Nicole Cocozza

Team USA Endurance

Name: Nicole Cocozza
Date of Birth: May 15, 1990
Birth Place: Providence, R.I.
Current Residence: Cranston, R.I.
College: St. John’s University
Occupation: Law student at Suffolk University Law School

Olympic Experience: 
  • New York City Marathon 2010, experienced first marathon and witnessed Sally Meyerhoff finish 27th overall in 2:41, placing 10th in the USA Championship Division
  • Became inspired by Meyerhoff after she  was tragically killed months short of her goal of competing at the London 2012 Olympic Games
Sporting Career Highlights:
  • High School cross country, lettered four years, earned cross country All-America honors at the 2005 Junior Olympics, was the 2006 state champion in the indoor 1,500-meter run 
  • 2008 Outdoor Nike National Championships, named an All-American in the distance medley relays
  • College Cross Country, earned All-Big East honors for 4x800-meter relay team in 2011, named All-ECAC for the 4x800-meter relay team in 2012, named the American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Female Scholar-Athlete Award in recognition of hard work and excellence on the athletic field and in the classroom
Fun Facts: Has been running for 11 years … received a full scholarship to St. John’s University for cross country and track & field in the Big East from 2008 to 2012 … is currently in law school in Boston … this will be her first marathon

Excited to run for Team USA because she has have always had a passion for running and wants to be part of a running community that is working toward the common goal of supporting U.S. Olympians and Paralympians as they prepare for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio

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