Troy Cooper
Troy Cooper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alexandria, Ky.

High School:
Bishop Brossart

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
11/16/1988


Personal Records: Shot put(i)- 56'5 1/4, shot put- 57'9, discus- 170'1, weight- 52'6 3/4, Hammer- 156'7

2010: Posted a new UC indoor shot put record with a throw of 56'5-1/4" ... recorded a season high 52' 6-3/4" throw in the indoor 35 pound weight ... competed in shot put and discus at the NCAA First Round Qualifier, where he threw a 57' 2-3/4" in shot put and a 170'1" in discus ... finished out the season with a best 156'7" in the hammer throw.

2009: Led a 2-4-6 finish at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships with a throw of 54' 01-3/4" in the shot put, which ranks fourth in the UC records book.

2008: Threw a personal-best 54' 04" in the shot put at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational ... scored UC's top finish in the shot put at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a throw of 53' 05-3/4" ... added a sixth-place showing at the All-Ohio with a heave of 52' 08-3/4".

High School: Three-time state champion in the shot put at Bishop Brossart High School ... also won a state title in the discus ... holds school records in shot (59' 4") and discus (166') ... lettered in soocer and basketball in addition to track and field ... won track and field, soccer, and basketball state championships during high school career.

Personal: Born Nov. 16, 1988 ... son of Tim and Rose Cooper.

Academic Major: Information technology. Honors: Bearcat Scholar (Fall 2007).