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Asia Cooper

Asia  Cooper

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Murrah

Event:
Sprints

02/14/2015

Rebels Complete Final Tuneup for SEC Indoor Championships

Ole Miss Athletes Produce Big Marks in Fayetteville and Seattle

01/24/2015

Records Fall, Ole Miss Shines at Vanderbilt Invitational

Rebels Claim Five Victories, Four Facility Records, Two School Records in Nashville

01/10/2015

Miller's World-Leading 60m Sets Tone in Ole Miss 2015 Opener

Jalen Miller Clocks World-Leading 6.56 to Win 60m Dash

01/08/2015

Indoor Track & Field Season Preview

Several All-Americans Will Help Lead Rebels in 2015

05/18/2014

Two League Titles Spur Rebels To Big Finish At SEC Outdoors

Ricky Robertson, Sam Kendricks Add More Hardware To Their Collections

AT OLE MISS (2013-14):

2014:

OUTDOOR: Anchored the 4x100-meter relay team to an eighth-place finish at the SEC Championships (45.30) ... clocked a season-best 11.98 in the 100 to place third at the Ole Miss Open ... helped the 4x100 relay team to a second-place finish at the Ole Miss Open (46.73) and third place at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash (46.38).

INDOOR: Placed 20th in the 60 meters at the SEC Championships (7.51) ... ran a season-best 7.50 in the prelims at the Don Kirby Elite ... runner-up in the 60 at the BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker (7.53) ... season-best 200 time of 25.52 at the BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker.

2013:

OUTDOOR: Ran in the 100 meters and 4x100-meter relay at the NCAA East Preliminary, including a personal-best 11.59 in the opening round of heats that ranks her eighth-best in school history in the 100 ... ran the anchor leg for the 4x100-meter relay that placed fifth with a time of 45.48 ... also anchored the 4x1 relay to a season-best time of 45.27 at the Florida Relays (eighth place) and victories at the Mississippi Open (45.61) and Ole Miss Invitational (46.00) ... claimed the 100-meter title at the Ole Miss Invitational (11.82) ... ran an outdoor personal best of 24.56 in the 200 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational.

INDOOR: USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the 60 meters ... placed eighth in the 60 at the NCAA Championships with a time of 7.41 ... became the second woman in school history to earn All-America honors in the 60 ... tied her personal best of 7.31 in the preliminaries to advance to the NCAA final ... that time of 7.31 ranks her third-best in school history ... placed fifth in the 60 at the SEC Championships (7.40) ... runner-up in the 60 with a personal-best time of 7.31 (converted from 7.29 for altitude) at the Don Kirby Elite in Albuquerque, N.M. ... captured 60-meter victories at the Meyo Invitational (7.43), UAB Blazer Invitational (7.46) and BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker (7.45) and a 55-meter title at the Arkansas State Invitational (7.01 - ranks her sixth in school history) ... ran a personal-best 24.54 in the 200 to place third at the UAB Blazer Invitational.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Three-time state champion in the 100 meters ... also won two state titles in the 200 and one as a member of her team's 4x100 meter relay ... finished runner-up in the state 200 meters as a junior ... led Murrah High School to the MHSAA 6A team title in 2011 and 2012 ... set school records in the 200 meters (24.74), 4x100 and 4x200 relays ... team MVP and captain as a senior ... nominee for Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year ... placed third in the 100 meters (11.97) at the 2010 USATF National Junior Olympics and fourth (11.77, +2.6 wind) in 2011 ... also competed in the 200 at the 2010 Junior Olympics ... achieved personal bests of 11.77 in the 100 and 58.53 in the 400.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 5, 1993 ... daughter of Ember and Melissa Cooper ... her mother played basketball at Mississippi College ... chose Ole Miss over Kansas State.

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