Griffin Cobb
Griffin Cobb
Height: 5-9
Weight: 150
Year: JR
Hometown: Wallingford, Conn.
High School: Mark T. Sheehan
Events: Mid Dist.
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 500m: 1:06.97 (2016-17 at Terrier Classic)
    • 800m: 1:55.04 (2016-17 at New England Championship)
  • Outdoor
    • 400m: 52.86 (2016-17 at UNH Meet)
    • 800m: 1:57.37 (2016-17 at Holy Cross Meet)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Indoor NEICAAA Champion (4x800m Relay)

2017-18

  • Outdoor
    • Did not compete.
  • Indoor
    • Did not compete.

2016-17

  • Outdoor
    • Finished 12th in the 800m (1:58.49) and eighth in the 4x400m relay (3:31.28) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed 12th in the 400m (52.86s) and fifth in the 4x400m relay (3:34.17) at the UNH Meet.
    • Finished 10th in the 800m (1:58.26) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Placed second in the 800m (1:57.37) at the Holy Cross Meet.
    • Finished sixth in the 4x800m relay (7:39.74) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed fourth in the 4x800m relay (7:36.80) at the New England Championship.
  • Indoor
    • Finished 10th in the 500m (1:08.20) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed eighth in the 500m (1:09.29) and fourth in the 4x800m relay (8:12.79) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 31st in the 500m (1:06.97) and 20th in the 4x400m relay (3:21.74) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Placed ninth in the 800m (1:58.54) and first in the 4x400m relay (3:23.76) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Finished fifth in the 800m (1:56.04 / 1:56.91) and ninth in the 4x800m relay (8:06.20) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Won the 4x800m relay (7:45.81) and ran 1:55.04 in the 800m prelim at the New England Championship.
    • Placed sixth in the 4x800m relay (7:34.99) at the IC4A Championship.

High School

  • Attended Mark T. Sheehan High School.
  • Played soccer, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field; earned four letters in each.
  • Captain of indoor and outdoor track senior year.
  • First team all conference junior and senior year.
  • Frist team all state junior and senior year.
  • Member of the German Club.

Personal

  • Son of Richard and Robin Cobb.
  • Has and older sister, Chandler.
  • Fatherm Richard, swam at Fairfield for four years.
  • Interests include skimboarding, soccer and riding bikes.
  • Favorite athlete is Connor McGregor.
  • Favorite teams are the New York Jets and Borussia Dortmund German soccer team.
  • Chose URI over UNC-Wlmington, South Carolina, East Stroudsburg and Southern Connecticut State.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.