Cameron

Cooper

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Middle Distance
Height: 5'10"
Class: Freshman
City/State: Detroit, Mich.
High School: Oak Park HS
Major: Undecided
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

Events: 800M (IN: 1:52.53; OUT: 1:50.08), Mile (4:23.21)

2017 USATF Junior Champion (800 Meters)
2017 New Balance Indoor Nationals Champion (800 Meters)
2017 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Champion (Sprint Medley Relay)
2017 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Silver Medalist (800 Meters)
2016 AAU Junior Olympic Champion (800 Meters)
2016 AAU Junior Olympic Champion (1,500 Meters)
2016 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Silver Medalist (800 Meters)
2016 New Balance Indoor Nationals Bronze Medalist (800 Meters)
2015 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Champion (800 Meters)
2015 IAAF World Youth Bronze Medalist (800 Meters)
2015 AAU Junior Olympic Bronze Medalist (800 Meters)
2014 AAU Junior Olympic Silver Medalist (1,500 Meters)

2018 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Competed solely in the 800 meter run ... claimed gold at the Battle on the Bayou with a time of 1:50.89 ... garnered silver at the Miami Hurricane Invitational with a readout of 1:51.34 ... took bronze at the Louisiana Classics with a readout of 1:52.30 in the 800 meter run ... clocked a season best of 1:50.80 at the Pac-12/Big Ten Invitational to finish seventh ... placed fourth at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a time of 1:51.08 ... placed 17th in the 800 meter run at the SEC Championships.

2018 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Placed second in the 1,000 meter run at the Corky Classic with a time of 2:27.14 ... took 14th in the 800 meter run at the SEC Championships with a time of 1:52.53 ... clocked an 800 meter time of 1:52.59 at the Razorback Invitational to finish 18th ... placed 16th in the mile run (4:23.21) at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational.

PRIOR TO LSU
The nation's No. 1-ranked high-school recruit in the 800 meters in the Class of 2017 … One of the most decorated 800-meter recruits in the history of high school track and field in the United States ... Crowned the 2017 USA Track & Field Junior Champion in the event with a career-best time of 1 minute, 47.59 seconds in the national final in Sacramento, California, to rank No. 5 on the all-time U.S. high school list ... Represented the United States at the 2017 Pan American Junior Championships in Lima, Peru, as the USATF Junior Champion ... Won the 800 meters at the 2017 New Balance Indoor Nationals while running an indoor personal best of 1:49.46 to rank No. 2 on the all-time U.S. high school indoor list in the event and No. 1 nationally among all classifications for the 2017 indoor season … Indoor PR trailed only the indoor national record of 1:49.21 set by Robby Andrews of New Jersey's Manalapan High School in 2009 … Also clocked 1:49.82 to win the high school boys' 800 meters at the UK High School Invitational in Lexington, Kentucky, early in the 2017 indoor season … Owns a personal best of 4:19.39 in the mile set during his senior season indoors in 2017 … Won eight national medals between the 800 meters and 1,500 meters during his prep career at Oak Park High School … Ended his junior season in 2016 as the nation's No. 9-ranked 800-meter runner at the high school level and No. 2-ranked performer in the Class of 2017 … Raced to his outdoor personal best of 1:49.71 to win the 800-meter silver medal at the 2016 New Balance Outdoor Nationals … Swept gold medals in the 800 meters (1:51.28) and 1,500 meters (3:54.45) at the 2016 AAU Junior Olympic Games … Crowned Michigan's state champion in the 800 meters for the first time in his prep career in 2016 while running 1:51.68 at the Michigan High School Athletic Association State Championships … Placed fourth in the 2016 MHSAA state final of the 1,600 meters with a personal best of 4:13.58 … Highlighted his junior season indoors by winning the 800-meter bronze at the 2016 New Balance Indoor Nationals with a seasonal-best time of 1:50.97 in the national final … Represented the United States on the international stage for the first time during his sophomore season while running at the 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships held in Cali, Colombia … Capped his 2015 season by becoming the IAAF World Youth Bronze Medalist in the 800 meters with his time of 1:53.04 in the event final … Crowned the 2015 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Champion in his age group with a seasonal-best time of 1:52.06 as a 16-year-old … Scored the 800-meter silver medal at the 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games … Freshman season at Oak Park High School was highlighted by a silver-medal-winning performance in his age group at the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games.

PERSONAL
Full name is Cameron Orlando Cooper … Born on Jan. 18, 1999 … Parents are Corey and Tuere Cooper … Has one older brother, Corey, and one younger brother, Camerie … Plans to major in business or finance at LSU.

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Battle on the Bayou - Highlights
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