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Water Polo Recognized with Four Players on ACWPC All-Academic Teams

Barker named to Outstanding team for fourth straight year


Tyler Barker: A Dedicated Leader and Student-Athlete

Senior captain has performed in the pool and classroom for four years


Water Polo Cruises to Win Over Mercyhurst, 19-9 at CWPA Southerns

Mids get goals from 11 different players


Navy Water Polo Goes 2-0 on Saturday in Regular Season Finale

Mids defeat George Washington and Johns Hopkins


Water Polo to Finish Regular Season with Saturday Doubleheader at Home

Mids to play George Washington at 1 p.m. and Johns Hopkins at 7 p.m.


Navy Water Polo vs. Iona & PSU-Behrend

Navy hosts Iona and Penn State-Behrend at the Navy Open, Sept. 7. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


Navy Water Polo Class of 2015 Headshots

Navy Water Polo Class of 2015 Headshots

CAREER: 234 saves, 246 goals against, .488 save percentage in 62 games

SENIOR – 2014: Navy’s top backup goalie, Barker played in 17 games and posted a .489 save percentage with 69 saves and 72 goals against … accumulated eight steals on the defensive end, while notching a goal and three assists on offense … had eight appearances with five or more saves, including a season-high seven stops in three separate occasions … scored his first and only collegiate goal as a field player versus Penn State-Behrend in the Navy Open … named to the ACWPC All-Academic Outstanding squad for the fourth straight year … graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA as an honors systems engineering major and ranked first overall in both the Academic Order of Merit and Military Order of Merit.

JUNIOR - 2013: Served as the team's primary backup goalie, appearing in 15 games ... registered a .451 save percentage as he turned aside 32 shots, while allowing 39 goals ... assisted on three goals and made four steals ... made a season-high six saves versus Connecticut College ... had five appearances with four or more saves ... named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic Outstanding squad with a 4.00 GPA.

SOPHOMORE - 2012: Barker appeared in 18 games, stopping 95 shots against 114 goals allowed for a .455 save percentage ... added six assists and 26 steals on the season ... stopped a career-high 10 shots against Bucknell, while allowing just six goals ... made nine saves in the next game against Princeton, giving him 19 saves against 15 goals allowed during the key two-game sweep ... made eight saves in the second meeting against Princeton ... made at least six saves nine times during the 2012 season ... named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic Outstanding squad, owning a 4.00 GPA.

FRESHMAN - 2011: Barker had a strong freshman campaign, appearing in 12 games and making 38 saves against 21 goals for a .644 save percentage ... also added one assist and four steals ... made seven saves against Harvard (Sept. 18) and then again against the Crimson in the CWPA Eastern Tournament ... stopped six shots against Notre Dame (Ohio) in the CWPA Southern Division Tournament ... stopped four shots against one goal in his first career action, the season opener against Gannon and then against Salem International in the CWPA Southern Division Tournament ... recorded three saves against Mount San Antonio ... recorded lone assist against Notre Dame (Ohio) ... named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic Outstanding squad with a 4.00 GPA

PERSONAL: A 2011 graduate of Miramonte High School, Barker lettered twice in water polo and three times in swimming ... helped water polo team to four NCS titles and was a four-time academic All-American ... son of Eric and Jeanne Barker ... majoring in honors systems engineering.


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