- Jarius Cooper
- Palm Coast, Fla. (Flagler Palm Coast HS)
CAREER VICTORIES: 3
55m hurdles: 7.52, 2009 Jimmy Carnes Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
200m: 22.41, 2008 Spec Towns Invitational, Athens, Ga.
110m Hurdles: 13.98, 2008 Snowbird Invitational, Tallahassee, Fla.
2009 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (1): (o) Penn Relays shuttle hurdle relay (54.30) … Part of a school-record-setting shuttle hurdle relay team that captured the Penn Relays Championship of America for the second consecutive year (54.30) … Anchor leg of the shuttle hurdle relay at the Pepsi Florida Relays that finished second overall as the top collegiate team (55.33) … Finished fourth in the consolation round of the 60-meter hurdles at the Tyson Invitational (8.05) … Fourth in the 55-meter hurdles at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational.
2008 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (2): (o) Penn Relays shuttle hurdle relay (56.24); Snowbird Invitational 110m hurdles – top collegian (13.98) … Best of 22.41 (200m) and 13.98 (110m hurdles) … Competed in eight outdoor meets … Finished 12th in prelims of 110m hurdles at SEC Outdoor Championships (14.20) … Anchored Gators’ winning SHR at Penn Relays (56.24) … Placed sixth in 110m hurdles at Spec Towns Invitational (14.11) … Finished as top collegian in 110m hurdles at Snowbird Invitational with NCAA regional-qualifying time of 13.98.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 13.85 in 110mH … Capped the 2007 season as the top-ranked 110m hurdler in Florida with a time of 13.85 that also put him amongst the nation’s top-25 in the event … Helped Flagler Palm Coast win the 2007 state title by claiming 110mH crown (13.97) and crossing the line sixth in 300mH (39.99) … Also ran third leg of fourth-place 4x400m (3:18.46) … Named Flagler Palm Coast’s Track & Field Athlete of the Year in 2007 … Also won the school’s Spirit and Dedication Award in both 2006 and 2007 … Holds school records in 110mH (13.85) and 300mH (38.34).
MAJOR: Political Science