Barbara Farris

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Barbara Farris
Personal information
Born (1976-09-10) September 10, 1976 (age 40)
Harvey, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school St. Martin's Episcopal School (Metairie, Louisiana)
College Tulane (1994–1998)
Playing career 1998–2009
Position Forward
Number 54
Career history
1998 New England Blizzard
2000–2005 Detroit Shock
2006–2007 New York Liberty
2008 Phoenix Mercury
2009 Detroit Shock
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Barbara Farris, (born September 10, 1976), was a basketball player for the Detroit Shock in the WNBA.

On May 29, 2009 Farris signed with the Detroit Shock.

Farris previously played for the New York Liberty. In the 2007 season she played in 28 regular-season games and all three of the Liberty's playoff appearances. Farris started in 2006, but was relegated to the bench after the Liberty acquired Janel McCarville, Jessica Davenport, and Tiffany Jackson in 2007.

Farris graduated from St. Martin's Episcopal School in 1994. She is a member of the St. Martin's Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame. Farris graduated in 1998 from Tulane University, where she majored in sociology. As a member of the Tulane Green Wave women's basketball team, she was named to the Conference USA All-Star first team in her junior year and posted a total of 34 double-doubles.

From 2000-2005, Farris played for the WNBA's Detroit Shock. She also has played professionally in France, Spain, and Korea, and for the New England team in the American Basketball League.

She has been an assistant coach with the New York Liberty.


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