Phil Cocco
Phil Cocco
Height: 6-1
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hughestown, Pa.
High School: Pittston Area
Events: Throws
Major: Finance/Math
  • Enjoyed a strong freshman season in throwing events, setting program records in the indoor and outdoor shot put, the indoor weight throw, and the outdoor hammer throw

Freshman Year (2018-19)

  • Competed in 11 meets during his first season at Scranton
  • Top result was second place in the shot put at the Monarch Open on Apr. 27
  • Finished seventh in the shot put and 15th int he weight throw at the Landmark Conference Indoor Championships
  • Placed seventh in the shot put, 10th in the hammer, and 15th in the discus at the Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships

Personal Best Marks

Event   Meet (Date) Mark
Shot Put Monarch Open (Apr. 27, 2019) 13.12m 
Discus Coach P Invitational (Apr. 12-13, 2019) 32.63m
Hammer Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships (May 4-5, 2019) 36.85m
Weight S.U. Challenge (Feb 2, 2019) 12.97m

High School/Personal

  • Prepped at Pittston Area H.S. where he was a member of the track & field team
  • Won the 2018 District 2 AAA championship with Pittston Area
  • Led team to a 12-2 record
  • Was Pittston Area's valedictorian
  • Is the son of Phil and Carolyn Cocco, both of whom graduated from The University of Scranton
  • Also has two younger siblings, Matthew and Julianna.