2009: Competed in the pole vault at the Big West Conference championships ... Cleared a lifetime-best 10-08 at the UCSD Triton Invitational ... Tied for 11th place at the USC Invitational with a height of 10-02.
Paradise Valley CC: Competed two years under head coach Todd Lehman at Paradise Valley Community College ... Was a two-time indoor and outdoor national qualifier in the pole vault and 4x400 relay ... Also a two-time outdoor qualifier in the 400-meter hurdles ... Placed sixth in the pole vault at the indoor National Junior College Athletic Association championship meet as a sophomore ... Came back during the outdoor season to post a fifth-place finish at the NJCAA championships in the same event, while adding a seventh-place showing in the 4x400 relay ... Established a personal-best 3.27 meters in the pole vault in 2008.
High School: Four-time state qualifier in the 4x400 relay at Cactus High School ... Relay squad had a runner-up finish at the state meet in 2005 and placed fourth in 2006 ... Three-time regional qualifier in the pole vault and 300-meter hurdles ... Led the Cobras to the 2005 Regional championship, winning the 4x400 and finishing second in the pole vault and 300 hurdles ... Was the Individual Wells Fargo Regional Champion in the pole vault and was the runner-up in the 300H and the 4x400 relay as a senior.
Personal: A member of the student government all four years at Cactus HS ... Also served as class president from 2002-05 ... Was the student body president as a senior ... An Arizona Presidential Scholarship recipient ... Majoring in journalism.
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Xander Cooper Earns Big West Field Athlete of...04/18/2017 - Track
Long Beach State senior pole vaulter Xander Cooper was named Big West Men’s Field Athlete...
Nine Meet Records Fall at Beach Invitational...04/16/2017 - Track
In a meet that featured athletes from all over the world, the Beach Invitational saw nine meet...
Long Beach State Enjoys Successful First Day at...04/14/2017 - Track
Hosting one of the premier events in the country and competing against some of the best athletes ...
LBSU Competes Well Against Top-Notch...04/13/2017 - Track
The Long Beach State track and field team went up against some of the best competition in the...
LBSU Beach Invitational Showcases Top Athletes,...04/13/2017 - Track
The Long Beach State track and field team prepares to welcome some of the top athletes in the...
Long Beach State Set for Beach Invitational04/12/2017 - Track
The Long Beach State track & field team has a busy week as the Beach host the Beach Invitational ...