2009: Big West Conference qualifier in the shot put and discus ... Finished sixth overall in the latter event with a lifetime-best 143-00 ... Also established a personal-record 126-08 in the hammer at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Posted a season-long 41-05.75 in the shot put for a seventh-place finish at the UCLA Invitational.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Buhach Colony High School ... Led the Thunder to three undefeated league seasons (2006-08) and two San Joaquin Division III championships (2007-08) ... Won the shot put at the San Joaquin Section meet as a junior and senior ... Also had top 10 finishes in the shot put and discus at the state championships in 2007 and 2008 ... Established personal records of 43-02 (shot put) and 140-04 (discus) ... Also lettered three years in water polo.
Personal: Honor roll student at Buhach Colony HS all four years ... Majoring in liberal 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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