2 Mary Beth Barham
2 Mary Beth Barham
Height: 5-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Fairfax, Va.
High School: W.T. Woodson
Position: F/M

2010 (Sophomore): Received Yale field hockey's Coaches' Award ... Started all 17 games ... Four goals and four assists.

2009 (Freshman): Honorable mention All-Ivy League … Started 16 games … Made debut Sept. 4 vs. Sacred Heart, scoring a goal … Finished season with two goals and one assist … Earned Major Y.

High School: Second team All-Virginia State 2008 … First team All-Northern Region 2008 … All-Met honorable mention 2008 … Digital Sports All-Beltway Team 2008 … First team All-Liberty District 2007 and 2008 … Second team All-Northern Region 2007 … Captained field hockey team 2008-09 … Team MVP 2008 … Team made Virginia state tournament 2006-07 and 2007-08 … Team was Northern Region champions 2007-08 … Team was Liberty District champions 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09 … Captained soccer team 2008-09 … Second team All-Northern Region in soccer 2008 … First team All-Liberty District in soccer 2008 … Scholar Athlete 2005-09.

USA Field Hockey: Captained Mid-Atlantic team in Junior National Championship June 2010 … National Futures participant 2009.

Club Team: Capitol Pegasus captain 2008 and 2009.

Notes: Has taken mission trips with First Baptist Church of Alexandria to Alaska, Canada and Hawaii to build churches, organize vacation bible school, perform as a choir in open areas, and spread the Word of God … Member of Jonathan Edwards College.

Why Yale? “After months of praying over college decisions, when I visited Yale I felt immediately welcomed and it just seemed like an answered prayer.”