Cole Perry, Northeastern (Class of 2022)

Name: Cole Perry

School: Northeastern High School 

Graduation Year: 2022

DOB: 03/2004 


Social Media: 

Instagram- coleperry04 

Twitter- coleperry0318

Milesplit Link:


5k XC – 16:02 – PIAA District III AAA Championships 10/31/2020 (junior)

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: 2020 – placed 3rd at the YAIAA Championships, 7th at the PIAA District III Championships, and 15th at the PIAA AAA State Championships. 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. 

Academic highlights

Top 15% of my graduating class. I have a 96.78 cumulative GPA. Distinguished honor roll student. 

Favorite class: 

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: 

Nuclear Engineering 


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

– Scholarships 

– 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.