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Alston Cobb
Alston  Cobb

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Western Branch

Event:
Multi's

Background
• Finished eighth in the decathlon at the 2011 New Balance Outdoor Nationals
• Placed 12th in the pentathlon at the 2012 New Balance Indoor Nationals
• Awarded All-State, All-Region and All-District in the decathlon in 2012
• Earned All-Region honors in the triple and long jumps during the 2012 indoor season
• Was capatin for Western Branch for cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field his senior year
• Member of the National Honor Society and was his school's treasurer
• A National Achievment Scholarship "Outstanding Participant"
• Earned the Mathematics Award at Western Branch

Personal
• Son of Brenda and Steven Cobb
• Has a sister, Sydni, who throws for North Carolina A&T
• Coached by Claude Toukene at Western Branch

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