Sophomore Ryan Barber has been named the Syracuse University Scholar-Athletes of the Week for the week of April 26, 2010.

Barber is an attackman on the men’s lacrosse team. He has played in 11 games for the Orange this season, registering two points on a goal and an assist and has five ground balls. He red-shirted last season.

A 2008 graduate of West Genesee High School in Camillus, N.Y., Barbaer recorded 58 goals and 40 assists in his high school career and helped West Genesee capture four Class A Section III Championships. He also earned CNYCL American Division honorable mention honors three times and was named to the 2008 Post-Standard All-CNY Third Team.

Barber is an information management and technology major in the School of Information Studies.

The men’s lacrosse team visits Notre Dame on Saturday, May 1 at 7 p.m.