Bucknell University
Bucknell Women's Water Polo BIO
11 Colleen Barron

Graduated third among Bison in career sprints won (121) and tied for ninth in career games played (127) ... left Lewisburg with two spots in Bucknell's single-season top 10 in sprints won: t-sixth (39, 2016) and t-10th (34, 2018) ... also recorded sixth- (.661, 2016) and seventh- (.652, 2015) best single-season sprint percentages and stood in a tie for 10th in single-season games started (34, 2018).

2018: Started all 34 games ... one of two Bison to start every contest ... ranked second on the team with 64 points on 39 goals and 25 assists ... slotted second in assists and third in goals ... finished third among Bison with 32 steals ... finished fourth on the team with 27 ejections drawn ... won 34 of 50 sprints ... recorded season-best five goals and six points against Saint Francis (2/10) ... posted season-high three assists against McKendree (2/3) ... posted three steals in four games ... drew four ejections in four games ... had eight multi-goal outings ... served as team captain.  

2017:
Started all 32 games … totaled 43 goals, 11 assists, 34 steals, 22 ejections drawn and 33 sprints won … ranked third in goals, points and steals … ranked second in sprints won … recorded at least one goal in 25 games, including four-goal performances in consecutive games against Ponoma-Pitzer and Claremont Mudd-Scripps ... earned Superior Recognition ACWPA All-Academic Award.

2016: Started all 33 games ... third on team with 37 goals ... fourth on team in both assists (18) and points (55) ... won team-high 39 of 59 sprints ... tied for team lead with 36 steals ... 10 multi-goal games ... season-high three goals against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Hartwick ... season-high four points on five occasions ... 15 multi-point outings, including two at CWPA Championship ... posted season-high four steals against George Washington and VMI ... had at least one steal in 11 consecutive games in late February and early March ... perfect 4-for-4 on sprints twice .. earned Superior Recognition ACWPC All-Academic Award.

2015: Appeared in all 28 games in a reserve capacity ... one of eight Bison to reach double figures in goals, scoring 14 ... added seven assists for 21 points ... ranked seventh on squad in points ... best offensive showing was a two-goal, two-assist performance in win vs. Whittier ... 15-for-23 on sprints ... team-best .652 winning percentage on sprints ... totaled nine steals and five ejections drawn.

High School: Four-year member of water polo and swimming teams at Fenwick High School … three-time water polo All-American … also three-time all-state selection for water polo … helped water polo team to two state titles … two-time swimming All-American and all-state … part of 200 medley relay that won state championship … set state record in 200 medley relay.

Personal: Colleen Kennedy Barron … born June 5, 1996 in Hinsdale, Illinois … daughter of Michael and Mary Beth Barron … has four siblings, Meghan, Danny, Brian and Maureen … Brian was a four-year member of the Bison men's water polo team and graduated in 2013 … Maureen is a former member of the Boston College swimming & diving team who graduated in 2016 … Meghan was a member of the swimming & diving team at Penn … Danny is a former water polo player at Fordham … father, Mike, swam at Iowa State ... majoring in markets, innovation and design.

Position: Attack
Year: Senior
Hometown: Darien, Ill.
High School: Fenwick
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