Justin Barber  
Justin  Barber

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mequon, Wis.

High School:
Homestead HS

Event:
Throws


04/22/2015

Drake Relays Highlight Weekend Action

The Gophers are set to compete at four meets this weekend in Minnesota, Iowa and California.

04/18/2015

`U' Wins Seven Titles at Carleton Relays

Three Gophers each won a pair of titles over the weekend between the Tom Cat Twilight and the Carleton Relays.

04/16/2015

Gophers Claim 10 Titles at Tom Cat

Mitch Hechsel won the 800 meters at 1:49.65 - a new personal record and an O'Shaughnessy Stadium record.

04/16/2015

Gophers Set for Weekend Competitions

Minnesota will compete at three meets this week -- the Tom Cat Twilight, the Carleton Relays and the Mt. SAC Relays.

04/11/2015

Gophers Total Seven Titles on Saturday

Goaner Deng contributed 20 points with an individual title in the 800 meters and then adding a second title as part of the 4x400 meter title squad.

2015 | SENIOR SEASON
Indoor:
Finished first in the weight throw at the 2015 Northwest Open with a throw of 19.59 meters (64-03.25 ft.).· At the 2015 Minnesota Open set an individual personal record in the wieght throw in route to taking home the title with a throw of 21.14 meters (69-04 ft.). · Took home the title in the weight throw event at the 2015 Jack Johnson Classic with at throw of 21.21 meters, an event record (69-07.00). · Finished 1st in weight throw competition at the 2015 Snowshoe Open with a mark of 20.73 meters (68-00.25). · At the 2015 B1G Indoor's, competed in the weight throw and scored a mark of 21.26 meters (69-09.00), good for 5th overall. Outdoor: At the 2015 Baldy Castillo Invitational, placed 5th in the discus with a throw of 52.66 meters (172-09). Placed third in the discus throw at the Texas Invitational with a throw of 55.21 meters (181-02.00). At the 2015 Tom Cat Twilight placed third in the discus with a throw of 52.11 meters (170-11.00). At the 2015 Carleton Relays placed second in the discus with a throw of 55.58 meters (182-04.00) and second in the hammer throw with a toss of 59.71 meters (195-10.00).

2014 | JUNIOR SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Northwest Open finished second in the weight throw with a mark of 20.42 meters (67-00.00). Won the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic in the weight throw with a mark of 20.21 meters (66-06.75). Finished second in the weight throw at the 2014 Bill Bergan Invitational with a with a throw of 20.22 meters (66-04.25). Placed third in the weight throw at the Iowa State Classic with a mark of 18.87 meters (61-11.00). At the 2014 Snowshoe Open placed 3rd in the weight throw with a mark of 20.30 meters (66-07.25). At the 2014 Big Ten Championships placed 8th in the weight throw with a mark of 20.24 meters (66-05.00).

2013 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor:
Placed fourth in the weight throw at the SPIRE DI Challenge with a distance of 67-04 3/4 (20.54m)· also competed in the weight throw at the Iowa State Classic finishing first with a distance of 67-0 1/2 (20.46m)· At the Showshoe Open he finished second with a distance of 66-07 3/4 (20.31m) andthrid at the Northwest Open with a distance of 58-03 1/2 (17.76). Outdoor: competed in the discus at the NDSU Tune UP finishing first with a throw of 188-02 (57.36m)· finished third in discus at Iowa Musco Invitational with distance of 182-08 3/4 (55.72)· finished fourth in hammer at the UCSD Triton Invitational with a throw of 191-11 (58.49m).

2012 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor:
Placed fourth in the weight throw at the Northwest Open with a distance of 52-0 1/2 (15.86m) · also competed in the weight throw at the Iowa State Classic (50-9 1/4) and Snowshoe Open (53-10 1/2). Outdoor: Competed in a total of 13 events of the outdoor season · competed in the discus at the Big Ten Championships with a throw of 170-7 (52.00m) · also competed in the hammer throw with a toss of 164-7 (50.16m) · finished second in the discus at the Bolstorff Twilight with a toss of 178-4 (54.36m) · placed fifth in discus at the UNI Open (169-8) · finished second in discus (167-5) and hammer (176-0) at the Hamline Invite · placed third at the Drake Alternates (159-08, 48.66m) · finished fourth in the hammer at the Bolstorff Twilight with a throw of 176-9 (53.88m).

2011 SEASON
Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Qualified for Junior Nationals in discus with a throw of 171-5

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2010 graduate of Homestead High School · high school coach was Bill Richards · 2010 Wisconsin Division 1 state runner-up in discus with a throw of 176-8 and third place finisher in shot put with a throw of 58-3 · His team won the 2010 Division 1 state meet · 2010 all-state honoree · Two-time North Shore Conference champion in both throwing events · Two-time all-conference honoree · set school record in discus (179-11) · competed in the state meet three of four years · also an all-state and all-conference football player with two state championships · also lettered in orchestra.

PERSONAL
Born May 11, 1992 · majoring in economics - son of Michael and Jackie Barber · has an older sister, Lauren, a senior at Harvard