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Barber's Career-Best Marks:
Shot Put (I) - 50'9-1/4" (15.47m)
Shot Put (O) - 50'7-1/4" (15.42m)
Discus (O) - 163'4" (49.79m)

Career Honors:
• First-Team All-Patriot League (Outdoor: Discus - 2007)

Performed in the shot put and discus ... claimed first in the discus throw three times, once against Army, and won the shot put on one occasion ... registered a total of 14 top-four throws on the year ... recorded the longest throw in the discus at the Patriot League Championship ... by virtue of his first-place performance, he advanced to the NCAA East Region Championship in the event ... also competed at the IC4A Championship in the discus, placing 11th ... scored at the Patriot League Indoor Championship in the shot put, placing sixth.

Competed in the shot put and discus as a sophomore ... advanced to the IC4A Championship in the discus throw, where he placed 10th with a distance of 148'0" ... uncorked a season-best throw of 159'8" (48.66 meters) in the discus during Navy's Six-Team Meet ... won the discus and shot put events at the Point Loma Invitational ... both of his season-best efforts in the shot put came against Army ... registered a 48'4-1/2" (14.74 meters) mark in the indoor meet and a 47'9-1/4" (14.56 meters) at the outdoor meet.

Recorded team's best throw in the discus ... made a throw of 158'2" at the Point Loma Invitational ... notched a first-place 150'9" discus toss versus American, Maine and Maryland ... in same meet, placed second with a 44'11" shot put ... made a 47'11-3/4" toss in the shot put in the indoor meet at Army ... outdoor season-best shot put of 46' came at the Patriot League Championship.

High School:
Attended R.C. Turner High School ... received four letters in track, three in football and one in wrestling ... named all-area in track in 2003 ... captained football team as a senior.

Son of Alonzo and Ursula Barber ... born Aug. 8, 1986, in Carrollton, Texas ... majoring in quantitative economics.

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