Richard Cooper
Richard Cooper
Year: Sr./Sr.
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Pleasant Grove HS
Events: Jumps/Sprints
Indoor Career Bests
Event Outdoor Career Bests 
 7.14 at Bronco Invitational (1/24/15) 60/100 11.17 at Mondo Team Challenge (3/31/18)
 23.15 at Bronco Invitational (1/24/15) 200 ---
 24-01.00 at Big Sky Championships (2/27/15) LJ 23-00.75 at Causeway Classic (5/2/14)

2018 Season: Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 100 and long jump…set his career best in the 100 after running 11.17 at the Mondo Challenge…jumped a wind-aided 23-06.00 to place third in the long jump at the Causeway Classic…best legal mark was 23-00.75 at the UC Riverside Spring Classic…indoors, he scored for the team by placing eighth at the Big Sky Championships in the long jump…season best of 23-02.75 came at the New Mexico Classic…fastest 60 time was 7.28 at the same meet.

2017 Season: 
Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the long jump…closed the regular season with a jump of 23-00.00 for his season best…also competed in the 100 where he ran 11.30 at the Rainbow Relays for his fastest time…indoors, he competed in the long jump at the Big Sky Championships…had a season best of 22-05.75 at the Husky Classic…best 60 time was 7.17 at the Snake River Open.

2016 Season:
Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor seasons.

2015 Season:
Redshirted during the outdoor season…indoors, he placed second in the long jump at the Big Sky Championships…had a mark of 24-01.00 at the meet which now ranks fifth in school history…other bests were 7.14 in the 600 and 23.15 in the 200.

2014 Season:
Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the long jump…also competed in the 100 and 200 during the season…finished first in the long jump in two meets, including the Causeway Classic…set his PR with a jump of 23-00.75 in that meet…fastest times were 11.17 in the 100 at the Brutus Hamilton and 22.63 in the 200 at the Hornet Invitational…redshirted during the indoor season.

High School: Competed in two years of track & field and two years of basketball for the Eagles…was the Delta River League champion in the long jump as a senior…placed second at the Meet of Champions with a long jump of 23-05…other bests inclided 11.20 in the 100 and 22.69 in the 200.

Personal: Majoring in communication studies…Parents are Derrick and Denise Cooper.