Michael Cox
Michael  Cox

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pinckney, Mich.

High School:
Pinckney

Height:
6-2

Major:
Health Sciences


01/27/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 2016 FALL HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the seventh consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 147 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

08/29/2016

2015 CROSS COUNTRY SEASON IN REVIEW

Men's and Women's cross country teams each win Horizon League title, boast nine All-Conference selections and seven first-place finishes

06/30/2016

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 2016 SPRING HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the sixth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 126 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria.

01/15/2016

OAKLAND LEADS HORIZON LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT SEMESTER

For the fifth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 123 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria.

11/12/2015

CROSS COUNTRY HEADS TO NCAA GREAT LAKES REGIONAL

Women's 6K begins at 1 p.m. ET with the men's 10K to follow at 2 p.m. ET

12/19/2015

Cross Country

10/31/2015

Men's and Women's Cross Country win the Horizon League Championship

09/13/2013

Men's highlights from Golden Grizzly Open

Highlights from the men's race of the Golden Grizzly Open

09/14/2012

Oakland at Spartan Invitational

The Oakland men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Spartan Invitational in East Lansing, Mich. on Friday

08/31/2012

2012 Golden Grizzlies Invitational

Oakland's Brittni Hutton and George O'Connor were the top collegiate finishers.

2016
 Finished 12th in the 4K at the Golden Grizzly Short Course dual meet against Central Michigan (Oct. 7) with a time of 12:47
▪ Placed 23rd in the 8K (26:51.0) at the Horizon League Championships (Oct. 29)

2015
▪ Finished sixth at the Golden Grizzly SC Dual vs CMU (Oct. 9) with an 4K time of 12:28
▪ Set a personal-best 8K record of 25:04.1 at the Bradley Pink Classic (Oct. 16)
▪ Finished 13th at the Horizon League Championship to earn a spot on the All-Horizon League Second-Team
▪ Helped the Golden Grizzlies win the Horizon League Championship (Oct. 31)
▪ Set a personal record in the 10K with a time of 32:32.80 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 13)

2014
▪ Did not compete

2013
▪ Earned second team all-league honors in Oakland's first season in the Horizon League.
▪ Was named runner of the week on Sept. 3.
▪ Won the Golden Grizzly Open on Aug. 30 in a time of 15:50.2 (5K).
▪ Had four top-ten finishes throughout the 2013 campaign including the Golden Grizzly Open, the Detroit Titan Invite on Sept. 7 (21:16.66, four mile), the Western Invitational on Sept. 21 (25:45, 8K) and the Horizon League Championship on Nov. 2 (26:20.43, 8K).
▪ Ran a season-best 25:32 in the Bradley "Pink" Classic on Oct. 19 (8K).

2012
▪ Finished top three on the team in five races
▪ Ran season-best 26:05 in the 8K at the Bradley Classic (Oct. 12)
▪ Finished second at the IPFW Invitational with a time of 27:33.67 (Sept. 8)
▪ Earned fourth-place finish at the Golden Grizzly Open with a time of 19:35.2 (Aug. 31)

Cox's Career Bests
Four Mile: 21:05.33 (2015)
Five Mile: 26:43.2 (2013)
4K: 12:28 (2015)
5K: 15:50.2 (2013)
6K: 19:35.2 (2012)
8K: 25:04.1 (2015)
10K: 32:32.8 (2015)

High School
▪ All-state, All-conference and All-region for cross country in final season
▪ Two-time All-County selection
▪ Competed in Cross Country Meet of Champions
▪ All-state in indoor track during senior year

Academic Achievements
▪ National Honor Society member
▪ Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Earning All-State honors running a 15:57

Personal
Full Name: Michael D. Cox
Birthdate: Aug. 17, 1994
Parents: Donald and Sharon Cox
Siblings: Colleen and Sarah

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Great academic programs
2. Athletic opportunities
3. Proximity to home

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