Cooper Baird
Cooper Baird
Height: 6-0
Weight: 150
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
High School: Fort Worth Country Day

Cooper Baird '19 2018-19: A three-year letterwinner and a captain this season ... will compete in the distance events.

2017-18: Garnered his third letter ... (Indoor) Finished third in the 3,000m at the Bast-Cregger Invitational (12/1) with a career-best time of 8:47.90 ... (Outdoor) Claimed seventh in the 800m (1:59.95) at the ODAC Championship (4/21).

2016-17: Lettered in his second season ... (Indoor) Placed fourth in the mile (4:24.34) at the ODAC Championship (2/26) ... also took sixth in the 800m (2:02.85) at the meet ... registered a career-best time of 4:22.90 in the mile at the UCS Invitational (2/18) ... (Outdoor) Took second in the 800m at the ODAC Championship (4/22) with a time of 1:57.27 ... claimed third in the 1,500m (3:58.10) at the meet ... recorded a career-best time in the 1,500m (3:53.62) at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier (5/15). 

2015-16: Earned a letter in his first season ... (Indoor) Competed in the mile and the 3,000m at the ODAC Championship (2/28) ... was a member of the second-place finishing Distance Medley Relay (11:16.31) at the Marietta Open (1/16) ... (Outdoor) Scored at the ODAC Championship (4/23) by taking eighth in the 1,500m (4:05.98) ... finished third in the 5,000m at the Liberty Twilight (5/4) in a season-best time of 15:32.36.

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) ... was a software development intern at AT&T this summer ... a computer science major.

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