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Halley (Spann) Barke

Halley (Spann) Barke

Halley (Spann) Barke was a three-year letter winner for the Gorloks women's basketball and softball teams. On the court, she was three times named the SLIAC Player of the Year (1999-00, 2000-01, 2001-02), while also being named SLIAC Newcomer of the Year in 1999-00. Barke was a three-time First Team All-Conference recipient and DIII News All-American, and she also earned WBCA Honorable Mention All-America honors in 2001-02.

Barke finished her basketball career with 1,529 points, which ranks seventh in the SLIAC and is the highest three-year total. She also finished with 463 made free throws and 193 steals, which rank first and fourth respectively in Webster women's basketball history. Her 21.8 points per game in 2000-01 ranks third in the SLIAC and first for the Gorloks for single season scoring average. In 2001-02 Barke also led Webster to the NCAA Division III Tournament Sweet 16, and in that same season the Gorloks went undefeated in SLIAC play.

On the softball diamond, Barke was a First Team All-Conference recipient in her final season (2002). She finished with a .389 career batting average (74-for-190), went 58-of-62 in stolen base attempts and had a .965 fielding percentage. She hit .458 in 2002, which ranks fourth in Webster history for single-season highs.