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Northwest Bearcats Player Bio

Sheldon Cook

Sprints, Long Jump
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165

Class: Junior
Hometown: Parkville, Mo.
Major: Business management


Indoor Season: Did not compete

Outdoor Season: Earned All-MIAA honors as a member of the 4x100-meter relay team, which placed third at the conference meet with a time of 41.15 ... competed individually in the long jump and 100- and 200-meter dashes during the season ... ran an outdoor season-best time of 10.67 in the 100-meter dash at the Jock's Nitch Northwest Open (4/4) … set two outdoor season-bests at the Nebraska Invite (4/11) running a 21.32 in the 200-meters and jumping 6.85 meters in the long jump … finished sixth in the 100-meters at the MIAA Outdoor Championships (5/3) … had the second-best long jump for a Bearcat during the outdoor season and best 200-meter time


Indoor Season: Earned All-MIAA honors in both the long jump and 200-meter dash ... was the conference runner-up in the long jump with a season-best leap of 22"9' ... only teammate Kendall Wright was better ... placed fifth in the 200 with a time of 22.26 ... also ran a season-best time of 6.92 seconds in the 60-meter dash at the conference championship (3/1)

Outdoor Season: Qualified and placed ninth at the national championships as a member of the 4x100-meter relay team ... earned All-MIAA honors in both the long jump and as a member of the 4x100-meter relay team ... placed fifth in the long jump with a season-best leap of 22"7.75" ... helped the relay team to a second-place conference finish ... also competed individually in the 100- and 200-meter dashes during the season


Earned two All-MIAA outdoor honors, placing fourth in the 200-meter dash and fifth in 100-meter dash ... set season-bests in both events during the preliminaries for both races ... stands ninth all-time among outdoor 200-meter and 100-meter dash performers ... provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championship in outdoor 200-meter dash ... finished All-MIAA in three indoor events: second in 200-meter dash, third in 60-meter dash and third in long jump ... tied for fifth in 60-meter dash and sixth in 200-meter dash all-time performer records after his finishes at the MIAA Indoor Championship ... provisionally qualified for the indoor 200-meter dash and came within an inch of qualifying in the long jump


Won the 100-meter dash at the Concordia Invitational ... finished in the top five of the 100-meter dash four times ... ran season-best 10.82 100-meter dash at MIAA Championship, earning All-MIAA honors in fifth-place finish (5/7) ... earned All-MIAA accolades in runner-up performance in indoor long jump (21-5.5)

Park Hill South High School

District champion in 100-meter dash in senior season ... finished third in the 100-meter dash in 2004 during district meet ... in football, earned all-state, all-metro and all-conference honors ... also played basketball

Personal Bio

Born Aug. 18, 1986 ... mother played basketball for Northwest and sister, Kailea, was a member of the Bearcat women's track team ... member of Bearcat football team

Career Highs

Long Jump MIAA Championships 5/4/08 22-7.75
100m Jock's Nitch NW Open 4/4/09 10.67
200m Nebraska Invite 4/11/09 21.32
Long Jump Prairie Wolf Invite 2/16/07 23-00
200m Prairie Wolf Invite 2/22/08 21.94
60m MIAA Championships 3/1/08 6.92