Carmiesha Cox
Carmiesha Cox

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Nassau, Bahamas

High School:
Aquinas College HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
05/16/1995



02/01/2015

Boilermakers Wrap Up Razordback Invite

Purdue added three more top 10 times in program history on Saturday.

01/29/2015

Razorback Invite Next for Track and Field

The Boilermakers face their toughest test of the young season this weekend.

01/24/2015

Boilermakers Set for Notre Dame Invite

Purdue sends 65 athletes to Notre Dame on Saturday.

01/24/2015

Four School Records Fall at Notre Dame Invite

The Boilermakers recorded 11 top-10 marks in program history on Saturday.

01/17/2015

Schmelzle, Women Knock off Indiana in Unbelievable Finish

The Boilermakers split with the Hoosiers on Saturday.

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 8.01 (1/25/14) 12.04 (5/3/14) 24.48 (4/19/14) 57.94 (3/15/14)
Indoor 8.01 (1/25/14) -- 25.10 (1/18/14) --
Outdoor -- 12.04 (5/3/14) 24.28 (4/19/14) 57.94 (3/15/14)