Lenford Coote
Lenford Coote
Born: 12/16/1991
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Jeremiah E. Burke
Event: Throws/Sprints

2012-13 Served as one of the Beacons go-to throwers in the shot put event throughout the indoor and outdoor seasons … Recorded his best throw of the year on March 30 at the Tufts University Snowflake Classic with a toss of 35-11.25 feet … Earned his best throw in the indoor season (35-04.00) on January 5 at the Roxbury Community College Tigers All-Comers  … On the track he posted a season best time of 7.00 seconds in the 55, 8.06 seconds in the 60, 12.55 in the 100, 26.11 in the 200, and 43.32 in the 300 meter dashes … Competed in the discus throw once during the outdoor season and finished with a toss of 78-07.00 feet at the Tufts University Snowflake Classic on March 30.

2011-12 Had another strong season at UMass Boston competing in a variety of events throughout the year ... Set a new personal best mark in every event he competed in ... Recorded a top time in the 55 meter dash with a mark of 7.37 seconds ... Then set a personal best mark in the 100 meter dash on April 7 at the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Invitational with a time of 12.49 seconds ... Finished the 200 meter dash with a time of 26.38 seconds on January 7 at the RCC Tiger All-Comers meet ... Was the Beacons most consistent thrower competing in a combined eight meets in the shot put ... Recorded a top toss of 32-00.75 feet on February 4 at the Tufts University Stampede Invite ... In the discus throw he closed out the year with a throw of 78-05.00 feet to set a new personal best mark in the event.

2010-11  Had an impressive freshman season with the Beacons track and field programs ... Took 4th place in the 55 meter dash at the Tiger All-Comers meet on January 8 with a time of 6.75 seconds ... Also placed 6th in the shot put at the same meet with a throw of 8.54 meters ... Recorded his best finish of the outdoor season (17th) in the shot put event at the Tufts University Snowflake Classic with a throw of 9.35 meters ... Finished in 19th place in the discus throw at the Corsair Classic with a final throw of 22.68 meters ... Crossed the finish line in the 200 meter dash with a time of 26.52 seconds at the Gerry Gravel Classic ... Finished in 36th place at the Corsair Classic in the 100 meter dash with a final time of 13.25 seconds. 

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Lettered playing football and also running track and field at Jeremiah E. Burke High School ... Was a member of the Honor Roll ... Born December 16, 1991 ... Son of Gwendolyn Henry ... Undecided on major ... Enjoys producing music and working out.

INDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

55m Dash 7.00 12/8/2012 Harvard University Open
60m Dash 8.06 12/1/2012 UMB Indoor Invitational
200m Dash 26.11 12/8/2012 Harvard University Open
300m Dash 43.32 1/19/2013 Wheaton College Winter Invitational
600m Dash 1:47.78 2/4/2012 Tufts University Stampede Invitational
Shot Put 35-04.00 ft 1/5/2013 RCC Tiger All Corners Meet

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

100m Dash 12.49 4/7/2012 UMass Dartmouth Corsair Invitational
200m Dash 26.14 (-1.6) 3/30/2013 Tufts University Snowflake Classic
Shot Put 35-11.00 ft 3/30/2013 Tufts University Snowflake Classic
Discus 78-07.00 ft 3/30/2013 Tufts University Snowflake Classic