2009 Women's Soccer Roster

Vaila Barsley

23 Vaila Barsley

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    Great Yarmouth, England


As A Junior In 2008: One of the team[apos]s top defenders, playing and starting in 16 games ... logged 1,371 minutes of action ... anchored defensive line that set the new program record with 10 shutouts and a 0.593 goals against average ... also helped defense finish 11th in the nation in GAA and 26th in the nation with a 0.526 shutout percentage ... garnered Soccer Buzz All-Northeast second team honors in addition to being named to the to the NSCAA Scholar All-East Region team ... tallied a goal and an assist - both coming in BIG EAST play - to finish seventh on the team with three points ... played and started in nine BIG EAST contests ... three points in league action tied for fourth most on team ... helped squad post five shutouts in conference action, including over then-No. 11 West Virginia (Sept. 25) and then-No. 15 Rutgers (Oct. 17) ... tallied a season-high two shots against Fairfield (Aug. 22), playing 90 minutes en route to shutout ... saw 110 minutes of action, helping team preserve scoreless tie against Columbia (Sept. 12) ... started and played full 110 minutes in 0-0 tie with Syracuse (Sept. 19) ... logged 45 minutes of play to help shutout then-No. 11 WVU (Sept. 25) in scoreless tie ... scored goal off a header in 73rd minute against Marquette (Oct. 10) ... assisted on the game-winning goal against USF (Oct. 12) ... also played 90 minutes to lead STJ to shutout win over Bulls ... saw action in 90 minutes, helping STJ post the shutout win over then-No. 15 Rutgers (Oct. 17) ... tallied a shot on goal against Georgetown (Oct. 21) ... kept STJ in the game against UConn (Oct. 26), playing 110 minutes in 1-1 tie.

As A Sophomore In 2007: Played in 17 games, getting the starting nod in 15 ... was a key contributor to a defensive unit that posted eight shutouts and only allowed 17 goals on the season ... registered 14 shots on the year ... played in 10 BIG EAST games, starting in eight ... seven shots in BIG EAST play were the sixth-most on squad ... posted first assist of the year against Sacred Heart (Sept. 7), tallying the helper on the first goal of the game ... notched two shots against Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 9 ... played and started against Vermont (Sept. 14) and helped squad record the shutout win ... tallied three shots - two of which were on goal - against Maine (Sept. 16) ... played the entire game against Syracuse (Sept. 21) and helped hold the team scoreless ... also posted a shot against the Orange ... tallied a season-high four shots and one on goal against Pittsburgh (Sept. 30) ... key contributor in team[apos]s shutout win over UConn (Oct. 26), coming off the bench and playing solid defense ... recorded a shot on goal in a 2-1 win over Providence (Oct. 28).

As A Freshman In 2006: Made a dynamic debut in the BIG EAST, starting 18 games and netting four goals and an assist ... selected to the All-BIG EAST third team ... a third team Freshman All-American and second team All-Northeast Region selection by Soccer Buzz ... also garnered All-Northeast Region Second Team recognition from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) ... scored first-career goal at Fairfield (Sept. 5) ... headed home the game-tying goal to force overtime at Syracuse (Sept. 15) ... assisted on the game-tying goal at Pittsburgh (Sept. 22) ... scored the first St. John[apos]s goal en route to a 3-1 win over Seton Hall (Oct. 13) ... header off a corner kick gave the Red Storm a 1-0 victory over South Florida (Oct. 20).

Before St. John[apos]s: Played for the Under 17 England National Team ... played for the Arsenal Reserves and the Norfolk Ladies at the club level ... attended the Arsenal Ladies Soccer Academy ... Arsenal Reserves were runners-up of Reserve League South 1 and winners of the Reserve League Cup ... Norwich City Ladies were the Eastern Region[apos]s premiership winners and league cup winners in 2005-06. Personal: Vaila M. Barsley ... born in Boston, England ... daughter of Roger and Rosemary Barsley ... has a brother, Daniel (23) ... majoring in accounting.


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