Midshipmen win men's and women's meet at a soggy and slippery West Point Golf Course.
2013: Competed in five races in his junior season at West Point ... started the season finishing fourth of 86 runners at the Army Open (15:39.50) ... was Army's fifth place finisher and 43rd of 210 participants at the Iona Meet of Champions (26:36.58) ... also finished fifth for the Black Knights at the Paul Short Invitational (25:43) ... helped lead the team to the "Star" victory over Navy, finishing fifth overall (24.54.32) ... was Army's fourth place finisher at the Patriot League Championships (25:57.88).
2012: One of six Black Knights to compete in all seven races ... broke into Army's top-seven at the Paul Short Run on Sept. 28 and remained there through the rest of the season ... earned the team's No. 6 time in a pair of races, including the Paul Short (206th of 332 overall) and the NCAA Regional meet on Nov. 9 in Madison, Conn. ... finished 148th of 239 overall at the Regionals ... was the seventh Black Knight to cross the line at Navy (19th of 24 overall) on Oct. 13 and at the Patriot League Championships (30th of 76) on Oct. 27 at Colgate.
2011: Competed in six races during his first season at West Point ... best performance was at the three-way meet against Cornell and Binghamton on Sept. 9 ... was the fifth Black Knight to finish and was 14th of 48 overall ... ran the 5-mile course in 27:14.0 ... Army's seventh finisher at the Paul Short Run on Sept. 30 ... placed 274th of 402 by finishing the 8K in 26:41 ... placed 16th in his first Star Meet against Navy ... was the seventh Black Knight to cross the line on their home course at West Point ... finished the 8K in 25:37.60... completed the season at the Patriot League Championships ... was the ninth Army runner to finish and was 39th of 81 overall.
High School: Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year in Georgia in 2010 while at North Hall High School ... Georgia state champion in 3,200m (2009, 2011), 5,000m (2010), and 1,600m (2011) ... North Hall record-holder in 1,600m and DMR ... AP scholar with honors.
Personal: Robert Cody Barger ... born April 13, 1993, in Denver, Colo. ... son of Brett and Brenda Barger ... one sibling, Shea ... was named after Col. William F. Cody and Robert E. Lee ... likes to fish, hike and read in his free time ... History major with an honors thesis focused on the United States.