Evan Barker, Men's Soccer

Evan Barker, Men's Soccer

Evan Barker

Men’s Soccer

2nd Year Business Administration

Winnipeg, MB


The UNB Varsity Reds/Papa John’s Pizza male Athlete of the Week is Evan Barker, from the men’s soccer team.

Barker played every minute of all three games at the Atlantic University Sport men’s soccer championship, posting a 2-1 record and allowing just one goal.

He posted clean sheets in Thursday’s 3-0 quarter-final win over Memorial and Friday’s 1-0 semi-final upset of St FX.

Despite a 1-0 loss to the top-ranked team in the country, the Cape Breton Capers, in Sunday’s final, Barker and the Varsity Reds did qualify to compete in the U SPORTS Championship, Nov. 9-12, in Kamloops, BC.

“Evan has been steady for us all season,” says Varsity Reds head coach Miles Pinsent. “This past weekend, when we were challenged by some very dangerous opposition, he proved that he’s capable of the spectacular. We’ll rely again on him this week, at the national championship.”