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#11 Grayson Barber

Grayson Barber - Men's Soccer - Clemson University Athletics
Elgin, S.C.
High School:
Cardinal Newman School

On Jan. 20, Barber signed as a Homegrown Player with Sporting KC. You can read the full release here. Barber did not play with Clemson during the 2021 spring season.

Awards & Recognition

  • First-team All-ACC (2020).
  • United Soccer Coaches Player of the Week (Oct. 27, 2020)
  • ACC Co-Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 26, 2020)
  • College Soccer News Team of the Week (Nov. 17, 2020)
  • College Soccer News Team of the Week (Oct. 27, 2020)
  • Team of the Week (Nov. 17, 2020)
  • Team of the Week (Oct. 27, 2020)
  • Team of the Week (Oct. 6, 2020)
  • Second-team All-ACC (2019)

2020 Season (Junior)

  • Leads the country with seven (7) assists during the campaign.
  • Was second on the team in points during the season.
    • Contributed 11 throughout the fall campaign.
  • Logged his second-career multi-assist match against Virginia Tech (Nov. 15).
  • Scored the Tigers’ third goal of the match against North Carolina (Oct. 27).
  • Scored his first goal of the season in the Tigers’ match against NC State (Oct. 23).
    • Barber’s goal was the game-winning score, making it the fifth of his career.
  • Registered his 35th career point by contributing an assist on Clemson’s first goal of the match against Wake Forest (Oct. 13).
  • Started in all of Clemson’s matches during the season as a forward.
  • Earned his 40th career start in the ACC Championship match.

2019 Season (Sophomore)

  • Played in 21 matches, while starting 18 as a forward.
  • Scored 10 goals throughout the season.
    •  Had multi-goal games against South Carolina (Aug. 30) and at Syracuse (Oct. 19).
    • Finished third on the team in total goals scored.
  • Led the team in game-winning goals, slotting away four throughout the year.
    • v. Duke (Sept. 20), at Syracuse (Oct. 19), at NC State (Nov. 1) and v. Charlotte (Nov. 24).
  • Contributed nine assists throughout the year.
    •  Had a multi-assist game against Fordham (Sept. 17).
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2019-20.

2018 Season (Freshman)

  • Started 11 of 17 matches as a freshman for Clemson
  • Tallied a goal and a pair of assists in his first-year campaign
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2018-19

Before Clemson:

  • In residency with the Sporting Kansas City Youth Academy
  • Member of the USA U-17 National Team Residency
  • Earned 2017 United Soccer Coaches Youth Boys All-America Team honors
  • Ranked the No. 5 player in the Heartland region by
  • Four-star recruit by