Cole Hester
Cole  Hester

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence Central

Last College:
Grand Valley State University

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
09/11/1994

11/10/2016

Great Lakes Regional Next for XC

The Boilermakers head to Madison to compete for NCAA bids

09/02/2016

XC Opens Season at Tennessee Tech

Purdue will battle five teams at the Golden Eagle Invitational

11/12/2015

Great Lakes Regionals Next for XC

Matthew McClintock and Hope Schmelzle lead Purdue into Friday's races

10/30/2015

Harriers Head to B1Gs in Windy City

The Boilermakers begin their championships season Sunday

2015 (Sophomore)

  • Competed in five races, including Big Tens and Great Lakes Regionals.
  • Was Purdue's sixth runner at the regional meet and finished 83rd with an 10k time of 32:42.7.
  • Finished the 8k Big Ten race with a time of 24:45.4 to take 56th.
  • Was runner-up in the open race at Notre Dame with a time of 24:59.0 in the 5-mile race.
  • Finished seventh in the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown with a 3.11-mile race time of 15:35.3.
  • Took eight in the open race at Pre-Nationals with a time of 24:52..4 in the 8k.

2014 (Freshman)

  • Transferred to Purdue from Grand Valley State in the fall.
  • Ran in three races for the Boilermakers.
  • Finished 17th at the Indiana Intercollegiates with an 8k time of 26:39.0.
  • Took 23rd at the Belmont Opener with a 5k time of 15:48.5.
  • Ran in the 5-mile race at Notre Dame and finished 25th with a time of 25:28.0.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track; All-State in cross country junior year placing 21st in state; team state championship junior year; Junior Olympic National Champion Team in 2010; PR of 1:58 in the 800m, 4:17 in the 1600m, 9:20 in 3200m, and 15:34 in 5000m; 5th at Midwest Meet of Champions in 1600m.

Personal: Bryan Cole Hester born Sept. 11, 1994; Parents Mike Hester and Bonnie May; has one older brother, Alex, and one younger brother, Sam; enjoys rock climbing, all sports, long walks on the beach, and romantic comedies starring Tom Hanks; plans to study exercise physiology and management as a minor; would like to be a college professor and coach.

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