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Austin Cookson
  Austin Cookson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
St. Louis University HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
10/07/1990

Experience:
SQ


04/13/2013

Conference USA Announces Academic Medal Winners

Hurricane has 61 student-athletes recognized

04/11/2013

Conference USA Announces Commissioner's Honor Roll

Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored

03/31/2012

Pinheiro Shatters School Record at Arkansas Spring Invite

Senior breaks 3K record by more than five seconds, Frazier runs second-fastest 400

03/28/2012

TULSA HAS LEAGUE-BEST 63 STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED AS C-USA ACADEMIC MEDAL WINNERS

Student-athletes must possess a cumulative +3.75 GPA

03/27/2012

TULSA HAS 188 STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED TO C-USA COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL

Student-athletes must possess a cumulative +3.0 GPA

Personal Bests
Indoor: Mile: 4:20.18, 800m: 2:03.92, 1,000m: 2:38.79
Outdoor: 1,500m: 4:06.21

2011-12: (Indoor) Did not compete . . . (Outdoor) Finished seventh in the 1,500 meters at the Tulsa Duels with a season-best mark of 4:08.80 . . . also placed 19th in the same event at the Arkansas Spring Invitational.

2010-11: (Indoor) Did not compete . . . (Outdoor) Placed 29th in the 1,500m at the John McDonnell Invitational with a mark of 4:06.21.

2009-10: (Indoor) Competed in four events . . . finished 10th in the mile at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 4:29.69 . . . ran a personal-best in the mile at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 4:20.18 . . . also competed in the 800m at the Sooner Open (2:03.92) and the 1,000m at the Wichita State Invitational (2:38.79) . . . (Outdoor) Took a redshirt during the outdoor season.

High School: A three-year letterwinner in cross country and track at St. Louis University High School . . . named first-team all-state in cross country by the St. Louis Track Club . . . was also an all-state track selection . . . set personal-best times of 15:39 in the 5K (cross country), 9:20 in the 3,200 meters, 4:16 in the 1,600 meters and 1:56 in the 800 meters.

Personal: Majoring in mechanical engineering . . . enjoys playing the guitar . . . favorite movie is "Heavyweights" . . . son of Noel Cookson and Jane Fitzgerald . . . has one younger brother, Emmett, who is also on the TU track team.