Ocean Cohen

Ocean Cohen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sarasota, Fla.

High School:
Riverview HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
5K/10K/Distance

2010: Posted a personal collegiate-best in the 3000-meter race on 4/17 at the Tom Jones Memorial in 10:18.14 to finish fifth...Set a personal-best time of 17:57.14 in the 5000 meters at the Florida Relays on 4/2...At the Penn Relays on 4/22, Cohen set a new personal record in the 10,000 meters in 36:20.88.

2009: Set a personal record of 10:37.79 in the 3,000m at the Jimmy Carnes Meet during the indoor season...At the Black & Gold Challenge, won the 5,000m run with a personal record of 18:31.52...Finished 10th in the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 10,000m run, crossing the line in 38:46.18.

2008: In the indoor season, made her collegiate debut at the Dick Taylor Relays on Feb. 23, finishing fourth in the 3,000-meter run in 10:37.99...Also competed at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 5,000-meter run, placing 19th...In outdoor events, competed in the 3,000-meter run at the Miami Elite Invitational on April 12, finishing fifth...Participated in the 10,000-meter run at Penn Relays on April 24...Finished second in the 5,000-meter run at the UCF Invitational in a time of 19:49.81...Participated in the 10,000-meter run at the Conference USA Championships on May 15.

Prior to UCF: Attended Pineview High School but competed for Riverview High School, where she ran for the cross country and track teams...Four-time Sarasota All-Area...Finished in the top 30 at the state level during her freshman season...Posted a freshman record in the 5K at 19:58...Took 14th at the state championships during her sophomore season...Won the regional and county titles and took 11th at the state championships as a senior...Ran a personal-best 19:13 that year as she received the MVP and Coaches Awards...A member of the creative writing and environmental clubs.

Personal: Born in Livingston, N.J...Daughter of Dr. Adam and Dawn Cohen...Major is pre-professional biology.

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