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Riley Cooks
Riley  Cooks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coarsegold, Calif.

High School:
Yosemite HS

Last College:
Cuesta College

Height:
5-8

Event:
Heptathlon

Experience:
1L

• 2016 HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN
• 2016 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER
• 2016 BIG WEST WOMEN'S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
• 2016 BIG WEST WOMEN'S ATHLETE OF THE MEET
• 2016 BIG WEST CHAMPION (HEPTATHLON)
• THREE-TIME ALL-BIG WEST PERFORMER

LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
200m - 24.01 (7th all-time)
800m - 2:33.31
100H - 13.59 (3rd all-time)
High Jump - 5-05.25
Long Jump - 19-04.75
Shot Put - 41-04.25
Javelin - 146-06 (8th all-time)
Heptathlon - 5,569 (School Record)

LBSU INDOOR BESTS
200m - 25.04 (T7th all-time)
800m - 2:28.55
60H - 8.41 (School Record)
High Jump - 5-04.25
Long Jump - 17-08.75
Shot Put - 40-00.50
Pentathlon - 3,690 (School Record)

2016 (Junior): Earned All-America honorable mention recognition after finishing 20th in the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships ... Set personal records in the 100m hurdles (13.59), high jump (5-06.50) and shot put (41-05.25) at nationals ... NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the 100H ... Named the Big West Women's Field Athlete of the Year and the Big West Women's Athlete of the Meet ... Scored 31 points at the conference championships ... Won the heptathlon while claiming runner-up honors in the 100H and 200m ... Added a fourth-place finish in the long jump with a lifetime-best 19-04.75 ... Broke a 25-year old school record with a personal-best 5,569 points to win the heptathlon at the UCR Spring Track Classic ... Also notched marks that rank among the program's all-time top-10 in the 100H (3rd, 13.59), 200m (7th, 24.01) and javelin (8th, 146-06) ... Ran on the 4x100 relay team that clocked in with the second-fastest time in school history (45.28) ... Set two indoor school records at the MPSF Championships ... Registered the fastest 60m hurdle time at 8.41 seconds and topped the list in the pentathlon with 3,690 points ... Garnered MPSF and Big West All-Academic honors.

2015 (Redshirt): Redshirted the outdoor season ... Competed in the pentathlon at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... Finished ninth overall with 3,533 points ... Took second in the shot put (37-07.25) and tied for fourth in the high jump (5-04.25).

Junior College: Competed two years on the track & field team at Cuesta College ... Won the heptathlon with a school-record 5,110 points at the 2014 California Community College State Track & Field Championships ... Named the Western State Conference co-MVP after claiming the league title in the 200m and 100m hurdles ... State runner-up as a freshman ... Established school records in the heptathlon, 100m hurdles (14.33) and long jump (18-10) ... Also played volleyball, earning team MVP and first-team all-league honors both years ... Tabbed Cuesta College's 2013-14 Female Athlete of the Year.

High School: Three-sport athlete at Yosemite High School ... Earned North Sequoia League MVP and all-county honors in volleyball and soccer as a senior ... Also earned team MVP honors in track in 2010.

Personal: Valedictorian at Yosemite HS ... Brother, Roosevelt Cooks, Jr., played two years of football at Nevada ... Majoring in film and electronic arts.

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