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#8 Tyler Barbarich
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Martinsville, N.J.
High School: Bridgewater-Rariton
Major: Finance
Experience: 2 Letters

At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad as a junior • member of the gold medal-winning U.S. Under 19 Team in 2011 • expected to Hens' top faceoff specialists for the second straight year in 2014 • for his career, has played in 23 games and won 191 of 346 faceoffs (.552) while recording 95 groundballs and scoring one goal.

2013 Season: Took over the starting faceoff specialist honors with the graduation of All-Colonial Athletic Association performer Dan Cooney and was a solid • appeared in all 15 games and won 173 of 304 faceoff attempts (.569) and led team with 84 groundballs • ranked No. 3 in the CAA and No. 16 in the NCAA in faceoff winning pct. (.569) and was No. 2 in the CAA and 25th in the NCAA in groundballs (5.6) • recorded six shot but did not score • won half or better of his faceoff attempts in 13 of 15 games • season-best effort was 16 wins in 21 attempts vs. Saint Joseph's • also won 15 of 25 draws vs. Drexel, 14 of 18 vs. Hofstra, and 14 of 21 against Loyola • had season-best 10 groundballs vs. Loyola and Hofstra and had five or more seven other times • team went 5-10 under head coach Bob Shillinglaw.

2012 Season: Saw action in eight games as a backup faceoff specialist behind Cooney • won 18 of 42 faceoff attemps for a 43 percent winning percentage • picked up 11 groundballs and scored first career goal on first career shot vs. Towson • won 3 of 4 faceoffs in career debut vs. Detroit and was 4 for 7 against No. 3 ranked Johns Hopkins • had season-high four groundballs vs. Hofstra.

High School: Three-year starter at midfield and on faceoffs at Bridgetwater-Raritan High School • led team to three-year record of 53-12, including a 22-2 mark as a senior in 2011 when he led the squad the state title. • member of the prestigious U.S. Under-19 squad that competed in the World Games in Finland in Summer, 2011 and won the gold medal • honor roll student • enjoyed an outstanding career and senior season season at Bridgewater, N.J. • earned first team All-American, All-State, All-county, and All-area honors as a senior • named state Midfielder of the Year for New Jersey as a senior.

Personal: Tyler Matthew-Hunter Barbarich ("barber-rich") • born Sept. 17, 1992 • son of David and Pat Barbarich •  has two older sisters •  finance major at Delaware • works as a lacrosse camp counselor during the summer • father played two seasons of football at the University of Pennsylvania.

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