2010: Finished among the top five in every event of the decathlon to take runner-up honors at the Big West Championships ... Compiled 7,224 points, which ranks second in school history ... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the high jump where he established a lifetime-best 6-11 ... Scored in the heptathlon at the MPSF Indoor Championships, finishing seventh overall ... Won the high jump, clearing a career-high 6-09.50 ... Also registered personal indoor records in the 60m and pole vault at the conference meet.
Cerritos College: Competed two years in track and field at Cerritos College ... Earned all-state honors both years ... Also garnered All-America recognition as a sophomore ... Was the 2009 state champion in the decathlon, while also placing ninth in the high jump ... Finished sixth in the HJ at the 2008 state championships.
High School: Won three letters in track and field at Long Beach Poly High School ... Helped the Jackrabbits to back-to-back CIF championships and a state title in 2006 ... Finished fourth in the high jump at the CIF meet as a junior ... Came back the next year to post runner-up performances at the CIF and state championships.
Personal: Majoring in American studies.
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LBSU Track & Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
6/29/2017 - Track & Field
51 Beach Student-Athletes Recognized As Academic All-Big West
6/26/2017 - Track & Field
Cooks Among Seven With LBSU Ties That Competed At USA Track & Field Championships
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Riley Cooks, Jason Smith Lead Long Beach State Contingent At USATF Championships
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