UND Roster

2006-07 Swimming and Diving Roster

Justin Barber

IM/Free


Height 5'9''
Weight 170 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Carson City, NV
High School Carson
Bio

Bio • Career Bests A factor for the Irish in distance freestyle events, as well as the 400 IM … three-time monogram winner … on Irish all-time top performers list, ranks sixth in 400 IM (3:57.43), 12th in 500 free (4:31.93), 11th in 1000 free (9:32.27), and eighth in 1650 free (15:46.14) … versatile competitor can swim the entire program … incredible consistency a key to his success … works hard and maintains a positive attitude … prep All-American was second-youngest U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier (behind Michael Phelps) in 2000, taking part in the 1,500- meter freestyle. AS A JUNIOR
Swam career-best times in the 500 free (4:31.93), 1,000 free (9:32.27), 200 fly (1:55.87) and 400 IM (3:57.43) … all of those marks were BIG EAST ‘A’ cuts … registered a fifth-place finish in the 400 IM at the BIG EAST Championships … placed 10th in the 1,650 free and 14th in the 500 free at the BIG EAST meet … his 1,650 time of 15:51.31 was a season-best mark … won the 500 free in a dual meet against St. Bonaventure for the second win of his career … third on the team in the 400 IM … named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE
Posted four BIG EAST ‘A’ cuts (500-free, 1,650-free, 200-fly, 400-IM) and one ‘B’ cut (200-IM) … swam season-best times in the 500-yard free (4:32.46), 1,000-free (9:33.01), 1,650-free (15:46.14) and the 400-IM (4:00.86) at the BIG EAST Championships … garnered 112.5 total points (107-individual, 5.5-relay) … fifth on the team in the 1,000-yard free, third in the 1,650-free, fourth in the 400-IM … completed 1-2-3 Fighting Irish sweep in the 1,000 free at St. Bonaventure along with Jay Vanden Berg and Rob Seery … earned a monogram. AS A FRESHMAN
Ranked among Notre Dame’s top five swimmers in four different races: 1,000 freestyle (4th, 9:37.03), 1,650 free (4th, 15:59.50), 400 IM (4th, 4:00.05), and 500 free (5th, 4:33.58) … scored 16 points in BIG EAST Championships, finishing seventh in 400 IM and 13th in 1,650 free … missed consolation final in 500 free by .09 seconds in the conference meet, ending up 17th … claimed victory in 400 IM in dual meet against Oakland … notched BIG EAST ‘A’ cuts in four events and also had a ‘B’ cut in the 200 IM (1:57.28) … led off 400 individual medley relay that set meet record (3:40.39) at Dennis Stark Relays … scored 120 points (114 in individual events) … earned a monogram. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA
Two-time All-American and four-year letterwinner at Carson High School … earned All-America honors in 500 freestyle and 200 individual medley as a senior … won junior nationals and qualified for Olympic trials … three-time regional champion garnered national ranking in his final two seasons … earned all-city, all-conference, and all-state honors all four years … two-time team MVP served as captain in final prep season … lettered in cross country as a freshman and sophomore, being named team MVP in his initial season and gaining all-city honors both years … member of National Honor Society and Environmental Club … only child … born Dec. 8, 1984, in Kingman, Ariz. … son of Dave Barber and Beth Scott … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.

BARBER’S CAREER BESTS
`04 BE `05 BE `06 BE School Rank Career Wins
500 Free 4:31.93 • `06 BIG EAST 17th 13th 14th 12th 2
1,000 Free 9:32.27 • `06 BIG EAST 11th
1,650 Free 15:46.14 • `05 BIG EAST 13th 5th 10th 8th
400 IM 3:57.43 • ’06 BIG EAST 7th 7th 5th 6th 1