Joshua Cox

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ruston, La.

High School:
Cedar Creek HS

Height:
6-4

Position:
Javelin

Birthdate:
06/29/1991

Experience:
SQ

Joshua Cox

04/12/2014

Gotch Jumps National Leading Mark at UTEP Invitational

Joshua Cox smashes own school record

04/11/2014

@LATechSports Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Honor Roll

More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor

03/28/2014

@LATechTandF Relay Teams Shine at Texas Relays Friday

Three relay teams advance

03/21/2014

Track and Field Hosts Jim Mize Invitational Saturday

LA Tech hosts LSU, ULM, Northwestern State among others

05/24/2013

Yusuf Muhammad Punches Ticket to Eugene

400m Hurdler runs top time at East Prelims

05/10/2013

2013 WAC Outdoor Championships

Photos from the 2013 WAC Outdoor Championships hosted by UT Arlington at Maverick Stadium.

03/16/2013

Jim Mize Invitational

Photos from the 2013 Jim Mize Invitational.

05/11/2012

2012 WAC Championships

Photos from the final day of the 2012 WAC Outdoor Championships.

2012 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (Javelin)
2012 Outdoor NCAA Qualifier (Javelin)
2013 Outdoor Javelin WAC Champion (223-11/68.26m)
2013 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (Javelin)
2013 Outdoor NCAA Qualifier (Javelin)

2013: Opened the 2013 season with a then-school record javelin throw of 220-8 (67.26m), winning the event title at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/16) ... Finished 13th in the javelin at the Texas Relays (3/28-30) with a throw of 191-6 (58.38m) ... Placed fourth in the javelin at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/20) with a mark of 209-4 (63.82m), the fifth-longest throw in school history ... Broke his own javelin school record as he won the gold medal at the WAC Otudoor Championships (5/8-11) with a throw of 223-11 (68.26m) ... Finished 22nd in the javelin at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships (5/23-24) with a throw of 213-4 (65.02m).

2012: Redshirted the indoor season ... Competed only in the javelin all outdoor season ... Threw a season-best 213-9 (65.16m) at the Louisiana Classics (3/17) to finish third, a mark that ranks third in school history ... Placed fourth at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23) with a javelin throw of 189-4 (57.70m) ... Won the javelin at the Jim Mize Invitational (4/7) with a mark of 201-9 (61.50m) ... Finished fifth in the javelin at the Mississippi Open (4/14) with a throw of 195-4 (59.55m) ... Won the javelin at the Southeastern Invitational (4/20) with a throw of 208-2 (63.44m) ... Finished third and garnered first team all-WAC honors with a javelin throw of 211-3 (64.38m) at the WAC Championships (5/10-11) ... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Championships (5/24-26) but an elbow injury in practice the day before the team departed for Jacksonville, Fla. kept him from competing.

High School: Graduated from Cedar Creek High School in 2011 ... Lettered in track and field, football and basketball ... Was a four-time state champion in the javelin ... Set the 1A state record in the javelin with a throw of 204-2 ... Was a member of the National Honor Society ... Coached by Corwin Aldrege.

Personal: Joshua Cox ... Son of Glenn and Lori Cox ... Has one older sister, Allison ... Born on June 29, 1991 in Farmerville, La.