The University of Minnesota men's track & field program dominated a rare dual meet on Saturday afternoon against Border Battle rival Wisconsin, picking up a 98-59 win over the Badgers.
Minnesota picked up three titles on Saturday at the Minnesota Open.
The Gophers dominated its season opener on Saturday to the tune of 14 individual titles.
The University of Minnesota track & field program kicks off the 2015 campaign on Saturday with the Northwest Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse on campus.
Mark Jennings, Blayne Dulian and Justin Barber will serve as team captains for the Gophers this year.
2015 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.).
2012 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.
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