Cooper Baird
Cooper Baird
Height: 6-0
Weight: 153
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
High School: Fort Worth Country Day

2017: A two-year letterwinner ... is one of the team's top returners.

2016: Participated in seven races in his sophomore campaign ... garnered all-region and Second Team All-ODAC accolades ... was the team's fourth-best runner at the NCAA Championship (11/19), taking 226th with a time of 26:22.60 ... was 18th at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional (11/12) in 26:15.12 ... finished eighth (26:41.50) at the ODAC Championship (10/29) ... placed third behind two teammates at the ODAC Preview (9/9) in 27:53.00 ... received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors.

2015: Competed in five meets in his first season ... finished 39th at the NCAA South/Southeast Region Championship (11/14) with a time of 27:28.00 ... placed 23rd at the ODAC Championship (10/31) in 27:12.90 ... took 108th out of 274 competitors with a time of 25:55.40 at the Inter-Regional Rumble (10/17) ... claimed seventh at the ODAC Preview (9/11) ... in his first collegiate race, he was 36th at the Galen Piper Challenge (9/4) ... earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors. 

High School: Earned seven letters in his prep career with four in cross country and three in track and field ... ended his high school career as the school record holder in the 1,600m (4:25.02) and the 3,200m (9:37.49) ... was the 2014 Southwest Preparatory Conference Champion in the 1,600m and the runner up in the 3,200m ... earned all-SPC honors in cross country in 2013 ... was the 2013 SPC North Zone cross country champion ... named the 2014 cross country MVP.

Personal: His mother, Carrie, ran cross country and track for Texas Christian University (TCU) ... a computer science major.