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Danny Cox
Danny Cox

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Menomonee Falls, Wis.

High School:
Menomonee Falls

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 148

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
05/05/1988



05/20/2013

Boudia & Tweardy Qualify for Upcoming International Events

Boudia advances to World Championships, Tweardy headed to World University Games.

2010-11: Platform Diving All-American... NCAA Championships Qualifier... USA Diving World University Games Selection... Cox qualified for the NCAA Championships for the third time in his career... finished sixth in the platform finals at the NCAA Championships, his highest career finish at the national meet... also competed in the 1-meter and 3-meter at NCAAs... teamed up David Boudia and J.P. Perez to make program history as the three divers qualified for the platform finals as a trio at the NCAA Championships... finished eighth of 12 qualifying finalists in the platform at the USA Diving Winter Nationals... took fourth in the platform and eighth in the 1-meter at the Big Ten Championships... posted season-high scores from the 1-meter (354.50) and platform (409.64) boards at the Zone C meet... took second in the platform competition on the final day of the Zone C meet to punch his ticket to the NCAA Championships... posted three top five finishes - third in 1-meter, fourth in platform and fifth in 3-meter - at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational... finished his career ranked fourth (3-meter and platform) and seventh (1-meter) among the the program's Top 10 all-time scores.

2009-10: Honorable Mention All-American...improved standing on Purdue's all-time performance list from all three boards...finished 11th in platform at NCAA Championships (3/28)...moved to fourth on platform list with 439.90 points while finishing third at NCAA Zone C Championships (3/14)...scored 352.40 from 1-meter at zones to move into sixth on all-time list (3/13)...put 371.78 points on board from 3-meter in runner-up showing vs. Michigan State to place seventh on all-time list (1/9)...scored from all three boards at Big Ten Championships...finished ninth from platform with then-season-best score of 403.80 (2/27)...scored then-season-best 332.65 from 1-meter to place 10th (2/25)...took 12th in 3-meter with 349.60 total (2/26)...grabbed second-place finish from 3-meter at Big Ten Quad (1/29)...opened season with third-place showing from 1-meter vs. Miami (10/30)...placed third from both springboards vs. Ball State (1/15)...put together fourth-place showings from 1-meter vs. Northwestern (11/7), at Eastern Michigan (11/13) and at Big Ten Quad...finished seventh off platform at USA Diving Winter National Championships (2/7).

2008-09: Moved into top eight on Purdue's all-time performance lists from all three boards...moved to fifth in platform with 409.90 score while finishing ninth at Big Ten Championships (2/28)...moved to seventh in 1-meter with 333.52 score while finishing third at Notre Dame (11/8)...moved to eighth in 3-meter by scoring 359.30 at Big Ten Championships (2/27)...finished eighth in platform at NCAA Zone C Diving Championships (3/15)...also finished 16th from 3-meter (3/14)...dove to 11th-place finish from 1-meter with 326.10 points at Big Ten Championships (2/26)...finished third in 3-meter with 316.28 points and in 1-meter with 292.35 points at Northwestern (11/7)...finished third in 1-meter with 333.52 points and sixth in 3-meter after scoring 312.16 points at Notre Dame (11/8)...finished second in 3-meter with 342.60 points at Purdue Challenge (11/15)...also dove to third-place finish in 1-meter with 298.35 points (11/14)...finished eighth in 1-meter after scoring 277.75 points at Art Adamson Invitational (11/21)...also placed third in platform with 350.80 points (11/23) and ninth in 3-meter with 331.65 score (11/22)...finished third in 1-meter with 304.70 points and fourth off 3-meter after scoring 256.13 points at Michigan State (1/17)...finished fourth in platform with 363.07 points vs. Indiana (2/7)

2007-08: Did not compete while redshirting.

2006-07: NCAA qualifier and honorable mention All-American on tower and 3-meter ... took 16th on 3-meter (327.25) and placed 11th on tower (368.15) ... NCAA 3-meter prelim score of 353.90 points ranks as the fifth-highest total in school history ... tower score at nationals is the third-best school in Purdue history ... reached the finals of all three diving events at the Big Ten Championships, placing third on tower, fifth on 1-meter and sixth on 3-meter - totaling 43 points ... shared Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors with Ohio State's Berkley Showe ... 1-meter score of 323.85 at Big Ten's was a season best ... played a critical role in Purdue's win over Indiana, placing first off the tower and second on 3-meter ... first win of the season came on 3-meter at the Wisconsin/Minnesota Triangular ... placed second on 1-meter vs. Badgers and Golden Gophers ... runner-up on 3-meter vs. Michigan State.

High School: Graduated from Menomonee Falls High School in 2006 ... first team All-American ... three-time conference champion ... finished first at 2005 state meet and was named Wisconsin Diver of the Year as a junior ... 2001 national champion off the 3-meter springboard (13 and under age group) ... represented Team USA at the Junior Pan American Games in Mexico City.

Personal: Given name is Daniel Otho Cox ... born May 5, 1988 ... son of Gary and Kristin Cox ... has a younger brother, Nathan ... majoring in biological science.