Mario Cosey
Mario Cosey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yellow Springs, Ohio

High School:
Yellow Springs HS

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
11/17/1992



04/26/2014

Track and Field Breaks Three More School Records Saturday

The Boilermakers broke seven school records over the weekend.

03/19/2014

Track and Field Sweeps B1G Weekly Awards

The Boilermakers have four top marks in the country.

03/17/2014

Track & Field Opens Outdoor Season

The Boilermakers have four top marks in the country after the opening meet.

01/25/2014

Boilers Wrap Up Gladstein Invite

Purdue won seven more events on the final day.

01/17/2014

Track and Field Hosts Hoosiers for Annual Dual

The Purdue & Indiana Dual begins at 2 p.m. ET inside Lambert Fieldhouse.

2014: Competed in seven indoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships and eight outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships; won the 4x400m alongside Obokhare Ikpefan, Kendal Frederick, and Andre' Peart at the Kentucky Relays (College Division); took 19th in the 200m at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships and finished 21st in the 200m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships; PR in the 400m is 49.12 and 21.33 in the 200m.

2013:Competed in the 60m, 200m and the 4x400m relay during indoor season; ran a season-best time of 6.93 seconds in the 60m at the Gene Edmonds Cup where he finished second; ran a 7.01 at the Big Ten Championships in the prelims; also ran a time of 7.02 seconds twice ... ran an indoor-best of 21.77 seconds in the 200m at the Big Ten Championships where he finished 20th; finished sixth in the event at the IU Relays with a time of 21.81 seconds; finished second at the Gene Edmonds Cup with a time of 21.97 seconds; also finished second at the Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invite with a time of 22.05 seconds; part of the seven fastest 4x400m relay times; finished fifth at the Big Ten Championships in the relay with Nicholas Parks, Andre' Peart and Andrew Kendrick with a time of 3:09.73; same team finished fifth at the SPIRE Invite with a time of 3:11.76; won the Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invite with a time of 3:15.76; during outdoor season, competed in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay, 4x200m relay, 4x400m relay and 1,600m sprint medley relay; tied his 100m PR with a time of 10.79 seconds at the Sea Ray Relays where he finished 25th; finished sixth at the SEC-Big Ten Challenge with a time of 10.81 seconds; ran team's second-fastest 200m dash time at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships as he posted an 11th-place time of 21.24 seconds, an all-time PR for indoor or outdoor season; finished ninth in the 200m dash at the Sea Ray Relays with a time of 21.33 seconds; took third in the event at ths SEC-Big Ten Challenge with a time of 21.51 seconds; won the event at the Dave Rankin Invite with a time of 21.64 seconds; part of the four fastest 4x100m relay teams; ran a time of 41.08 with Andre' Peart, Eric Harris and Andrew Kendrick at the Big Ten Championships to take eighth in the prelims; group finished sixth overall at Big Tens after posting a 41.30 seconds; part of team that won the Dave Rankin Invite with a time of 41.94 seconds;part of 4x200m relay team along with Harris, Kendrick and Peart that won the Drake Relays with a time of 1:23.85; part of fastest 4x400m relay team with the same guys; ran season-best 3:10.21 at the Sea Ray Relays to finish fifth; took second at the Tiger Track Classic with same group with a time of 3:10.98; qualified for the NCAA East Regional and finished 22nd with a time of 3:12.17; finished sixth at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 3:14.36; finished fourth at the Drake Relays in the 1,600m sprint medley with a time of 3:19.08.

2012:Took second at the Boilermaker Invite (2/18) and the Purdue Invitational (1/7) in the indoor 60-meter dash with times of 7.01 seconds and 7.02 seconds respectively; placed first at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3/3) and the Boilermaker Invite in the 200-meter dash; captured second in the same event at the Purdue Invitational; earned first place three times in the outdoor 200-meter dash; won the event at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational (4/20-4/21), Jesse Owens Track Classic (4/13-4/14), and the Mike Poehlein Invitational (3/30-3/31); fastest season time was 21.41 seconds; placed second with a season-fastest time of 10.79 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the Jesse Owens Track Classic.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner on the varsity track and field team; also earned three letters as a member of the varsity soccer team; qualified for the Ohio High School State Championships during his junior and senior seasons; finished fifth in the state his junior year; despite injury his senior year, took sixth his senior year; anchor of the school's 4x200 team that finished eighth at the state championships during his junior year; that team set a district record during his junior year.

Personal: Born Nov. 17, 1992, to parents Gwen Coles and Walter Cosey.

CAREER BESTS

60m 100m 200m 400m
Lifetime 6.93 (1/19/13) 10.72 (5/12/12) 21.33 (4/12/13) 49.12 (5/3/14)
Indoor 6.93 (1/19/13) -- 21.60 (3/3/12) 49.59 (1/11/14)
Outdoor -- 10.72 (5/12/12) 21.33 (4/12/13) 49.12 (1/11/14)