Dakota McCoy
Dakota McCoy
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wexford, Pa.
High School: North Allegheny High School
Position: Hurdles

High School Bests

55m hurdles 8.65

100m hurdles 14.7

300m hurdles 44.72

400m hurdles 63.5

400m relay leg 58.8

Javelin throw 110’4”


High School: ESPN All-Area Track Team 2008…Fifth in State in 300m hurdles 2008…First in regional championships 2008…14th in Junior Olympic Nationals 400m hurdles 2008…Qualified for outdoor states in 4x400m 2006-2009, 300m hurdles 2007, 2008, 100m hurdles 2008, 2009…Qualified for indoor states in 55m hurdles 2007-2009…Also varsity tennis team member and starter…Shortstop on Western Pa. Championship softball team…First-degree black-belt in taekwondo.

Personal: Intended biology major…Sings in The New Blue…Works in vertebrate paleontology division at the Peabody Museum…Branford College.

I came to Yale because of the wonderful people and the incredible athletic and academic opportunities.