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Josh Cosio

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
Manzano HS

Height:
6-4

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
03/12/1987

Experience:
3L

Honors:
3x indoor/outdoor all-MWC (high jump)

NEW MEXICO:

One of the top high jumpers in the Mountain West Conference who is coming off his most consistent indoor/outdoor seasons in 2008...3-time all-MWC honoree, earning silver medals at both the MWC Indoor and Outdoor Championships last year...he and current Philadelphia Eagles WR Hank Baskett are the only Lobos to earn all-MWC honors multiple times in the high jump...NCAA regional qualifier as a true freshman...can also contribute in the triple jump after making a solid collegiate debut in the event last spring...has redshirt seasons available indoors and outdoors...

2008: (outdoor) Competed 8 times in 6 meets...cleared 6-08.75 (2nd MWC) in all 6 high jump competitions, finishing among the top-3 4 times...earned all-MWC honors with a runner-up finish at the conference meet in Fort Worth...also led the team in the triple jump with a top mark of 46-03.50 (T-7th MWC)... (indoor) Led the team and shared the No. 2 high jump mark in the MWC with an indoor-best clearance of 6-09.00 at Penn State...went on to finish 2nd (6-08.75) at the MWC Championships and became the first Lobo to earn indoor all-MWC honors in the event...4 HJ competitions on the season...

2007: (outdoor) Competed 4 times, leading the team with a jump of 6-06.75 at Arizona (4th) and USC (6th)... (indoor) Finished among the top-6 in all 6 competitions, clearing a season-best 6-07.00 at a pair of January home meets...finished sixth at the MWC Championships with a mark of 6-05.50...

2006: (outdoor) Started the season with a bang, clearing a career and NCAA regional qualifying height of 6-10.75 at Arizona (2nd) in his collegiate debut outdoors...went on to place third at the MWC Championships, earning all-conference honors with a mark of 6-06.75...did not clear the opening height, however, at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet...appeared in 9 meets, including the USA Junior Championships, where he finished T14th (6-06.75)...recorded 5 top-3 finishes... (indoor) Strong debut season, capped by a fourth place finish at the MWC Championships with a mark of 6-06.00...jumped a season-best 6-07.50 late in the season at the Albuquerque Invite...competed in the HJ 6 times, recording 4 top-5 finishes...

HIGH SCHOOL:

A 2005 graduate of Albuquerque Manzano High School...class 5A runner-up in the high jump as a senior with a leap of 6-06.00...went on to place fifth at the elite Great Southwest Classic with a personal record clearance of 6-08.00...district and city high jump champ in '05...school record holder in the event...named Student-Athlete of the Year in basketball...

PERSONAL:

Born in El Paso, Texas...full name is Joshua Rene Cosio...has two sisters: Michelle Tercero and Judy Tercero...major is Construction Management.

COLLEGIATE BESTS - OUTDOOR
High Jump: 6-10.75

COLLEGIATE BESTS - INDOOR
High Jump: 6-09.00

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