2019 — Track – did not compete… Cross Country – competed in six of seven races… posted season bests at Hawkeye Invite (19:07.4-6,000 meters), Pre-Nationals (25:09.7-,8000 meters) and NCAA Regional (32:15.9-10,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.
2018 — Indoor – ran season-best mile at Black & Gold Premier (4:21.25) and 3,000 meters at Alex Wilson Invite (8:38.94)… Outdoor – placed third in 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (8:31.55)… ran 10,000 meters at Mt. SAC Relays (30:36.12)… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… letterwinner… Cross Country – competed in all six races… ran season bests at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational (24:57.7-5miles) and B1G Championships (24:36.9-8,000 meters)… B1G Sportsmanship honoree… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.
2017 — Indoor – ran 1,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (2:31.08), mile at Black & Gold Premier (4:20.02) and 3,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (8:38.81)… Outdoor – redshirted… placed third in 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (8:25.95) while competing unattached… Dean’s List student… Cross Country – ran season bests at Hawkeye Invite (18:45.9-6,000 meters), Bradley Invite (25:19.3-8,000 meters) and NCAA Regional (30:29.32-10,000 meters)… the 10,000-meter time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… one of six Hawkeyes to compete in all six races… Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.
2016 — Cross Country – competed in six of eight races… ran season bests at Hawkeye Invitational (18:56.7-6,000 meters) and Bradley Classic (25:34.0-8,000 meters)… letterwinner.
High School — 12-time state qualifier in cross country and track… two-time all-conference and all district in cross country, earning honors once in track… two-time Drake Relays qualifier… two-time team MVP in cross country, earning honor once in track… lettered four years in both cross country and track… earned two academic letters… coached by Dave Terronez, Sean Graves, Craig Kinzer, Cam Brown and Ben Pennington.
Personal — born December 4, 1997… son of Daley Cooley and Julie Williams-Cooley… has one older sibling, Elizabeth…. biology major.
|Cooley’s Collegiate Bests|
|3,000 Meters (O)||8:31.55||Musco Twilight||4/12/18|
|6,000 Meters (CC)||18:45.9||Hawkeye Invitational||9/1/17|
|8,000 Meters (CC)||24:36.9||at B1G Championships||10/28/18|
|10,000 Meters (CC)||30:29.32||at NCAA Regional||11/10/17|