Cooper Robinson
Cooper Robinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
James E. Taylor

Height:
6-4

Event:
Back


11/20/2014

Robinson Earns Big 12 Weekly Honor

Senior Cooper Robinson earns the first Big 12 Men's Swimmer of the Week award this season.

11/20/2014

Swimming & Diving Wraps Up Day One

Freshman Devin Newton and Senior Cooper Robinson record NCAA "B" Cut times on Thursday.

11/12/2014

TCU Men Dominate SMU, 173.5-126.5

The Horned Frogs recorded first-place finishes in 11 out of 16 events.

11/10/2014

TCU Men Faces SMU in Mansfield

Last season, the Horned Frogs claimed its first victory over the Mustangs, 177.5-122.5

11/02/2014

Swimming & Diving Earns Split Victories

The men's and women's team both defeated North Dakota, while the women's team fell to Kansas.

SCHOOL RECORDS


100 back - 46.94
200 Back - 1:42.33

CAREER HONORS


2013-14 First Team All-Big 12
2014 NCAA Championships Participant
2013-14 Team MVP
2012-13 TCU Swimming MVP
2013 Big 12 Champion - 200 Back
2013 First-Team All-Big 12 (200 Back)
2013 Second-Team All-Big 12 (100 Back, 200 IM)
Big 12 Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 9, 2013)
2012 U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifier

JUNIOR (2013-14)


Competed in all seven meets for the Horned Frogs during his junior campaign ... earned All-Big 12 First Team honors ... qualified for the NCAA's in the 100 and 200 back events ... received the men's swimming team MVP award ... set the school records in the 100 and 200 back events with times of 46.94 and 1:42.33, respectively ... also set the school record in the 200 medley relay, clocking in at 1:28.13 ... posted nine first-place times throughout the season ... did not finish below third in the first two meets ... opened the season against North Carolina with a win in the 200 back with at time of 1:46.19 ... also had two second-place scores at that meet ... followed it up against SMU with a first-place time in the 200 medley relay at 1:32.22 ... at the Aggie Invitational, he had five top times ... recorded the best times in the both the prelims and finals of the 100 and 200 back ... also helped the 200 medley relay squad notch a win with a time of 1:28.17 ... posted four second-place times against Missouri State ... against West Virginia, had another first-place mark in the 200 back with a time of 1:46.36 ... at the Big 12 Championships in the 200 & 400 medley relay, 200 IM, 100 & 200 back and the 400 free relay events ... helped the 200 medley relay squad to a third-place finish at 1:28.13 ... finished sixth in the 200 IM with a time of 1:47.53 ... also had a third-place time in the 400 medley relay at 3:13.58 ... placed third in the 100 back final at 46.94 ... in the 200 back, recorded a time of 1:42.58 en route to a fourth-place finish ... finished 29th in the 200 back and 42nd in the 100 back at the NCAA Championships ... was a member of two of the school's top relay times throughout the season.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13)


Competed in the 200 back (first, 1:43.35), 200 free relay (third, 1:21.71), 200 IM (fourth, 1:49.23) and 100 back (fifth, 47.95) at the Big 12 Championships ... his Big 12 Championship in the 200 back was the TCU swimming and diving program's first since joining the league ... earned first-team All-Big 12 in the 200 back and second-team honors in the 100 back and 200 IM ... went below the NCAA `B' cut in the 200 back seven times throughout the season ... re-set his own school record in the 200 back at the UIW Invite with his 1:43.25 ... earned 12 event wins on the season ... set pool records at UTPB, UIW Invite and West Virginia in 100 back or 200 back ... was team leader in 200 back and 200 IM and ranked second in 100 back ... went below NCAA `B' cut in 100 back three times.

FRESHMAN (2011-12)


Competed in the 200-meter backstroke (51st, 2:04.18) at U.S. Olympic Trials ... competed I the 200 IM (fourth, 1:50.42), 200 free relay (third, 1:23.62), 100 back (second, 48.13) and 200 back (first, 1:43.41) at C-USA Invite ... earned NCAA `B' cut in 100 and 200 back ... became school-record holder in 200 back ... member of TCU's fastest 200 free relay squad on the year, ranked second on squad in 100 back and third in 200 IM ... earned eight wins, all in individual events ... won 200 back at UIW Invite ... swept backstroke events against Seton Hall/St. Peter's and UC-San Diego ... touched first in 200 back against SMU ... qualified first in 100 back at C-USA Invite.

JAMES E. TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL


Six times named an All-American ... Took third in the 100-back at the state meet during his senior year and second during his junior year ... Twice the regional champ in the 100-back and three times the district champ ... An All-State honoree in the 100-back, 100-free, medley relay and 400-free relay ... Placed 6th in the Junior Nationals during his senior year and 9th in the 100-back ... Was eighth at the event in the 100-back during his junior year ... 2010 District Swimmer of the Year and two-year team captain ... Earned the Straight A Award for academics and was part of the PALS mentoring program ... Attended Taylor High School where he competed for Rick Barker ... Also a member of Power Aquatics under the direction of Sharon Power.

PERSONAL


Born Sept. 17, 1992 ... Son of Chris and Rhonda Robinson ... Has a brother, Ben, and a sister, August ... Hopes to pursue a degree in kinesiology.


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