Cobi Warstler
Cobi Warstler
Year: So.
Hometown: New Albany, Ohio
High School: Columbus Academy
Events: Middle Distance

Described by the staff as a very hard worker and is very committed to the team concept after having an outstanding year in cross country and track.

2017 Cross Country: One of the team’s top contributors for the second straight year … Logged a career-best 24:42.5 at the NCAC Championships (Oct. 28) and followed up with a 25:25.1 at the Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 11) … Added a 25:29.6 at the first championship-length met of the season, the All-Ohio Championships (Sept. 29).

2017 Outdoor: Logged three individuals scoring runs on the year, twice in the 1500 meters … Went a season-best 5:05.68 in the 1500 at the Big Red Invite (April 28) to place fourth … Ran a seventh-place 2:26.53 in the 800 meters a week earlier at the Kenyon Spring Invitational (April 22).

2017 Indoor: Opened collegiate indoor career with a second-place finish (2:38.60) in the 800 at the Wooster Tri-Meet (Jan. 21) … Steadily improved mid-distance times throughout the season, running an indoor-best 2:27.57 in the 800 at the NCAC Championship (March 4) prelims before scoring with a sixth-place run of 2:28.05 in the finals.

2016 Cross Country: Provided immediate contribution in her first season, logging a top-seven team finish in each of the eight meets … Peaked at the Great Lakes Region Championships (Nov. 12) with 25:00.0 over the 6,000-meter course … Third Scot to cross the finish at the All-Ohio Championships (Sept. 30), running the course in 25:17.8 … Sixth-place team finisher at the NCAC Championships (Oct. 30) with a time of 26:43.6 to claim 67th-place overall.

Prior to Wooster: No stranger to the championship podium as a four-time state meet participant track & field and three-time state meet runner in cross country under Denny Hammond at Columbus Academy … Ran as part of state runner-up 4x800 relay team (9:30.32) in 2014 … 4x800 relay team placed eighth at both 2015 and 2016 state meets … Third leg of state-qualifying 4x400 relay team in 2016, finishing in 13th-place … Logged a state-meet personal-best 21:27.13 5K time at the 2013 state meets.

Personal: Born July 10, 1998 … Daughter of Jeff Warstler and Kelly Bundy … Majoring in psychology with a minor in education.