April 22, 2013, Issue #34
Cookson and Huddleston run solid times in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at Mt. Sac Relays
The Golden Hurricane will have five runners compete at the prestigious track meet
The Golden Hurricane will compete against Nebraska, Wyoming and South Dakota State on Saturday
Sophomore thrower Chase Sammons sets program best marks in discus and shot put, Tulsa wins five events
Cross Country: 4 mile: 20:15, 8K: 25:18, 10K: 32:35.8
Indoor: Mile: 4:29.64, 3,000m: 8:33.26, 5,000m: 14:59.91
Outdoor: 1,500m: 4:01.24, 2,000m Steeplechase: 6:08.98, 3,000m Steeplechase: 9:20.70, 5,000m: 15:08.62
2013: (Cross Country) Ran in six meets during the fall . . . finished 15th in the four mile race at the Hurricane Festival with a time of 21:59 . . . placed 10th in the 8K race at the Missouri Southern Stampede in a time of 25:43.34 . . . placed 20th at the Conference USA Championships 8K race with a time of 26.13.81 . . . set a personal-best in the 10K race at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 32:35.8.
2012-13: (Cross Country) Ran in four meets during the fall . . . finished ninth at the Hurricane Festival . . . ran a personal-best of 25:18 in the 8K at the Notre Dame Invitational . . . claimed 17th at the C-USA Championships . . . (Indoor) Ran in four events . . . placed 10th in the C-USA Championships in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:33.26 and in the 5,000 meters with a time of 15:01.96 . . . set a personal-best in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:59.91 at the Meyo Invitational to finish 28th . . . set a personal-best in the mile race at the Wildcat Invitational with a time of 4:29.64 . . . (Outdoor) Competed in four events . . . won the Arkansas Spring Invitational 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 9:26.38 . . . placed fourth in the C-USA Championships 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 9:26.52 . . . finished third in the 2,000 meter steeplechase in the Tulsa Duels with a time of 6:08.98 . . . placed 18th in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Mt. Sac Relays with a time of 9:35.76.
2011-12: (Cross Country) Saw action in three races . . . finished 14th at the Houston Duel with a career-best four-mile time of 20:15 . . . posted a career-best 8K of 26:05 at NCAA Pre-Nationals to finish 143rd . . . placed 148th at the OSU Jamboree in 26:32.54. (Indoor) Did not compete . . . (Outdoor) Placed eighth at the C-USA Championship in the 3,000m Steeplechase with the fourth-fastest time in school history of 9:20.70 . . . also competed in the 5K at the league meet, finishing 17th in 15:08.62 . . . ran the 1,500 meters at the Track-It Buster Invitational, placing 12th in 4:08.01 . . . had a season-best sixth-place finish in the steeplechase at the John McDonnell Invitational.
2010-11: (Cross Country) Competed in two events and posted a season-best finish of 19th at the Hurricane Festival with a four-mile time of 20:48 . . . finished second on the team and 94th overall at the Missouri Stampede with an 8K time of 26:46.90 . . . (Indoor) Participated in five races . . . ran season-bests in the 3,000m (8:44.60) and the 5,000m (15:02.81) at the Conference USA Championship . . . posted a season best of 4:32.14 in the mile at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Raced five times . . . posted the fifth-fastest time in school history in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Conference USA Championship (9:24.34) to finish fourth . . . won the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Razorback Invitational in a time of 9:33.96 . . . posted a career-best time of 4:01.24 in the 1,500m at the John Jacobs Invitational to place third.
High School: Lettered three years in both track and field and cross country at St. Louis University High School . . . his track and field team won the Class 4A State Championship his senior and sophomore years . . . his team placed second at state his junior year . . . finished 30th at the state cross country meet as a senior . . . also finished 12th in the 3,200 meters his senior year . . . ran a personal-best 5K time of 16:20 . . . his fastest time in the 1,600 meters was 4:32, and his best time in the 3,200 was 9:32 . . . earned the Team Leadership Award in cross country his senior year . . . was a captain in both cross country and track his senior year.
Personal: Majoring in computer science . . . son of Noel Cookson and Jane Fitzgerald . . . born August 6, 1992.
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