Carmiesha Cox
Carmiesha  Cox

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Nassau, Bahamas

High School:
Aquinas College HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
05/16/1995



07/20/2015

Plan 2020: 2014-15 Recap

Our goal remains to achieve high-level performance from all 20 of our teams and climb in the Directors’ Cup standings.

06/26/2015

A Look Back at 2014-15

Twelve teams earned NCAA postseason opportunities.

06/19/2015

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

06/16/2015

Track & Field Earns 11 First Team All-America Honors

The total is the highest in program history for the NCAA era.

06/14/2015

Purdue Women Add Nine First Team All-America Trophies Saturday

The women finished tied for 20th in the country.

2015: Earned two First Team All-America honors at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... ran the second leg of the fourth-place 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Championships ... ran the second leg of the sixth-place 4x100m relay team at the NCAA Championships ... First Team All-Big Ten after running the second leg of the Big Ten champion 4x100m relay team ... championship was the first by a Boilermaker 4x100m team in program history ... finished eighth in the 100m dash at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 11.98 seconds ... finished third in the 200m dash at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... finished sixth in the 60m dash at Big Tens ... broke the school record in the indoor 200m (23.68 seconds), outdoor 200m (23.33 seconds), outdoor 4x400m relay (3:31.70) and outdoor 4x100m relay (43.97 seconds) ... has the third fastest 100m dash time (11.63 seconds), fourth fastest 60m dash (7.42 seconds) and second fastest indoor 4x400m relay (3:37.25) ... member of four different 4x100m relay teams which make up the four fastest times in program history ... made the 200m dash final at Big Ten Outdoor Championships, but did not run the final ... time qualified for NCAA East Prelims in the 200m, but did not compete ... won 10 combined races during the indoor and outdoor seasons.

2014:
Competed in two indoor and eleven outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Outdoor Championships; placed second in the 200m at the Purdue/IU Duals; finished 13th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 200m with a time of 24.73; took fourth at the Dave Rankin Invite in the 100m with a time of 12.08; PR in the 200m is 24.48.

High School: Specializes in 100m and 200m dashes; three-time participant in the CARIFTA Championships; three time 4x100m champion; World Youth Participant and Junior Pan-Am 4x100m champion sophomore year; has personal record of 11.48 seconds in the 100m dash and 23.43 seconds in the 200m dash; joined Bahamian national and Purdue teammate Devynn Charlton to complete a 1-2 Bahamian sweep in 100m dash at 2013 CARIFTA Championships.

Personal: Carmiesha Arecta Anna Cox was born in Nassau, Bahamas, to parents Dwight and Carmin Cox on May 16, 1995; has three brothers, Tehran, Dwight and Dalano, and one sister, Teneel; enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends and family and shopping; is majoring in Business Management; chose Purdue because of its great academics and coaching.

CAREER BESTS

60m 100m 200m 400m
Lifetime 7.42 (2/14/15) 11.63 (5/16/15) 23.33 (4/11/15) 57.94 (3/15/14)
Indoor 7.42 (2/14/15) -- 23.68 (2/27/15) --
Outdoor -- 11.63 (5/16/15) 23.33 (4/11/15) 57.94 (3/15/14)