Caitlin Cox
Caitlin Cox
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mercer Island, WA
High School: Mercer Island HS
Events: Back
Experience: 2Y

2015-16 (Sophomore) -- Delivered the program's best mark in the 200-yard backstroke during the season, racing to a 2:03.80 finish during the third day of the A3 Performance Invitational on Nov. 21 at East Los Angeles College ... recorded the team's second-best finish in the 100 back (57.35) on the third day of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships on Feb. 19 ... also finished with the seventh-best mark on the team in the 200 IM (2:10.66) on the opening day of the A3 Performance Invitational on Nov. 19.

2014-15 (Freshman) --
Won the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:06.54 on Nov. 1 against UC Santa Barbara ... also won a pair of backstroke events during Cal Poly's 161-120 victory over Pepperdine on Nov. 8: in the 100 at 59.60 seconds and the 200 at 2:07.87.

Prep --
Was a four-year varsity swimmer at Mercer Island High School, competing in multiple events, including the 100 and 200 backstroke and 400 free relay ... won Washington State championships all four years ... was captain of team during her senior season ... obtained state-championship status in the 400 free relay during her senior year ... also placed third in the state for the 100 back as a senior ... was a member of the National Honor Society and National Art Honors Society.

Personal --
Born on July 29, 1996 in Bellevue, Wash. ... daughter of Curtis and Sarah Cox ... has a brother, Tyler ... chose Cal Poly because of the team atmosphere and the academic program ... hopes to one day work in the advertising field ... majoring in graphic communication.