Cole Younger
Cole Younger
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Visalia, Calif.
High School: Mt. Whitney HS
Experience: 2V

2013 Cross Country: Competed in all seven meets…led the team at the Aggie Open and placed fifth overall…fastest 8K time was 24:46 at the Santa Clara Invitational.

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.

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.

2010 Cross Country: 
Competed in five meets…placed eighth at the Hornet Jamboree after running the 4-mile course in 20:26…ran 31:59.90 at the NCAA West Regional which ranks as the sixth fastest time by a Hornet at the meet.

2009 Cross Country: Redshirted during the cross country season.

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…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 800, 1:56.67 in the 800, 4:27 in the 1,600, 9:42.40 in the 3,200 and 16:03 in the 5K.

 Majoring in kinesiology…parents are Larry Younger and Carlo Barrientos.