Cole Younger
Cole Younger
Year: Sr./Sr.
Hometown: Visalia, Calif.
High School: Mt. Whitney HS
Events: Middle Distance
 Indoor Career Bests
Event Outdoor Career Bests 
 1:53.19 at Big Sky Champs. (2010)
800 1:50.93 at Big Sky Champs. (5/13/11)
 4:17.13 at Husky Classic (4/12/11) Mile/1500 3:52.07 at Big Sky Champs. (5/14/11)


2014 Season: Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 800…his fastest time of the season came at the Beach Invitational where he ran 1:54.17…best 1,500 time was 3:56.96 at the Mt. SAC Relays…indoors, he competed at the Big Sky Championships in the 800…ran 1:54.76 at the Husky Classic for his best time.

2013 Season:
Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 800 and 1500…placed seventh in the 800 in 1:53.08…season best was 1:52.65 at the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge…fastest 1500 time was 3:54.41 at the Mt. SAC Relays…indoors, he placed sixth at the Big Sky meet in the 800…ran a season best 1:53.52 in the qualifying round.

2012 Cross Country: Ran in the final six meets of the season…fastest 8K time was 25:10.0 at the Santa Clara Invitational…is tied for the 10th fastest NCAA West Regional time after running 31:55.35.

2012 Season:
Redshirted during both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

2011 Cross Country:
Competed in six of the team’s eight meets…led the Hornets in three meets and finished second on the team in three others…was second at the Aggie Open and 10th at the Hornet Jamboree…best 8K time was 24:38.6 at the Santa Clara Invitational.

2011 Season:
Scored for the team at the Big Sky Championships in the 800 and 1500…placed fourth in the 800 with a PR of 1:50.93 which ranks sixth in school history…best 1,500 time was 3:52.07 at the Big Sky Championships where he was seventh…indoors, he qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 800…moved into sixth in school history in the mile after running 4:17.13 at the Husky Classic.

2010 Season:
Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 800 as a true freshman…ran 1:53.93 at the Sacramento State Open for his top time…also ran a pair of races in the 1,500…indoors, he scored for the team at the Big Sky Championships after placing seventh in the 800…ran 1:53.19 in the finals for his season best…that time ranks third in school history.

High School:
A 2009 graduate of Mt. Whitney HS in Visalia, Calif...competed in cross country and track & field for the Pioneers...earned All-America, all-Tulare County and all-West Yosemite League honors in cross country as a senior after running 1:53.16 in the 800...named second team all-Central Section in 2007...in track, he was the WYL champion in the 800 as a junior...named all-WYL and first team all-Tulare County...team won a share of three WYL cross country titles...top times were 49.9 in the 400, 4:27 in the 1,600, 9:42.40 in the 3,200 and 16:03 in the 5K.

Personal:
Majoring in kinesiology...parents are Larry Younger and Carlo Barrientos.