Connor Cooley
Connor Cooley
Year: Sr.
Hometown: London, Ohio
High School: Madison Plains
Major: Accounting/Finance

Personal Best: 
Shot Put (I) – 12.35m (Jessica Starks Open 2018)
Shot Put (O) – 12.29m (Denison Big Red Invite 2018)
Weight Throw (I) – 13.81 (Capital Jessica Sparks Open 2017) 
Discus (O) – 38.93m (GLIAC Outdoor Championships 2017)
Hammer Throw (O) – 40.88m (Ashland Alumni Open 2017)

2017-18: Competed in six indoor and six outdoor events for Ohio Dominican in his junior year...Posted two top 10 finishes in the indoor season and five in the outdoor season...His best indoor finish was a pair of fourth place finishes in the shot put and weight throw at the Marietta First Glimpse...His best outdoor finish was a pair of seventh place finishes in the shot put at the Wilmington College Invitational and the discus toss at the Denison Big Red Invitational

2016-17: Garnered GLIAC Academic Excellence honors…Competed in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season and threw in discus, hammer throw and shot put competitions during the outdoor season…Finished third in the weight throw at Capital (1/28/17) with a distance of 13.81 meters.

2016: Competed in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season and shot put, discus and hammer throw during the outdoor season of his freshman year…Placed 10th two times during the outdoor season in the shot put with throws of 11.18 meters at the Otterbein Twilight Invitational (4/22) and 10.43 meters at the Ted Heronymus Invitational (3/24)…Placed 10th in the indoor weight throw with a personal best distance of 12.10 meters at the Otterbein Invitational (1/16)…Recorded his highest finish of the outdoor season in the hammer throw at the Ted Heronymus Invitational (3/24), using a distance of 34.84 meters to place ninth.

High School: Two time All-League in the discus...Three time All-County in discus...Personal best in discus was 153'7"...PR in Shot Put of 46'...Best weight throw was 47'3 1/2"...Honorable Mention All-Ohio in football...First Team All-District and Second Team All-League in football...Favorite memory was, "When I broke four school records."...13 varsity letters...National Honor Society member...16 Honor Roll awards...12 Student-Athlete awards.

Personal: Son of Steve and Kelly Cooley...Has one sibling, Will Cooley...Chose ODU because, "I love track and I thought I could succeed here.".