Men's Cross Country

Kevin Cooper
Kevin Cooper
Year: Senior
Hometown: Waterford, IRL
High School: Waterpark College

2011-12 Track & Field/XC Accomplishements: 8th place Indoor Heps 2011, mile. 8th place Indoor IC4A Indoor 2011, 1000m. Finalist IC4A Outdoor 2011, 1500m. 4th place Indoor Heps 2012, mile. 7th place Outdoor Heps 2012, 1500. NCAA East Regional Qualifier 1500m.

2010 Outdoor Track & Field: Ran a personal best of 1.55.10 at Larry Ellis, Princeton, over 800m ... Competed at Heps over 800m, but did not advance to the final ...  Seasons best over 1500m of 3.59.72 came at the Brown Springtime Invitational.

2009-10 Indoor Track & Field: Did not compete due to injury.

Personal Records:
800m: 1:55
1000m: 2:25
1500m: 3:44.92
3000m: 8:32

Before Brown: At the National High School Track and Field Championships in 2004 Kevin was second in the 1500m. The following year he won silver again in the 1500m. That same year he was picked for the Irish Schools team. In 2006 he finished third in the 3000m. In 2008 he finished 6th in the 1500m. Kevin was also a regional medalist during high school, both indoor and out, between 2004 and 2008. In XC, Kevin has been equally successful. At the 2005 National High School XC Championships he finished 9th. In 2006 he finished 6th and on both occasions was selected for the Irish Schools teams.

Awards & Honors:
National participant and medalist in the 800m, 1500m and 3000m between 2003 and 2009. Regional medalist in the same distances between 2003 and 2009.
Irish representative in XC on three occasions and in track on one occasion.
Top 12 finisher at the National XC Meet between 2003 and 2008 and winner of team various medals.

Personal: Kevin is the son of Seamus and Breda, and has one older brother James and older sisters Elaine and Gemma ...