Pac-10 Finalist--Triple Jump (4th)
THIS YEAR: Justin Cox should build upon last year's showing and provide much needed points at the dual and conference meets in 2001. He has shown vast improvement in the fall and could be a big suprise this season.
2000: Justin Cox, who came to USC as a transfer from the University of Wisconsin, started his Trojan career slowly but came on strong at the end of the 2000 season ... Finished fourth at the Pac-10s in the triple jump with a PR mark of 51-2 1/4w.
AT WISCONSIN -
1998: Competed in the triple jump.
1997: Did not compete. 1996: Won the triple jump at the Badger Indoor Open ... Finished sixth in the triple jump at the Big Ten Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Cox was a two-time All North County and CIF Champion in the triple jump while attending Rancho Buena Vista (Calif.) High ... Had a PR triple jump of 49.5.
PERSONAL: Justin was born on June 15, 1977 ... He is a history major at USC with a 3.09 GPA ... He was honored as an outstanding community leader while at Wisonsin ... Spends his spare time counseling and preaching to homeless people.
CAREER BESTS: Triple Jump - 49.5 (51-2 1/4w).