2002: Barre will be the leader in the outfield as a senior in 2002 and might move down in the batting order after serving as the leadoff hitter last year, the best offensive season in his career.
MIKE GILLESPIE SAYS: "Brian was our most outstanding offensive player last year. He will be looked upon to contribute greatly to this team. He lends valuable leadership and experience to the younger players. He should be one of the top players in the nation."
2001: Barre had his best season at USC and led the Trojans in all offensive categories as a 2001 junior, in most cases as the team's leadoff hitter...batted .345 with 13 HR, 48 RBI and 20 stolen bases (career-highs in all categories)...walked 41 times and struck out 40 times in 232 at-bats...started in 62 of 64 games...earned All-Pac-10 honors for the first time in his career...led the team in batting average, home runs, slugging percentage, on-base percentage and stolen bases...tied for most RBI with Bill Peavey...went 6-for-13 (.462) at the College World Series with a home run, two RBI and two stolen bases...registered a 3-for-5 game with a home run and two RBI in the CWS opener against Georgia on June 9...went 5-for-11 (.455) at the NCAA Regional and was placed on the All-Regional Team...hit .394 (13-for-33) in the Trojans' eight postseason games...had his season-high 16-game hitting streak snapped on May 20 at Oregon State...hit a home run in back-to-back games against Washington State on May 12 and 13 and against UCLA on April 28 and 29...went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI on April 17 at UC Riverside and went 2-for-4 with a triple, home run and four RBI...became the first Trojan to hit a grand slam since Jason Lane hit one against Arizona State on April 24, 1999, hitting it in the sixth inning on Feb. 3 vs. Louisville in the Trojans' 19-4 victory.
2000: A starter for most of his 2000 sophomore season, Barre saw time in left and center field...batted .274 with 5 HR, 18 RBI and 12 stolen bases...started in 56 of 61 games...named to the NCAA First-Round Regional All-Tournament team after going 7-for-12 (.583) with a double, triple and two stolen bases...had an eight-game hitting streak snapped on March 3...went 5-for-5 with a double and an RBI on Feb. 25 vs. UCLA...hit a career-high two home runs on Feb. 15 at Cal State Fullerton.
1999: Barre was one of USC's top reserves as a 1999 freshman outfielder...batted .240 with one home run and two RBI...played in 23 games (starting five)...hit his home run at Cal State Northridge on April 3.
HIGH SCHOOL: Barre earned 1998 All-CIF Southern Section Division III first team honors at Pacifica High in Garden Grove, Calif., as well as two-time (1997-98) All-Garden Grove League first team notice...lists his top performance as a game against Bellflower in which he had two home runs, a double and seven RBI...also played summer ball for two years with the Rancho Cucamonga Dodgers and hit a game-winning home run at the Sun Belt Classic.
PERSONAL: Majoring in public policy and management at USC...one cousin, Jeff Poor, played in the minors for the San Francisco Giants and another cousin, Mike Poor, played collegiately at Memphis...enjoys playing golf and lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete...birthdate is June 23, 1980.
BARRE'S CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO 1999 (Fr.) 23-5 .240 25 7 6 0 0 1 2 1-2 5 11 2000 (So.) 61-56 .274 208 39 57 12 3 5 18 12-15 33 37 2001 (Jr.) 64-62 .345 232 53 80 9 1 13 48 20-26 41 40 TOTALS 148-123 .308 465 99 143 21 4 19 68 33-43 79 88