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Omar Barnes
Omar Barnes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Midland, Texas

High School:
Robert E. Lee

Height:
6-0

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
08/20/1993


04/21/2013

T&F: Blomberg shines to lead Mavs at Beach Invitational

Sophomore had the second-fastest steeplechase time in school history

04/19/2013

T&F: Mavericks compete in day two at Mt. SAC Relays

100-meter hurdlers each post top-5 school times

03/23/2013

T&F: UTA wins 10 events at Bobby Lane Invitational

UT Arlington women and men each claim five events.

03/15/2013

T&F: Three victories highlight UTA's season-opening meet

Smith, Brown and Vaughn lead Mavericks at TCU Invitational

02/23/2013

T&F: Men finish second, women fifth at WAC Championships

Vaughn earns High Point honors, while Hayward is named Freshman of the Year

AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2014
• Was the Sun Belt Conference champion in the triple jump after a season-best effort of 49-03.75.
• Also scored points for the conference champion Mavericks in the long jump, where he placed sixth (23-06.00).
• Had top-three finishes in the triple jump at the Varsity Apartments Invitational (47-05.00) and Texas A&M Invitational (47-02.25).

2013
• Scored for the Mavericks at the WAC Championships with a sixth-place showing in the triple jump (47-11).
• Placed among the top four in the triple jump at the J.D. Martin, Bill Bergan and Varsity Apartments Invitationals.

2012
• Placed third in the triple jump at the Southland Conference Championships with a season-best mark of 15.10 meters.
• Won the triple jump at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a mark of 13.65 meters.
• Had a fourth-place showing in the triple jump at the Varsity Apartments Invitational (13.99m).

Outdoor Highlights:
2014
• Placed third in the triple jump at the SBC Championships with a season-best mark of 50-07.25 to score points for the team champs.
• Won the triple jump at the TCU Invitational (46-07.50).
• Was the runner up in the triple jump at the Michael Johnson Classic with a jump of 47-05.00.

2013
• Was the Western Athletic Conference champion in the triple jump with a leap of 51-01.50 (15.58m).
• His mark was the fourth-longest in school history and earned him first-team all-league accolades.
• Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round, where he placed 31st (49-01.50).
• Also scored points in the long jump at the WAC meet, finishing seventh with a season-best effort of 24-00.75 (7.33m).

2012
• Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the triple jump, where he posted a mark of 14.82m.
• Placed fifth in the triple jump with a season-best mark at the Southland Conference Championships.
• Finished 17th in the long jump at the league meet with a mark of 7.00m.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Personal bests include 48.6 in the 400m, 7.03 meters in the long jump and 14.5 meters in the triple jump.
• Was a four-year letterwinner in track & field at Robert E. Lee High School.
• Also earned three letters in football.

PERSONAL
• Born August 20, 1993 in Midland, Texas.
• Son of Omar and Michelle Barnes.

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