Tyler Barbarich

Martinsville, N.J.

High School:
Bridgewater-Raritan '11


High school honors:
First team All-American (2011); All-State (2010, 2011); All-County (2010, 2011)

Other high school sports:

Favorite lacrosse player:
Curtis Dickson

Best advice received from a coach:
"Don’t think, just play."

What should every player at your position know?
Develop patience – face offs require a lot of confidence, yet a lot of relaxation.

Favorite on-field practice drill?
Being in "the pit" (face off X)

What's one game-day ritual you have?
Grape Gatorade before every game. I've done it since my sophomore year of high school, when I got my first start.

What's one tip you have for young lacrosse players?
Get on a wall as much as you can. Don't worry about shooting as much until you have catching and throwing with both hands down.

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