhawks’ matches during her second season, starting each of the team’s final 10 contests … Netted first collegiate goal in KU’s 2-0 victory over Western Michigan (9/15) … Season’s second goal came in the Jayhawks’ 2-1 double-overtime win over No. 10 Oklahoma State (11/8) in the Big 12 Championship semifinals … Named to the All-Tournament Team at the Big 12 Championship … Averaged 44 minutes per outing with a season-high 94 minutes coming in that Big 12 tournament victory against Oklahoma State … Also tallied 17 shots on the year, eight of which were on target.

Saw action in 20 matches this season … Averaged 14.1 minutes per game … Posted four shots on the year.

Helped Edmond Memorial to the 2016 City Championship as well as the District title in 2017 … Named to the all-city second team along with the Central Oklahoma All-Conference squad following her sophomore season in 2016 … Added all-city honorable mention accolades following her junior campaign in 2017.

For her club, Oklahoma FC, was a member of five state championship teams and helped lead the group to the national championships in 2017 … During the national championships run, was the top scorer in Region 3 as well as the Super Y Finals and for her efforts was named SYL Nationals’ Top performer … Also helped Oklahoma FC to four Region 3 semifinal runs in a five-year span, advancing to the finals in 2013 and 2017.

Daughter of Maurice and Sara Barnett … Has two siblings, Merick (12) and Mia (10) … Father, Maurice, played soccer at Oklahoma City University … Has two cousins who were also student-athletes in the Big 12, Kristian Doolittle is a sophomore on the Oklahoma men’s basketball team, and Kameron Doolittle was a wide receiver at Oklahoma State from 2013-15 … Majoring in nursing.