Utes career record-holder in kills (2,268)
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Comes from an athletic family … father, Paul Barton, played baseball at Utah from 1989-91 and was also a member of the Utah football team … mother, Mikki Barton, played basketball and volleyball at Utah … brother, Jackson, was a two-year starter on the Utah football team who earned All-Pac-12 honors as a senior … Jackson was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft and played two games for the Las Vegas Raiders in 2021 … brother, Cody, was a four-year starter at linebacker for the Utah football team and claimed Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 notice during senior season … Cody was taken in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft by Seattle and has played in 48 games of the last three seasons for the Seahawks … uncle, Mark Barton, lettered on the Utah football team from 1990-93.
Athletes Unlimited will be Drews' first professional opportunity.
Five-year letter winner for the Utes who owns program career records for kills (2,268), sets played (561), matches played (150) and attack attempts (5,655) … four-time AVCA All-America selection, including three First-Team commendations … also earned All-Region and All-Pac-12 distinction four times … honored as AVCA Pacific Region Player of the Year in each of her final three seasons … named 2020 Pac-12 Player of the Year … one of six players in Pac-12 Conference history, including only player at Utah, to register 2,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs … ranks second on Pac-12 career kills list … stands sixth at Utah in career aces (126) and ninth in career digs (1,104) … ranked fourth in the nation as a senior by averaging 5.19 kills per set … became third player in program history to earn AVCA National Player of the Week award on Sept. 14, 2021 … posted pair of 30-kill performances during 2020 campaign … set Utah single-season record as a junior with 643 kills, which ranked second in NCAA Division I … set program single-match mark with 33 kills against USC in 2019 … finished second in the Pac-12 Conference with 18 double-doubles as a sophomore.