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Kristi Cook
 Kristi Cook
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Flower Mound, Texas

High School:
Marcus

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
09/14/1985

• 2008 All-Big 12 Conference (Indoor 800-meter run, Distance Medley Relay)
• 2007 NCAA All-American (Distance Medley Relay)

• 2007 All-Big 12 Conference (Indoor 800, DMR)
• 2006 Big 12 Distance Medley Relay Champion
• 2006 All-Big 12 Conference (Indoor 800, DMR)

Personal: Daughter of Nancy and Mike Uveges ... Born Sept. 14, 1985, in Portland, Ore. ... Has an older brother ... Younger sister also runs cross country ... Business major ... 2007 Academic All-Big 12 First Team member.

2007-08: (Indoor) Finished fourth in the 800-meter run at the Arkansas Invitational with a time of 2:13.35 ... Also recorded a 10th-place finish in the championship mile (5:12.76) at the event ... Ran a season-best 2:09.20 in the 800 to finish second at the Razorback Invitational ... Ran the third leg on the Distance Medley Relay team that finished fifth at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 11:30.01, the seventh-fastest in program history ... Finished fourth in the 600-yard run with a season-best time of 1:24.52 ... Took third in the 800-meter run at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 2:12.23 ... Ran the opening leg of the Distance Medley Relay team that finished fifth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 11:38.16.

2006-2007: (Cross Country) Placed 19th at the season-opening Hurricane Festival (Sept. 2), running the two-mile course in 12:47 ... Finished 167th of 288 (24:09) at the Roy Griak Invitational (Sept. 23) ... Placed 172nd (22:21) of 245 at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational Blue Race (Oct. 14) ... Finished 54th (23:06) at the Big 12 Championships (Oct. 27) ... Ended the season 98th (23:23) at the NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 11). (Indoor) Placed fourth in the mile at the Razorback Invitational (Jan. 20), running 4:59.85 ... Took first in the 600-yard run (1:26.57) at the J.D. Martin Invitational (Feb. 3) ... Finished fourth in the 600-yard run (1:24.54) at the Sooner Open (Feb. 17) ... Ran the 800-meter leg of OU's distance medley relay that placed second at the Big 12 Indoor Championships (Feb. 23) and finished sixth at the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 9), earning All-America honors ... Placed second in the 800 (2:08.96) at the Big 12 Indoor (Feb. 24). (Outdoor) Seeking medical redshirt after illness.

2005-2006: (Cross Country) Placed 12th overall and first among OU runners at the Golden Hurricane Festival, running the two-mile course in 12:07 ... Finished 11th at the Arkansas-Little Rock Open, running the 5K in 19:39.1 ... Was second among the Sooners at the Chile Pepper Inviational, running the 6K in 23:15.5. (Indoor) Ran the third leg of the women's distance medley relay that placed ninth at the NCAA Championships ... Placed seventh in the 800-meter run (2:13.65) at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 25) ... Also ran the third leg of the conference championship-winning distance medley relay ... Ran the 800-meter leg of the distance medley relay that broke the school record at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (Feb. 3) with a run of 11:14.63 ... Ran a season best 2:13.32 800-meter run at the Razorback Invitational (Jan. 21). (Outdoor) Placed 12th in the 800-meter run (2:10.39) at the Big 12 Championships (May 13) ... Opened the season at the Duke Invitational (April 8), placing third in the 800-meter run with a regional qualifying time and personal best of 2:09.24 ... Academic All-Big 12 Second Team selection.

2004-2005: (Cross Country) Did not compete. (Indoor) Did not compete. (Outdoor) Best performance came during seventh-place run (2:25.15) in the 800 at Michael Johnson Invitational ... Finished sixth (2:25.55) at the Mean Green Twilight.

2003-2004: (Cross Country) Ran in six meets ... Finished among the scorers in four of those six ... Established her career-best two-mile time at the Hurricane Invitational (13:23), 5K time at the Southern Stampede (18:42.5) and 6K time at the Chile Pepper Invitational (23:50) ... Part of the team that posted an all-time best women's finish at the Big 12 Conference meet. (Indoor) Proved to be a valuable middle distance runner for the Sooners ... Established the best time on the team in the 600-yard run ... Ran a 1:26.09 at the Big 12 Championships ... Finished 10th overall with that time ... Had the third best time on the team in the 800-meter run ... Ran 2:16.49 at the Tyson Invitational ... Ran the second leg of OU's school record-setting distance medley relay ... Quartet posted an 11:30.53 at the Meyo Invitational ... Met the NCAA provisional qualifying standard ... Also ran on the DMR that finished fifth at the Big 12 ... Ran the third leg on the quartet that posted an 11:39.81. (Outdoor) Ran on the distance medley relay that finished fifth at the Texas Relays ... Quartet set a school record with an 11:31.14.

Other: Named to the U.S. Track Coaches Association All-Academic team as a true freshman ... Multiple Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection.

High School: Helped lead Marcus High School to two state cross country titles ... Texas 5A state champion in the 800 as a senior ... Also won that race as a senior on the district and regional level ... Earned All-State honors in track and field as a senior ... Earned all-area honors in track and field as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Lettered in cross country two years and in track and field four times.


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