Received Second-Team All-Patriot League honors as a long stick specialist on the nation's No. 1-ranked scoring defense ... Navy's defensive unit surrendered just 5.47 goals per game and allowed double-digit goals only once during the season (in an 11-10 win by the Mids over arch rival Army) ... a versatile player, Barger can swing between close defense and the defensive midfield position ... competed in all 15 contests where he picked up 20 grounders, including a career-high five in the Mids' regular-season win over Lehigh.
Competed in 11 of the 16 games, including Navy's NCAA Tournament contests against Delaware and Virginia ... worked his way into the rotation by the middle of the season where he spelled Navy's starting defensemen ... scooped up eight ground balls, including two against Lafayette and semifinal-bound Virginia.
Saw action in five contests during the year, all in conference action ... grabbed one ground ball over the course of the season, which came against Lehigh ... earned an N-Star by playing against Army in the Mids' 18-10 win ... played his first-collegiate contest March 13 at home against Bucknell.
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Two-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Shenendehowa High School, while earning three letters in hockey and football ... member of back-to-back lacrosse teams which won the region championship ... the 2002 team won it with a 20-4 record, while the 2003 squad posted a 15-9 record ... garnered 2003 All-Area recognition, as well as US Lacrosse All-America accolades as a defenseman ... also served as lacrosse team captain his senior campaign ... named team MVP and earned tournament MVP kudos twice in 2003 as a member of his high school's hockey team ... named second-team all-area playing defense for the hockey squad ... led Shenendehowa to the state football championship game with a 13-1 record in 2003 playing fullback and safety ... full name is Victor Allan Barger ... born Feb. 3, 1985, in Portsmouth, Va. ... son of Roy and Cande Barger ...majoring in Aerospace Engineering ... has service selected Navy pilot.