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Imani Cox
Imani Cox

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plainfield, N.J.

High School:
Plainfield H.S.

Position:
Throws

2013 Outdoor Season: Placing in the top-ten at each meet, breaking self-records multiple times ... holds second place for the school discus record of 45.33m at the Duke Invitational. A successful shot put competitor: (15.42m, 1st place - Wake Forest Open), (15.84m, 1st place - George Mason Spring Invitational), (14.57m, 7th place - ECAC and IC4A), (15.40m, 3rd place - Duke Invitational), (15.23m, 3rd place - Penn Relays), and a 2nd place title with 15.24m at the MEAC Championships while also coming in 4th at the MEACs for the discus throw with a distance of 42.09m ... other competitive discus distances: (41.66m - ECAC and IC4A), (42.35m - George Mason Spring Invitational), (42.25m, 4th place - Morgan State Legacy) (42.30m, 4th place - Wake Forest Open).

2011 Outdoor Season: Earned the gold medal in the Morgan State Legacy discus throw with a toss of 41.21 meters ... earned third place at the MEAC Championships with season-best throw of 41.22 meters ... also competed in the shot put, season best 11.84 meters at the MEAC Championships.

2011 Indoor Season: Season-bests: Shot Put - 10.97m (36') (Albany Great Dane Classic); Weight Throw - 13.39m (43' 11.25") (Navy Invitational) ... Also competed at the MEAC Championship, NYU Metropolitan Coaches Invitational, Penn State Nationals, UMES Coach O Invitational, UMES Collegiate Invitational and Giegengack Invitational.

2010 Outdoor Season: Named the team's Most Improved Player ... Season-bests: Shot Put - 11.44m (37' 6.50") (MEAC Championships); Discus Throw - 38.60m (128' 2") (Maryland Invitational) ... Also competed at the Wake Forest Open, Penn Invite and Mason Spring Invite.

2010 Indoor Season: Season-bests: Shot Put (10.75m 35-03.25 - Albany Great Dane Classic); Weight Throw (13.46m 44-02.00 - MEAC Championships) ... Also competed at UMES Coach O Invitational, Penn State Nationals and NYC Gotham Cup.

High School: Sole member of track team to go to State Championships her sophomore year ... Was Union County, Watchung Conference and NJSIAA Sectional Champion for discus ... All-Union County first place for discus and All-Union County second place for shot put.

Personal: Born December 18, 1991 in Plainfield, N.J. ... Daughter of Timothy Sr. and Crystal Cox ... Has one sister, Yasmeen, and two brothers, Timothy Jr. and Sherrod ... Major is Biology (Pre-Med) ... Personal best sports moment was winning the last ever Watchung Conference in discus ... Enjoys traveling ... Favorite movies include Love and Basketball and Remember the Titans.