Barnett named to United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Team


Credit: WKU Athletics

WKU midfielder Ambere Barnett (15) dribbles the ball upfield agents Belmont during the season opener at the WKU Soccer Complex on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.

Jake Moore, Sports Editor

WKU Soccer’s Ambere Barnett continues to garner awards. The junior midfielder was one of 13 athletes named to the United Soccer Coaches Women’s NCAA Division I Scholar All-America Team on Wednesday.

Barnett was also named to the All-Region Team in the South Region. The Rockport, Indiana native can add those two honors to her United Soccer Coaches All-American Third Team selection, 2020-21 Conference USA Player of the Year, Conference USA Midfielder of the Year, Conference USA All-First Team and United Soccer Coaches All-Region First Team nods.

Barnett is currently a Business Marketing major at WKU. After three full seasons on the Hill, the midfielder ranks ninth all-time in goals scored (18), is tied for fourth in assists (16), and places seventh in total career points (52).

The full list of USC Scholar Honorees can be found here.

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