2010-11: Did not compete during the cross country or indoor or outdoor track seasons.
High School: Captained two seasons, earning five letters at Newark High School for coach Joe Contario. Won 2010 sectional titles in the 1,600m and 3,200m and was part of the champion 4x800m relay team.
Personal: Born August 22, 1992. Son of Darren and Roxanne Cowles. Has two brothers (Jake, Ben). Lists runners Steve Prefontaine and Terry Fox as his greatest athletic influences. Majoring in exercise science.