2018 - 2019 INDIANA
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
COLE
HOCKER
DISTANCE RUNNER
CATHEDRAL HS
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-10
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 15:13.7
FLCCC
1ST - 16:03.2
FL MIDWEST
1ST - 15:06.4
NXN MIDWEST
2ND
NXN FINAL
“Cole has a sheer determination to be the best that he can be, each and every day. He works hard at every practice and he’s a team player in every sense of the word.”
Jim Nohl
Head Coach - Cathedral coach

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-10, 140-pound senior raced to the national championship this past season with a time of 15:13.7 at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships. Hocker also won the Foot Locker Midwest Regional championships in 16:03.2 and the Nike Cross Nationals Midwest Regional championships in 15:06.4, and took second nationally at the NXN Final. He broke the tape first at the state championship meet in 15:25.1.

Academic Achievement


Hocker has maintained a 3.22 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in cross country and track and field on scholarship at the University of Oregon this fall.

Exemplary Character


Also a talented musician, Hocker has volunteered locally on behalf of a homeless outreach initiative and a tutoring program for elementary school children who take English as a second language.