Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016)
2015-16: Participated in one competition during the indoor season and three during the outdoor campaign…in indoor competition, finished 10th in the preliminary round of the 60-meter run in a time of 7.33 at the Carolina Cup (1/15)…clocked a top-10 finish in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.77 at the same competition…during the outdoor season, earned a top-15 finish in the 4x200 at the Raleigh Relays (3/26), placing 14th in a combined time of 1:28.84, which ranks as the fourth-fastest time in Duke history…ran a leg of the 4x100 and finished second at the Battle of the Blues (4/2), clocking in at 42.90…claimed second in the 110 hurdles at the Battle of the Blues (4/2) in a time of 14.84…earned a top-20 finish at the Duke Invitational (4/22) in the 110 hurdles with a 15.26 performance…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive year.
2014-15: Duke’s top hurdler for the men’s team during freshman season…Indoors, produced a season-best 8.56 showing in the 60m hurdles at the Hokie Invitational (1/23) to finish 19th in the preliminary heats…opened the season at the Carolina Cup (1/16), finishing sixth in prelims with a time of 8.76 before running an 8.65 to place seventh in the finals…took 14th at the VT Challenge (2/20) with an 8.67 performance…clocked an 8.97 at the Virginia Tech Elite (2/7) to finish 27th in prelims…Outdoors, competed twice in the 110m hurdles and once in the 400m hurdles…led the men’s squad in the 110m hurdles with a team-best 15.46 at the Duke Invitational (4/11), placing 11th overall…started his rookie outdoor season with a wind-aided 15.96 at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/4) to take 25th…in his first collegiate 400m hurdles race, finished 22nd at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/4) with a 1:02.57 performance … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Lettered three years in track & field at Dulaney High School in Cockeysville, Md., under the direction of coach Jason Boyle … named Dulaney High School team MVP his senior year … set school records in the 55, 110 and 300 hurdles … earned a spot in the finals at the 2014 Maryland state meet in the 110 hurdles … was the regional champion in the 110 hurdles as a senior and won gold in the 55 hurdles as a junior … took first at the county meet in the 110 and 300 hurdles in 2014 and the 55 hurdles in 2013 … named to the all-county first team as a senior … was a finalist in the 55 hurdles at the Hispanic Games his junior season … also lettered one year in football as a wide receiver and running back … was a National AP Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society … served on the student council for four years and was a Mock Trial – All-Star participant … graduated in the top 10 percent of his class … earned the Volunteer Gold Presidential Award.
Personal: Son of Tyrese Barmer and Tiffany Strawther … born December 7, 1996 in Baltimore, Md. ... has one sister, Tatiana Barmer, and one brother, Darius Strawther.
60mH- 8.56 (1/23/2015)
60m- 7.33 (1/15/2016)
100m- 11.32 (4/22/2016)
110mH- 14.58 (High School)
200m- 22.80 (4/23/2016)
400mH- 1:02.57 (4/4/2015)