Justin Barber  
Justin  Barber

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mequon, Wis.

High School:
Homestead HS

Event:
Throws


05/02/2015

Ali Wins 3K as Gophers Grab 11 PRs

The Gophers claimed 11 personal records at Saturday's Musco Twilight.

04/29/2015

Gophers Dominate in St. Paul with Six Titles

Jordan Charles won the triple jump and the 100 meters for the Gophers on Wednesday at Sea Foam Stadium.

04/29/2015

Gophers Head to Iowa for Musco Twilight

Gian Ferretti returns as the Musco Twilight champion in the hammer throw.

04/26/2015

Throwers Close Weekend in San Diego

The Minnesota throwers picked up a trio of top-10 finishes and a pair of personal records.

04/22/2015

Drake Relays Highlight Weekend Action

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

Barber's Personal Records

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). At the 2015 Triton Invitational placed 16th in the discus with a throw of 51.90 meters. At the 2015 Triton Invitational finished 13th in the hammer throw with a toss of 56.86 meters. Won the hammer at the Golden Bear Twilight with a throw of 59.52 meters, a new meet record. At the Musco Twilight Invitational finished fifth in the hammer with a throw of 60.35 meters (198-00.25) and placed 13th in the discus with a throw of 50.90 meters (167-00.25).

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). Outdoor: At the 2014 Baldy Castillo Invitational finished 8th in the discus with a throw of 50.64 meters (166-02). At the Hamline Invitational placed third in the discus with a throw of 53.89 meters (176-10) and third in the hammer throw with a toss of 58.10 meters (190-07). At the Sun Angel Classic finished tenth in the hammer with a throw of 57.18 meters (187-07) and sixth in the discus with a throw of 52.57 meters (172-06). At the UCSD Triton Invitational finished sixth in the discus with a throw of 54.60 meters and finished 13th in the hammer with a throw of 57.69 meters (189-03). Placed 8th in the discus with a throw of 54.83 meters (179-11) and 7th in the hammer with a throw of 58.44 meters (191-04) at the 2014 Musco Twilight. At the 2014 Mark Messersmith Invite placed third in the hammer with a throw of 58.08 meters (190-06) and fifth in the discus with a throw of 54.40 (178-05). At the Big Ten Championships placed ninth in the hammer with a throw of 57.27 meters (187-10) and ninth in the discus with a throw of 53.37 meters (175-01). At the NCAA West Prelims finished 29th in the discus with a throw of 52.55 meters (172-05).

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