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Mariana Barrios
Mariana Barrios

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bogota, Colombia

As a junior in 2011-12: Played in four events for the Red Storm with an 84.56 stroke average ... had her best round of the year at the Richmond Spider Invitational (Oct. 10-11), posting a 78(+6) in the second round ... also had a solid second round at the Ball State Cardinal Classic (Sept. 17-18), shooting a 79(+7) ... named to the 2011-12 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

As a sophomore in 2010-11: Played in all 10 events for the Red Storm ... fourth on the team with an 81.66 stroke average ... recorded two top-10 finishes on the season ... opened the season tying for eighth place at the Towson Women's Invitational (Sept. 13-14) with an 84-76--160(+16) ... shot an 83-79--162 to tie for 12th at the Rutgers Invitational (Oct. 15-16) ... Shot an 82-86-69--237(+21) to finish 10th at the EKU El Diablo Intercollegiate (March 10-12) ... the 69 was her best round of the year and tied for the second best round to par for the Red Storm on the year ... named to the 2010-11 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

As a redshirt freshman in 2009-10: Competed in all eight STJ events in her first season of play... 82.33 round average and three top-10 showings ranked third on the team... competed as an individual in the Princeton Invitational (Sept. 19-20), shooting collegiate career low 4-over 76 in the second round to finish at 14-over 158 and tie for 25th place... helped lead STJ to second-place finish at the Rutgers Invitational (Oct. 9-10), shooting 79-77--156 (+12) to take 9th place... shot 80-80--160 (+16) and tied for 9th at the Hartford Invitational (April 11-13).

As a freshman in 2008-09: Redshirted freshman season.

Before St. John's: Won Colombia's 2006 National Junior Championship... won the 2007 Florida Junior Tour Championship at Lake Jovita... represented Colombia at the Junior Open in England, the Argentina Women's Open and the South America Junior Championship in Chile.

Personal: Born in Ibague, Colombia ... has an older sister, Juliana... majoring in finance

Barrios Up Close:
Favorite golf course: Country Club de Bogota
Most reliable golf club: My driver and my putter
Age when you first played golf: Eight.
Favorite part of being on the team: The competition and my teammates. We always have a great time together.
Favorite Golfer: Camilo Villegas

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