Barnes was a part of back-to-back IHSA state titles at Benet Academy
Shymansky on Barnes:
High School: Barnes was part of a Benet Academy (Lisle, Ill.) squad that captured back-to-back Illinois 4A titles in 2011 and 2012, becoming the first repeat champions in the state's largest class since 1994-95 ... Earned two varsity letters in volleyball at Benet ... Named squad's most improved player as a senior and was the freshman team captain during her first year at Benet ... The 5-foot-10 Barnes played outside hitter for the Redwings and helped Benet to a 40-2 record as a senior and a No. 13 national ranking according to PrepVolleyball.com - first in Illinois ... Barnes played with the 1st Alliance Volleyball Club during her prep career.
Personal: Barnes was born in Hinsdale, Ill. and is the oldest of seven children to Lee and Michaeline Barnes ... Has one younger brother, Lee, and five younger sisters, Lauren, Kathryn, Caroline, Jennifer and Gillian ... Plans to major in business.