Athlete: Cole Hocker
Year: Class of 2019
School: Indianapolis Cathedral High School, Indiana
Analysis: During the 2017 cross country season, Cole Hocker just missed qualifying for both national meets. He finished 27th at the Nike Cross Nationals Midwest Regional and then he placed 15th at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional. At the Indiana State Cross Country Championships, Hocker finished only two seconds behind 2018 Hamilton Southeastern High School graduate Gabe Fendel.In the spring Hocker was runner-up in the 1600m at the IHSAA Boys Track & Field State Meet with a new PR of 4:08.04. He also ran a 9:06.47 3200m early in the season at the Charlie Riley Invitational. Watch for Hocker to make waves this XC season.