Cross Country

Michael Cox
Michael Cox

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pinckney, Mich.

High School:
Pinckney

Height:
6-2

Major:
Undecided



01/23/2014

OAKLAND LEADS HORIZON LEAGUE IN FALL HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS

The Golden Grizzlies placed 120 student-athletes on the honor roll list.

12/04/2013

CROSS COUNTRY REVIEW

Oakland landed the male Freshman of the Year among other postseason awards.

11/15/2013

OU WOMEN FINISH 24TH, MEN 27TH AT NCAA GREAT LAKES REGIONAL

This meet concludes competition for the Golden Grizzlies this season.

11/14/2013

OAKLAND CROSS COUNTRY TO TAKE PART IN NCAA GREAT LAKES REGIONAL MEET

The Golden Grizzlies have had two weeks off and are ready to get back to work.

11/02/2013

OAKLAND WOMEN FINISH THIRD, MEN FOURTH AT HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

Jacob Bowman earned Freshman of the Year accolades for his efforts this season.

09/13/2013

Men's highlights from Golden Grizzly Open

Highlights from the men's race of the Golden Grizzly Open

09/14/2012

Oakland at Spartan Invitational

The Oakland men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Spartan Invitational in East Lansing, Mich. on Friday

08/31/2012

2012 Golden Grizzlies Invitational

Oakland's Brittni Hutton and George O'Connor were the top collegiate finishers.

2013 Cross Country
▪ Earned second team all-league honors in Oakland's first season in the Horizon League.
▪ Was named runner of the week on Sept. 3.
▪ Won the Golden Grizzly Open on Aug. 30 in a time of 15:50.2 (5K).
▪ Had four top-ten finishes throughout the 2013 campaign including the Golden Grizzly Open, the Detroit Titan Invite on Sept. 7 (21:16.66, four mile), the Western Invitational on Sept. 21 (25:45, 8K) and the Horizon League Championship on Nov. 2 (26:20.43, 8K).
▪ Ran a season-best 25:32 in the Bradley "Pink" Classic on Oct. 19 (8K).

2012
▪ Finished top three on the team in five races
▪ Ran season-best 26:05 in the 8K at the Bradley Classic (Oct. 12)
▪ Finished second at the IPFW Invitational with a time of 27:33.67 (Sept. 8)
▪ Earned fourth-place finish at the Golden Grizzly Open with a time of 19:35.2 (Aug. 31)

High School
▪ All-state, All-conference and All-region for cross country in final season
▪ Two-time All-County selection
▪ Competed in Cross Country Meet of Champions
▪ All-state in indoor track during senior year

Cox's Career Bests
5K: 15:57 (2012)
6K: 19:35.2 (2012)
8K: 26:05 (2012)
10K: 34:24 (2012)

Academic Achievements
▪ National Honor Society member
▪ Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Earning All-State honors running a 15:57

Personal
Full Name: Michael D. Cox
Birthdate: Aug. 17, 1994
Parents: Donald and Sharon Cox
Siblings: Colleen and Sarah

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Great academic programs
2. Athletic opportunities
3. Proximity to home

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