Men's Track & Field

Cooper Abernathy
Cooper Abernathy
Year: So.
Hometown: Morganton, N.C.
Previous School: Jimmy C. Draughn HS
Twitter: All Throws

2018-19 Season (Sophomore) - Abernathy competed in every meet over the course of the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Bobcats...He competed in the weight throw, shot put, hammer throw, javelin and discus events...He placed third in the javelin event and earned Third Team All-Conference honors for the second year in a row at the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Championships (48.44 meters)...He broke the school outdoor discus record twice, including breaking his own record at the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Championships in a sixth-place finish.

2017-18 Season (Freshman) - In his first season as a Bobcat, Abernathy competed in 11 different meets over the course of the indoor and outdoor seasons...He competed solely in the field events of shot put, discus throw, hammer throw, weight throw and javelin throw...Set personal best marks in the javelin throw and discus throw at the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships...Abernathy's javelin throw mark of 50.09m was the third-best by a student-athlete in the conference in 2018...For that effort, Abernathy was named Third Team All-Conference Carolinas in the javelin throw.