John Cocco
John Cocco
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Woodbridge, Conn.
High School: Amity Regional
Position: Middle Distance
Major: Political science
Residential College: Jonathan Edwards

Yale PRs

800m 2:03.43

1000m 2:32.38

1500m 4:11.75

Mile 4:27.68

High School PRs

800m 1:56.1

1600m 4:14.5

2012-2013: Set a PR in each of his events...Placed fourth in 1,000-meters at Yale Season Opener...Finished 10th in mile at H-Y-P...Placed eighth in 1,000-meters against Dartmouth and Columbia...Regular contributor in 4x800 meter relay.

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.