University of Iowa Athletics
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#36 John Barrett

Height 6-3
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Moline, Ill.
High School Rock Island Alleman

2016 — Started 19 games, primarily against left-handed pitchers… hit .212 with seven RBIs in 36 games… went 1-for-2 with an RBI double in the series finale against Michigan (4/24)… tallied his second multi-hit game, finishing 2-for-2 with two RBIs and a walk against Air Force (4/13)… went 2-for-4 with a double in game two against Illinois (4/9) — his first career multi-hit game… was 1-for-2 with an RBI single, starting the series finale at Missouri State (3/20)… finished 1-for-2 with an RBI double against Chicago State (2/29)… Opening Day starter at Dallas Baptist (2/19) in right field.

2015 — Started seven and appeared in 20 games… started one game at designated hitter and six in left field… hit .152 (5-for-33) with three runs and six RBIs… hit .333 (2-for-6) with three RBIs and two walks as a pinch-hitter… drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 18th inning on a sacrifice fly in a 4-3 win over Sacramento State (4/28)… started 2-of-3 games vs. Northwestern (4/17-18), hitting .333 (2-for-6) in the series… made his first start in outfield vs. Cornell College (4/15), finishing 1-for-4 with two RBIs… had a pinch-hit, RBI double at Bradley (4/14)… made his first career start — at designated hitter — in game two at Maryland… drew a pinch-hit walk and scored a run in a 4-3 loss to Milwaukee (4/8)… delivered a pinch-hit two-run single in Iowa’s 7-2 victory at Houston Baptist (3/16) for his first career RBIs.

2014 — Appeared in seven games, posting a .200 (1-for-5) batting average with one run scored… collected his first career hit, going 1-for-2 with a run scored in Iowa’s 13-1 victory over Georgetown (3/15).

2013 — Did not see any game action.

High School — Played in the Senior Iowa-Illinois All-Star game as a senior… led prep team to a runner-up finish in 2012… competed in basketball, baseball and football all four years… led football team to a second place finish in 2011 and to conference titles in 2011 and 2012… was a two-time regional champion in basketball… played for the Rock Island Legion Post 200 summer ball team… academic all-conference selection in all three sports and was on the honor roll all four years… high school coach was Scott Harding.

Personal — Born May 21, 1994… son of John and Jane Barrett… has two brothers, Ben and Andrew… father was a collegiate golfer at the University of Iowa from 1974-79 and was team captain… majoring in leisure studies.