Jay Cooper
Jay Cooper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jenks, Oklahoma

High School:
Jenks H.S.

Height:
5-10

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
2L


2008
Gained valuable experience in both the 60 and 200 meters during the indoor season ... Placed eighth overall in the 200 meters at the conference indoor championships ... Did not compete during the outdoor season.

2007
Set personal records in 60 meters and 200 meters during indoor season ... Hampered by injuries during majority of outdoor season ... Set personal-best mark of 6.89 in prelims of 60 meters at MWC Indoor Championships ... Notched personal-record time of 21.98 to place sixth in 200 at MWC Indoor Championships ... Finished sixth in 60 meters at MWC Indoor Championships ... Posted regional qualifying time of 10.47 in 100 meters at Horned Frog Invitational ... Placed fourth at MWC Outdoor Championships in 100 meters with a time of 10.78 ... Member of 4x100 relay teams that earned regional qualifying marks at Horned Frog Invitational and UTA Invitational ... Placed second in 4x100 with time of 40.13 and 40.27 at Horned Frog Invitational and UTA Invitational, respectively ... Member of 4x400 relay team that placed first at Horned Frog Invitational.

2006
Placed fifth in 100 meters at North Texas Classic with a time of 10.47 ... Finished eighth in 100 meters at MWC Championships with a time of 10.73 ... Placed 16th in 100 meters at UTA Open with a time of 10.73.

2005
Ran the short sprint events, competing in the 55, 60 and 200 meters indoors and the 100 and 200 meters during the outdoor season ... also saw action on the 4x100, 4x400 meter and distance medley relay units ... ran a personal-best 10.46 in the 100 meters at the TCU Invitational on April 23.

High School
Graduated from Jenks (Okla.) High School in 2004 ... coached in track & field by Steve Patterson ... lettered four times in track & field and three times in football ... was on four state championship teams in track and two in football ... named the 2003 Gatorade Oklahoma Athlete of the Year in track after winning the state 100-meter dash ... was second as a sophomore in 2002 ... was the USATF 200 meter national champion for ages 15-16.

Personal
Parents are James and Thelma Cooper ... pursing a degree in E-business.


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