Darwin Barney

Darwin Barney

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Beaverton, OR

High School:
Southridge HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
SS-2B

Experience:
HS

B-T:
R-R

OREGON STATE: Begins his career at OSU this spring ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Darwin played very well in the fall for us. He made some adjustments and looks to be the guy who can start for us as a freshman at shortstop."

SOUTHRIDGE HIGH: Lettered 4 years for coaches Tom Campbell, Don Fitzgerald ... 2-time all-state first team ... 2-time league Player of the Year ... as a senior, batted .611, 8 homers, 25 RBIs, 19-for-19 stolen bases ... as a junior, batted .412, 3 homers, 11 RBIs, 9 stolen bases ... also played soccer ... prep teammate Rob Summers plays for OSU ... 3.3 GPA.

PERSONAL: Has not decided on a major ... born in Portland, Ore. ... parents are Dave and Deedee Barney; family includes brothers Doug (23), Davey (22), sisters Deanna (20), Darilyn (17) ... brother Davey played baseball for Pacific (Ore.), cousin Santiago Perez played in Texas Rangers' system ... enjoys friends and recreation ... top athletic thrill was winning high school state baseball title as a sophomore ... favorite athlete is Nomar Garciaparra; favorite movie is Mr. Baseball; favorite TV show is SportsCenter; favorite actor is Jackie Chan; favorite book is Odd Thomas; favorite vehicle is Lincoln Aviator; favorite restaurant is Tony Roma's ... chose OSU because "it felt right, I liked the facilities and it's a good group of guys."

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