Concordia University Wisconsin Athletics

 

Men's Track & Field

 
Andrew Coop
Andrew Coop
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mora, Minn.
High School: Mora
Position: Distance
Major: Pre-Seminary/Theological Languages
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor/Outdoor

2014 Season (Junior): Competed in the 1,500-meter run, mile run, 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs...INDOOR: Competed at five meets...Earned two top-five finishes at the NACC Indoor Championships (Mar. 1), placing second in the 5,000-meter run with a PR time of 15:30.12 and fifth in the 3,000 with a PR time of 9:04.74...Won the 5,000-meter run at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 8) with a time of 15:40.83...Placed fifth in the mile at the UW-Platteville Invitational (Feb. 15), running a PR time of 4:33.68...Added a seventh-place finish in the 3,000-meter run at the UW-Platteville Invitational...OUTDOOR: Competed at four meets...Earned a second-place finish in the 5,000-meter run at the NACC Outdoor Championships (May 2-3), finishing the race in 15:43.09...Placed fourth in the 1,500-meter run at the Beloit Relays (Apr. 25-26) with a PR time of 4:13.04...Helped 4X800-meter relay team to a second-place finish in the Distance Medley Relay at the Beloit Relays...Earned a pair of third-place finishes at the Carroll University Invitational (Apr. 5) in the 1,500-meter and 5,000-meter runs.

2013 Season (Sophomore): Competed in the 1,500, 3,000-meter and 5,000-meter runs...INDOOR: Ran the 3,000-meter run in 9:57.87 at the Karl Schlender Invitational (Jan. 19)...OUTDOOR: Finished the 5,000-meter run in a season-best 16:20.85 at the Rex Foster Invitational (Apr. 5)...Placed third in the 5,000-meter run at the Wisconsin Private College Championships (Apr. 27).

2012 Season (Freshman): Competed in the 800-, 1,500-, 3,000- and 5,000-meters, mile and 4x800-meter relay...Helped the men's team win the Northern Athletics Conference Indoor Championship...INDOOR: Finished seventh in the mile (4:49.62) at the Rocky Rocco Invitational (Jan. 21)...Placed fifth in the 5,000-meters (16:04.99) at the NAC Indoor Championships (Feb. 25)...OUTDOOR: Placed 10th in the 4x800-meter relay (8:58.91) at the Emory Invitational (Mar. 23-24)...Ran to an eighth place finish in the 5,000-meters (16:21.29) at the NAC Outdoor Championships (May 4-5).

High School (Mora): An all-state academic recipient and an Honor Roll member...Earned varsity letters in cross country, basketball, nordic skiing and track & field...Helped the cross country team win two Granite Ridge Conference titles and a sectional championship...Member of the track & field team that advanced to sectionals...Named All-GRC in cross country twice and all-state...Named cross country team captain and MVP during his senior year...Member of the 4x800 track relay team that finished fourth at the Minnesota State High School League State Meet.

Personal: Son of Greg and Lynette...Has one younger sister, Bethany.