Cook Set to Compete in NCAA Championships
August Cook, a from the Army West Point Men's Track and Field team, will compete in the 2021 Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, on Wednesday, June 9 at 9:15pm ET. Live Stream. Live Results.
The Bedford, PA, native will be competing in the second flight. He has the eighth highest mark in the nation this season with a throw of 75.20m, which is a Patriot League meet record and Army West Point school record.
Cook is one of just two members in program history to advance to nationals each year the meet has been held. Only Curt Alitz (1975-78) competed in more NCAA outdoor meets than Cook, as he advanced four times. He is one of four Black Knights in program history to advance to nationals, joining John Ahern (1963), Bob Wallis (1970) and Adam Burke (2003, 2004).