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Emmett Cookson
  Emmett Cookson


St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
St. Louis University HS





Tulsa Men Win Third Straight C-USA XC Championship

TU women finish second; O'Hare and Macpherson top Hurricane finishers


TU Men Win Notre Dame Cross Country Invitational

Chris O'Hare takes individual men's title; TU women finish 12th


Cross Country Travels for Notre Dame Invitational Friday

Hurricane women run at 3:15 p.m. CT and TU men run at 4 p.m.


Tulsa XC Sweeps Team Titles at Missouri Southern Stampede

Hodapp and Macpherson each finish second to pace men's and women's squads


Tulsa Posts Strong Showing at Hurricane XC Festival

Wilcox, Keilbarth lead TU runners to open 2012 season

Cross Country: 4 mile: 20:15 (Sept. 17, 2011), 8K: 26:05 (Oct. 16, 2011)

SOPHOMORE (2011): Saw action in three races . . . finished 14th at the Houston Duel with a career-best four mile 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.

FRESHMAN (2010): 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.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years in both track and field and cross country at St. Louis University High School . . . 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 . . . his dream car is a bicycle . . . his favorite food is mellowcreme pumpkins . . . he says his favorite television show is "The Price is Right" . . . lists winning state his senior year of high school as his biggest sports thrill . . . brother Austin is also on the Tulsa cross country/track teams . . . son of Noel Cookson and Jane Fitzgerald . . . born August 6, 1992.