Patrick Cooney
Patrick Cooney
Height: 6-2
Weight: 155
Year: Fr
Hometown: Douglaston, N.Y.
High School: Archbishop Molloy
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Business

Career Personal Bests:
All-American (Distance Medley Relay)
2x All-New England Selection (4x800 relay, Distance Medley Relay)
USTFCCCA All-East Region Selection (Distance Medley Relay)
400m: 51.76 at the Brown Springtime Open Invitational, April 29, 2012.
800m: 1:55.55 indoors/1:53.19 outdoors.
1,000m: 2:29.82 at the NE-10 Indoor Championships, February 18, 2012.

Indoor Season

2011-12: All-American (Distance Medley Relay). All-New England (4x800m). All-Northeast-10 (4x800m). USTFCCCA East Region (Distance Medley Relay). Competed in five races and six relay events over the course of the season. Earned All-America status in the distance medley relay along with teammates Justin Blaszczyk, Sean Hanlon and Daniel Zawalich with a sixth place finish at the NCAA Division II National Championships (3/10/12) in a total time of 10:04.69.  Claimed All-New England honors in both the 4x800-meter relay and the distance medley relay at the New England Championships on February 24-25. Helped the distance medley relay squad automatically qualify for the NCAA Division II National Championships with a second place time of 9:50.33, a new school record. Also, finished fifth overall in the 4x800-meter relay in 7:41.53. Placed second overall in the 1,000-meter run in his first ever collegiate race at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/3/11) with a time of 2:30.43. Claimed second place overall in the 800-meter run at the Reggie Poyau Invitational (12/10/11) in 1:57.28. Finished sixth overall out of 47 competitors in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:55.55, a personal best indoors, at the New Balance Boston Collegiate Indoor Games on January 27, 2012. Ranked fourth overall in the 1,000-meter run at the Northeast-10 Conference (NE-10) Championships (2/18/12) in 2:29.82, a personal best time. Finished 59th overall out of 208 competitors in the 800-meter run at the Boston University Valentine Invitational (2/11/12) in 1:55.69.

High School: 2011 graduate of Archbishop Molloy. Four-year letter winner in soccer, indoor and outdoor track and field. Two-time City Champion and two-time state finalist in soccer. CHSAA State champion for 600 meters. Indoor and outdoor track and field captain. Eight-time All-Brooklyn/Queens selection. Personal bests include 49.7 (400 meters), 1:22.6 (600 meters), 1:54.02 (800 meters) and 4:27 (1,600 meters).

Personal: Son of Marianne and Edward Cooney of Douglaston, N.Y. Has two sisters, Tara (26 and Kathleen (23) and one brother, Edward (21). Majoring in business. Lists greatest sports momeny as winning the CHSAA State Championship for the 600 meters. His father, Edward, was an All-American in football at Hobart College and a national champion in lacrosse.