football, men’s track & field
Active from 1951-1955 • Inducted in 1978
Injuries throughout his career limited even greater national recognition, yet as a freshman halfback in football, Cook averaged 10.3 yards on 72 carries. Due to injuries, he played in only ten games in his next three seasons. Despite that, he won eight individual Conference titles as a sprinter, hurdler, and long jumper in track and field, despite missing the Conference meet his senior year. He is L&C’s top individual scorer in track all four years and is the only L&C athlete ever to place in the NCAA Division 1 Track & Field Championships, taking fourth in the long jump in 1955. (Charter member of Hall of Fame)
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