2012: Represented BU in four meets during the indoor season...Captured All-Big 12 honors with a 600-yard time of 1:12.74 at the league's indoor meet to take sixth...Produced a season-best mark of 48.55 in the 400-meters at the Texas A&M Invitational to finish ninth...Posted a season-best time in the outdoor season of 48.17 at the 400-meter distance at the Big 12 Championships to finish 13th in preliminary action...Also competed at the 800-meter distance at the UCF Invitational where his time of 1:55.42 was 16th...Member of 4X400-meter relay team that placed 2nd at the TCU Invitational (3:12.20) and the UCF Invitational (3:07.31).
2011: Earned All-America honors in first season at Baylor, running second leg on outdoor 4x400-meter relay team that finished fourth at NCAA Championship with time of 3:02.07...Helped 4x400-meter relay team earn berth to outdoor nationals, running second leg at NCAA West Preliminary Round for third-place finish (3:06.68)...Ran third leg on Drake Relays-winning 4x400-meter relay squad with time of 3:05.01...Helped 4x400-meter relay to Michael Johnson/Dr Pepper Classic 4x440yd relay title with time of 3:07.24...Individually, placed season-best seventh in 400 meters outdoors at OU's John Jacobs Invitational with time of 47.64...Finished eighth in 400 meters indoors in championship section at New Balance Collegiate Invitational.
Prior to Baylor: Competed as a freshman at Stephen F. Austin, earning all-SLC honors in the indoor 400 meters and 4x400-meter relay, helping the Jacks win the 4x400-meter relay conference title...Earned all-SLC honors twice during the outdoor season, placing third in the 400 meters and helping 4x400-meter relay to a second-place finish at the league championships.
High School: Helped Guyer High School to back-to-back district championships in track and field in 2008 and 2009...Helped GHS to second-place team finishes at the state meet in 2008 and 2009...Competed two years on the cross country team, helping team to back-to-back runner-up finishes at the district meet...Set the 400-meter school record three consecutive seasons...Served as track and field team captain in 2008 and 2009...Member of the National Honor Society and Student Council.
Personal:Full name is Joseph Alvin Barb IV...Born Sept. 9, 1990, in Numberg, Germany...Son of Joe III and Arlene Barb...Majoring in marketing.