Updated Nov. 12, 2013
2013: Started all twenty-two matches this season ... Had one shot against Samford ... Had two shots against Mercer ... Had one shot against Kentucky ... Had one shot against South Carolina ... Had one shot against Georgia ... Had two shots against Tennessee ... Had two shots against Missouri ... Had one shot against Texas A&M in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals.
2012: Starting midfielder in 21 matches ... Nine of her 13 shots went on frame (.692 SOG%) ... Scored the game-winning goal in the SEC Tournament 2-0 win over No. 12 Texas A&M (11/2), heading in a Tatiana Coleman cross in the 50th minute ... Had hit the post with Auburn's first shot of the game in the eighth minute ... Scored her second career game-winner in the 47th minute of the 4-1 win at Vanderbilt (10/19), heading in a Mary Coffed cross ... Had the first assist on Alexa Allen's goal in the 72st minute of the 2-0 win over Mississippi State (10/5) ... Had the lone assist on Tatiana Coleman's game-winning goal in the 1-0 win over Ole Miss (9/30) ... It gave her three assists on the weekend as Auburn went 2-0-0 to move into second place in the SEC West ... Had a two-assist match in the 4-2 win comeback win over South Carolina (9/28) ... Had the first assist on Natalie Donaldson's game-tying goal in the 59th minute and then had the second assist on Kala Faulkner's game-winner in the 65th minute ... Scored her first goal of the year in the 31st minute at LSU (9/21) ... Goal put Auburn up, 1-0, and came on Auburn's first shot on goal in the match.
2011: Played in 23 matches, starting seven ... Registered 11 shots ... Five points on two goals and an assist ... Played 27 minutes off the bench in the 2-1 NCAA Tournament First Round win over Utah State ... Took three shots and scored in the 88th minute to put Auburn ahead, 3-0, in the quarterfinals win over LSU at the SEC Tournament ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 24th minute against Arkansas, one-touching a ball shot by Ana Cate underneath the crossbar for her first goal of the season ... Started in the midfield against both Kentucky and Vanderbilt, helping Auburn to a pair of wins and its first 2-0-0 start to SEC play since 2007 ... Earned her first point of the season in the 2-2 tie with Denver, playing a give-and-go with Ana Cate in the 66th minute that tied the game ... Earned the start and played 66 total minutes in the 4-0 win over Kennesaw State ... Came off the bench to play 41 minutes against No. 18 Wake Forest ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2010: Played in 19 matches, getting her first career start in the 2-1 win over UW-Milwaukee ... Started nine matches ... Injured her leg in the first half of the 2-1 double-overtime loss to Georgia in the SEC Tournament and missed the NCAA Tournament ... Recorded her first career point in the 2-1 loss to Ole Miss, finding Ashley Marks inside the six for the game-tying goal in the 69th minute ... Scored her first career goal in the seventh minute of the 2-1 upset win at No. 20 Georgia that vaulted Auburn into first place in the SEC West ... Headed in a Katy Frierson corner for the goal ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2009: Redshirted ... SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Auburn Top Tiger.
ODP: Georgia State ODP Team (2004-08) ... Region III Pool (2004-2009) ... US Youth National Camp (2004-2005 & 2006-2007) ... Super Y ODP National Team (2006-2007) ... Super Y National Championship Team Finalist (2005).
CLUB: Played for Ellie Davis and Tophat 09 Gold ... Four-time state champion with Tophat ... 2008 Region III Premier League Champion ... 2008 Atlanta Cup Champion ... 2008 Score at the Shore semifinalist ... Played in the 2008 state finals and the Surf Cup and Wags semi-finals ... 2007 state champion and a Surf Cup quarterfinalist ... Helped Tophat win both the Athena A League and the Score at the Shore Championships ... Helped lead the team to an undefeated season in 2008.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Woodward Academy where she played for Tonia Webb ... Is the all-time goals and assists leader ... 2009 First Team All-Region ... 2009 Region Offensive Player of the Year ... 2009 State Cup Champions ... Region 2008 Team MVP at Woodward ... 2008 Georgia Player of the Year runner-up ... 2008 State AAAA semi-finalist ... Two-time First Team All-Region ... Two-time First Team All-Atlanta Area ... Leading scorer with 12 goals as a junior ... Also had a team-high 12 assists in 2008 ... Led team in assists with nine and was second with 10 goals as a sophomore ... ESPN Rise All-Area ... Two-time Gold Eagle Academic Award winner (3.8 GPA or higher) ... Member of the National Honor Society and the Randolf W. Thrower Chapter National Honor Society ... Also ran track in high school
PERSONAL: Sara Madison Barnes ... Major: Chemistry and Pre-med ... Daughter of Greg and Kim Barnes ... Has three siblings: Courtney (26), Mallory (23) and Hunter (17) ... Chose Auburn over Georgia, Vanderbilt, South Carolina and Clemson.