Name: Cole Perry
School: Northeastern High School
Graduation Year: 2022
5k XC – 16:12 – Paul Short Invitational (sophomore)
800m (indoor)- 2:10 – Franklin and Marshall 1/26/2020 (sophomore)
1600m (indoor) – 4:47 – Dickinson College 12/21/2019 (sophomore)
1 mile (indoor) – 4:44 – PA Track Carnival 2/15/2020 (sophomore)
3000m (indoor) – 9:39 – Franklin and Marshall 12/28/2019 (sophomore)
XC Highlights: Qualifying for the state championships in 2019. I finished 13th overall at the 2019 PIAA District 3 AAA Championships. I was also named YAIAA runner of the year as a freshman and a sophomore.
Favorite XC Memories: Going on the beach trip with our team and enjoying the bus rides to and from meets.
What do you most enjoy about XC?
I enjoy the friendships that are built and the competitive side of the sport. It has taught me how to bounce back after a bad race and to reset for the next.
Top 15% of my graduating class. I have a 96.78 cumulative GPA. Distinguished honor roll student.
My favorite class would probably be my foreign language of spanish. Right now I am taking spanish 3 and enjoy the challenge that a new language brings.
Interested in the following Majors:
Pre medical courses to then go to a medical school
I would like to become a weapons system engineer for the US Navy.
What are you looking for in a college?
In a college I am looking for a lot of tradition. A positive learning environment that will cause me to learn more and become a better student athlete. I am also looking for a college where I can challenge myself.
My ideal college coach:
My ideal coach would be someone who would push me to be the best runner I can be but to also help me grow as an adult.
Most important factors when choosing a college:
– Competitive as a team
– Medium sized campus
– Rich in tradition
Other information about me:
Right now I have not be competing in track. I am a dual sport athlete that competes in baseball and runs. I have been gearing up to play a season of baseball. Once the high school baseball season is over, I switch to travel baseball and begin to train for the upcoming cross country season.