John Cocco
John Cocco
Year: So.
Hometown: Woodbridge, Conn.
High School: Amity Regional
Position: Middle Distance

Yale PRs

800m 2:03.90

1000m 2:33.97

1500m 4:12.35

Mile 4:31.72

High School PRs

800m 1:56.1

1600m 4:14.5

2011-2012: Ran his PR in the 1500-meter run at the Sam Howell Invitational (34th place)…Sixth in the mile at Yale Season Opener.

2010-2011: Struggled with illness and injuries that prevented him from competing in outdoor season …Ran 2:33.97 in 1000m at HYP during indoor season.

High School: Captained indoor track and field team … Indoor Track MVP junior year, Outdoor Track MVP senior year, All-New England, All-American national champions in 4x1-mile relay … State LL champions senior year, state L champions junior year.

Why I Chose Yale: “Yale is the perfect place for me to run fast and succeed academically."

Personal: Jonathan Edwards College.