Division I transfer and high school senior to compete for WWU
May 1, 2012
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Western Washington University women's soccer coach Travis Connell announced today that Kamryn Barney, a senior at Snohomish High School, and Kamilla Deeb, a transfer from NCAA Division I Saint Peters College, will play for the Vikings this fall. They both have accepted formal offers of admission.
"We are excited to add two players of this caliber and character to our program," said Connell. "Kamryn is a versatile player who can play anywhere in the back line and in midfield. Kamilla is a smart player that brings Division I experience to our team. I expect both of them to make an immediate impact on our team."
Barney earned honorable mention Western Conference North Division honors for three straight years at Snohomish. As a senior, she had three goals and 11 assists in helping the Panthers to a league title and the first round of the Class 4A state tournament.
Deeb played in 16 games, starting 15, at Saint Peters, which is located in Jersey City, New Jersey.
At Bonneville High School in Utah, Deeb was a three-time all-Area selection. She helped the Lakers to Class 4A state titles in 2008 and 2010 and regional crowns in 2009 and 2010.
Kamryn Barney, Defender, Freshman, 5-9, 17, 8/22/94, Snohomish, WA
HIGH SCHOOL: Honorable mention Western Conference North Division pick for third straight year as senior at Snohomish High School ... Helped Panthers win league title and reach first round of Class 4A state tournament ... Had three goals and 11 assists ... As junior, played on squad that reached state quarterfinals ... Most improved player award winner as sophomore ... Got to first round of state playoffs as freshman ... Four letters.
PERSONAL: Plans to major in English.
Kamilla Deeb, Midfielder (pronounced KAH-milla DEE-b), Sophomore, 5-3, 19, 9/18/82, Ogden, UT
COLLEGE: Transfer from NCAA Division I Saint Peters College in Jersey City, New Jersey ... Played freshman season for Peacocks ... Saw action in 16 games, starting 15, and scored one goal ... One letter.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team Standard Examiner all-Area for third straight year as senior at Bonneville High School ... Helped Lakers to Class 4A state championships in 2008 and 2010 and regional titles in 2009 and 2010 ... Team captain for three years ... Player of the Year as sophomore ... Four letters.
PERSONAL: Plans to take program in pre-physical therapy.
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