CREIGHTON CAREER - 2012 (Junior): Played in every match for Jays in 2012 making 23 starts … Registered first shot on goal of season vs. Loyola-Chicago (10/2) ... Added two shots on goal against SIUE (10/6) … Posted career high four shots at Drake (9/29) ... Posted a shot on goal vs. Drake in MVC semifinals (11/9) ... Named to Ameritas Classic All-Tournament Team ... Also recognized as part of Creighton Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Listed as No. 75 in TopDrawerSoccer.com’s 2012 Midseason 100 to Watch list.
COLLEGIATE CAREER - 2010-11 (SMU): Started 34 games in his first two years at SMU, scoring a combined six goals and dishing off a pair of assists in his sophomore season ... Tied for fourth on the team in 2010 with five goals.
PREP CAREER: Played soccer for Edward S. Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas ... Named Parade All-American his senior season and Rise All-American his junior season ... Also earned all-district, all-region and all-state accolades his junior and senior seasons ... Finished his prep career with 35 goals and 11 assists ... Played on the US U-15 National Team, U-17 National Team and one game vs. Japan with the U-20 National Team ... Named the 2010 Gatorade Texas Soccer Player of the Year.
PERSONAL: Son of Greg and Tammie Barnes ... Zach was born on March 17, 1992 ... Has one younger brother, Blake, attending UCCS to play soccer ... Majoring in graphic design.