Mario Cosey
Mario Cosey

Class:
Junior

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 Indoor Big Ten 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.