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Stacey Barr (born 12 November 1992) is an Australian rules footballer and basketball player. She has played for the Fremantle Football Club in the AFL Women's competition, and has played in the Women's National Basketball League for the Perth Lynx.

Stacey Barr
Stacey Barr 2018.jpg
Barr playing for Fremantle in January 2018
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-11-12) 12 November 1992 (age 26)
Original team(s) Swan Districts (WAWFL)
Draft No. 68, 2016 AFL Women's draft
Debut Round 1, 2017, Fremantle
vs. Western Bulldogs, at VU Whitten Oval
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2017–2018 Fremantle 12 (5)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of the 2018 season.
Source: AustralianFootball.com

Basketball careerEdit

Barr played four seasons of college basketball in the United States between 2011 and 2015 for the University of Idaho. After a stint in the SEABL with the Geelong Supercats,[1] Barr joined the Perth Lynx for the 2015–16 WNBL season. In 2016, she played in the SBL for the Kalamunda Eastern Suns. In 2017, she continued on in the SBL with the Willetton Tigers. She split her 2018 season with a stint with the East Perth Eagles in the SBL before finishing the year with the Frankston Blues in the SEABL.[2] After a season abroad in Luxembourg with Basket Esch, Barr returned to Perth for the 2019 SBL season and helped the Warwick Senators reach the grand final, where they lost 85–56 to the Rockingham Flames despite Barr's team-high 16 points.[3] She was subsequently named the SBL MVP.[4]

Football careerEdit

Barr was drafted by Fremantle with their ninth selection and sixty-eighth overall in the 2016 AFL Women's draft.[5] She made her debut in the thirty-two point loss to the Western Bulldogs at VU Whitten Oval in the opening round of the 2017 season.[6] She played every match in her debut season to finish with seven matches.[7] She was delisted by Fremantle at the end of the 2018 season.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Barr adds depth". supercats.com.au. 4 June 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  2. ^ Arsenis, Damian (19 May 2018). "Stacey Barr aiming for WNBL return". pickandroll.com.au. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  3. ^ "GRAND FINAL SPOTLIGHT | DEEP FLAMES TOO HOT FOR SENATORS". SBL.asn.au. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  4. ^ "2019 Women's MVP". Twitter. 7 September 2019. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  5. ^ "100 per cent WA talent drafted to Freo". FremantleFC.com.au. Bigpond. 12 October 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  6. ^ "AFLW Teams Round 1: Full sides named for inaugural round of AFL Women's competition". Fox Sports (Australia). News Corp Australia. 3 February 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Stacey Barr". AustralianFootball.com. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  8. ^ Black, Sarah (7 June 2018). "AFLW: Delisted Docker goes coast to coast". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media. Retrieved 25 June 2018.

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