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Schedule

W Water Polo
FINAL
Fri
Feb 16
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
22
Washington & Jefferson
Washington, Pa.
3
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Feb 17
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
15
Saint Francis (PA)
Saint Francis (PA)
Erie, Pa.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Feb 17
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
16
La Salle
La Salle
Erie, Pa.
8
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Feb 18
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
12
Gannon
Gannon
Erie, Pa.
7
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Feb 18
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
10
Mercyhurst College
Mercyhurst College
Erie, Pa.
4
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 03
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
8
Mercyhurst College
Mercyhurst College
Bloomington, Ind.
2
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 03
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
9
No. 13 Hartwick
Bloomington, Ind.
16
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 04
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
9
No. 10 Indiana
Bloomington, Ind.
14
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 04
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
11
Cal Lutheran
Cal Lutheran
Bloomington, Ind.
8
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 10
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
6
Iona
Iona
Loudonville, N.Y.
8
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 10
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
14
La Salle
La Salle
Loudonville, N.Y.
2
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 11
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
14
St. Francis Brooklyn
St. Francis Brooklyn
Loudonville, N.Y.
9
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 11
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
6
No. 17 Wagner
Loudonville, N.Y.
8
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 17
Gannon
Gannon
11
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
Lexington, Va.
19
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 17
(RV) George Washington
14
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
Lexington, Va.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 24
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
8
No. 24 Marist
New Rochelle, N.Y.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 24
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
9
Villanova
Villanova
New Rochelle, N.Y.
10
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 25
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
11
Siena
Siena
New Rochelle, N.Y.
4
W Water Polo
FINAL
Mon
Mar 26
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
11
Whittier (All Match Times in California are PDT)
Whittier, Calif.
6
W Water Polo
FINAL
Tue
Mar 27
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
3
No. 17 UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, Calif.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Wed
Mar 28
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
12
Redlands
Redlands
Redlands, Calif.
5
W Water Polo
FINAL
Thu
Mar 29
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
14
Occidental
Occidental
Los Angeles, Calif.
10
W Water Polo
FINAL
Fri
Mar 30
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
16
University of La Verne
University of La Verne
La Verne, Calif.
10
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Apr 07
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
9
No. 18 Wagner
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
13
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Apr 07
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
10
La Salle
La Salle
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
4
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Apr 08
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
13
(RV) Iona
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Apr 08
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
18
St. Francis Brooklyn
St. Francis Brooklyn
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
10
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Apr 14
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
12
Siena
Siena
Philadelphia, Pa.
6
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Apr 14
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
5
No. 24 Marist
Philadelphia, Pa.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Apr 15
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
17
Villanova
Villanova
Philadelphia, Pa.
14
W Water Polo
12:00 PM
Sat
Apr 28
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
No. 18 Wagner
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
W Water Polo
TBA
Sun
Apr 29
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
MAAC Championship
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Shelby

Barkley

ShelbyBarkleyZoom

#2

Center
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: Riverside Poly

Bio

2018: Named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week on Feb. 21 after scoring 25 goals over five matches to open the season at Washington & Jefferson and four matches at the Mercyhurst Invitational ... again named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week on March 21 after scoring eight goals and drawing 11 exclusions on Senior Day matches versus Gannon and George Washington on Mar. 17.

2017: Named first team All-MAAC after ranking third in the league in goals (86), sixth in steals (58), and fifth in points (108) ... one of two VMI cadet-athletes to receive the Intercollegiate Sports Award, given for all-around excellence in NCAA competition ... broke the school's all-time career goals mark on April 8 as she surpassed the previous record of 191 goals set by Mackenzie Perkins (2012-15) ... presently has 207 career goals ... her 86 goals for the year rank second most for a single season and just seven shy of the program record ... currently on a 32-game scoring streak, the longest streak in the program's six-year history ...led the team in shots (149), goals (86), steals (58), and drawn exclusions (103) ... second on team in blocks (21) and third in assists (22) ... named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week on Mar. 22 for her performances in California ... 57.7 percent shot percentage on the year ... scored a season-high six goals in matches against La Salle (Mar. 18) and St. Francis (Apr. 8), the fourth time of her career scoring six goals in a single match ... season-high four assists against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Mar. 11 ... drew a season-high seven exclusions against Occidental on Mar. 16 ... recorded five steals against La Salle on Mar. 18.

2016: Named second team All-MAAC for a second consecutive season … led the team in goals with 65 for the year, third most in the league … also led the team in steals (71, third in MAAC) and drawn exclusions (91) … ranked second on the team in shot attempts (137) and points (84, fifth in MAAC) … logged 19 assists on the year for third most on the squad … third on the team in blocks with 10 … recorded a season-high 13 shots against St. Francis on Apr. 3, also registering a season-high six goals during the match … tallied three assists against Siena on Apr. 2 to go with five goals for a season-high eight points in the match … drew six exclusions in three straight games from Apr. 2-3 … had six steals in a match against Caltech on Mar. 22 ... named to the preseason All-MAAC team heading into the season.

2015: Named to the All-MAAC second team for her accomplishments during the season ... scored five or more goals in a game on five separate occasions throughout the season en route to a team-high 56 for the year, the fifth-most goals scored in a single season in program history ... the tally is also second most for a freshman in program history ... in 26 games played,  led the team with 86 shot attempts and had six assists during the year ... played in all 26 games during the season … led the team in shots (122), goals (56) and points (63) … also had seven assists for the year, third most on the team … her 56 goals ranked sixth most in the MAAC … earned the team's second-best shot percentage with a .459 for the season (at least 50 shots taken) … had a season-high of 11 shots and six goals in the home matchup with Siena on March 28 … earned a season-high seven points in the home game versus St. Francis on March 29.

High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Mike Cardey at Riverside Poly High School in Riverside, Calif. … logged over 250 career goals, 200 career steals and over 150 career assists … named All-CIF Player of the Year, all-league MVP and All-American during senior campaign … earned All-CIF first team plaudits and was tabbed all-league MVP as a junior while also earning MVP honors at the Five Counties Tournament … named All-CIF second team and all-league first time as a sophomore and named to Bonita Tournament first team … earned All-CIF Division third team and all-league second team status as a freshman … holds school record for single game goals (11) … also competed for Xtreme Water Polo Club and was named All-American from 2008-13 … helped Junior Olympic team to a ninth-place finish in the nation … named Female MVP in high school year book.

Personal: Full name is Shelby Elizabeth Barkley … daughter of Bob and Cathy Barkley … has three siblings, Brandon, Just and Zac … majoring in biology.

Year GP Shots Goals Assists Points Shot % KO DKO
2017 30 149 86 22 108 .577 26 103
2016 26 137 65 19 84 .474 29 91
2015 26 122 56 7 63 .459 21 46
Career  82 408

207

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255 .503 76 240

Career Bests:
Goals: 6 vs. Siena (3/28/15); vs. St. Francis (4/3/16); vs. La Salle (3/18/17); vs. St. Francis (4/8/17)
Shots: 13 vs. St. Francis (Brooklyn) (4/3/16)
Assists: 4 vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) (3/11/17)
Points: 8 vs. Occidental (3/16/17); 8 vs. Siena (4/2/16)

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