2013-14 Women's Cross Country
Emily Perkinson
Emily Perkinson
Emily Perkinson

HOMETOWNOrlando, Fla.

As A Freshman (2013)
Competed in three races during her rookie season … placed 12th overall at the Westminster Academy Collegiate Invite 3500m (Aug. 31) with a time of 14:20.64 … placed 148th out of 270 at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational 6k (Sept. 14) with a career-best time of 25:25.33 … placed 64th overall at the FSU Seminole Invitational 5k (Oct. 11) with a career-best 21:11.71.

High School
Was selected as the Wendy’s High School Heisman Memorial Trophy Award winner for Colonial High School … the award honors the nation's most esteemed high-school senior men and women for excellence in academics, athletics, and community involvement and is given out annually to State Winners, who then proceed to the national level … cross country letterwinner at Colonial … coached by Rene Plasencia.

Born June 8, 1995 … majoring in accounting … daughter of Richard and Jennifer Cooper … favorite athlete is Lolo Jones … favorite sport to watch is football … lists Running Brave as her favorite sports movie … aspires to be a CFO … chose FGCU over FAU and FIU, among others.