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Under The Gun: Whitman Barnes
Written by Trey Daly


Impact Baseball travels to New Bern High School to interview the future Wilmington Seahawk. New Bern has one of the deepest pitching staff in North Carolina High School baseball this upcoming spring lead by the southpaw Whitman Barnes.

Name: Whitman Barnes
High School: New Bern
Position: LHP
Graduate: 2013
College Commitment: UNCW


What are your hobbies outside of Baseball?

Outside of baseball my hobbies are playing golf, fishing, wake boarding and surfing.

What was your most memorable game up to this point of your High School career?

My most memorable game of my high school career is the last conference game against Rose last year.

What are the strengths of your club this year at New Bern?

Our strengths this year is our pitching staff. We have three solid starters and an excellent bullpen.

What are your goals for your senior season?

My goals this year are to help my team win the conference and go deep into the playoffs. For myself to win more games than I did last year.

If you could have any meal, what would it be and why?

If I could have any meal it would definitely be steak and a baked potato because steak is my favorite food and you can't have steak without a baked potato.

Favorite Movie?

My favorite movie would have to be Act of Valor.

Favorite Actor?

My favorite actor is Matt Damon.

Many teams recognize you with the long wild blonde hair, should we expect to see it in 2013?

Haha. Right now I don't think I will be growing it back out.

Impact Baseball would like to thank Whitman Barnes for his "Under The Gun" interview. Stay tuned for more to come all season long here from Impact Baseball....