Mia Cochran - Women's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Mia Cochran

So./RS Fr. | 5-7 | Distance | Moon, Pennsylania | Moon Area HS

2022-23 (Freshman)
Outdoor: Did not compete during outdoor season.

Indoor: Registered a 16:12.98 career best for 5,000m at Boston University … Ran mile at Arkansas Invitational (4:48.58) and Razorback Invitational (4:45.50) … Set career best of 9:29.86 in 3,000m at Husky Classic hosted by Washington.

Cross Country: Competed in NCAA Championships, placing 64th in a time of 20:23.8 over 6k Oklahoma State course … Finished fourth in NCAA South Central region, covering the 6k course at Texas A&M in 20:27.4 … Placed 12th in SEC Championships with a 20:01.2 on 6k course at Mississippi … Razorback debut race came in OSU Cowboy Jamboree, placing 24th with a time of 20:54.5 on 6k course … Sixth at Chile Pepper Festival with a 16:36.7 on 5k course at Agri Park … Ran 20:45.9 on Wisconsin 6k course at Nuttycombe Invitational.

High School: 2022 graduate of Moon Area High School in Moon Township, Pennsylvania … Coached by Kristine Jost … Competed in cross country and track for six years, lettered four years in each … Also competed in swimming for eight years, lettered one year … Established school records in six events – 400m, 800m, 1,600m, Mile, 3,000m, and 3,200m …

Senior season included State 3A titles in cross country, indoor 3,000m, and a three-event sweep outdoors in 800m (2:11.26), 1,600m (4:46.53), and 3,200m (10:13.62) … Performance at outdoor State meet totaled 30 points for Cochran as she claimed State team title on her own over two teams who tied for second with 24 points each with a total of 82 schools scoring in the 3A division … Set State meet record in 3,200m with 10:13.62 that bettered a 10:16.02 set in 2019 by Emily Carter of Bethel Park … Set PR of 2:09.58 at Mountaineer Showcase in April … Competing at Brooks PR Invitational in June, ran a career best of 4:39.23 in mile with a 4:20.68 for 1,500m … Finished third in mile at Penn Relays (4:47.17) … Indoors, set 3,000m career best of 9:42.91 to win PTFCA Indoor State title after winning Virginia Showcase Two Mile in PR of 10:25.61 (10:22.46 3,200m, 9:46.43 3k) … Finished fifth in mile at New Balance Nationals with a PR of 4:42.49 (4:23.48 at 1,5000m) … Set a career best of 4:49.93 in 1,600m as runner-up in Virginia Showcase … Ran 4:47.83 in mile (4:29.20 1,500m) to place third in Millrose Games … Ran career best of 2:09.54 in 800m for victory at Youngstown State HS meet … Claimed a third consecutive cross country State 3A title with a 18:08.5 on 5k course … Placed ninth at Eastbay Northeast Regional (18:01.7) and finished eighth at Eastbay Championships (17:35.2) …

As a junior, claimed State 3A titles in cross country as well as 1,600m (4:51.01) and 3,200m (10:20.04) double outdoors … Earned All-America honor in mile, placing third at The Outdoor Nationals (4:45.07) … Set a PR in 1,600m with a 4:45.66 to place third at Illinois Meet of Champions and finished fifth in 3,200m (10:17.84) … Indoors, finished eighth in Two Mile (10:36.80) at adidas Nationals … Covered 5k course in 18:28.0 to defend cross country State title .. Placed ninth (17:53.9) in XC Town USA Meet of Champions …

Claimed her first State 3A title in cross country as a sophomore with a 17:53.0 performance … Qualifier for FootLocker national meet after placing 10th in Northeast Regional (18:10.9) … Earned All-State honors as a freshman in cross country and track seasons … Finished seventh in State cross country … Placed third in 3,000m at TSTCA Indoor Championships … Finished 10th in 1,600m at State outdoor meet … In swimming, qualified to Junior Olympics for three years,

Career best marks include:
Outdoor – 2:09.58 (800m), 4:20.68 (1,500m), 4:45.66 (1,600m), 4:39.23 (Mile), 9:41.66 (3,000m), 10:04.51 (2 Mile)
Indoor – 2:09.54 (800m), 4:23.48 (1,500m), 4:49.93 (1,600m), 4:42.49 (Mile), 9:42.91 (3,000m), 10:25.61 (2 Mile)
Cross Country – 17:11.8 (5k)

Personal: Mia May Cochran was born September 1, 2004 in Marion, Ohio … Hometown is Moon, Pennsylvania … Daughter of Wade Cochran and Alecia Evans … Has two siblings, Paige Cochran and Matthew Evans … Father has raced in Boston Marathon numerous times … Planning to major in Nutrition … Career plans include working or coaching for a team and to continue running … Life ambition is to have fun and make good memories … Favorite athlete is Craig Engels … Person she most admires is her dad … Loves to cook, read and take pictures … Chose Arkansas since she loves the people, coaches and area.

Mia Cochran | Career stats


  • 800m | 2:09.54 (HS)
  • 1,500m | 4:23.48 (HS)
  • 1,600m | 4:49.93 (HS)
  • Mile | 4:42.49 (HS)
  • 3,000m | 9:29.86
  • 5,000m | 16:12.98


  • 800m | 2:09.58 (HS)
  • 1,500m | 4:20.68 (HS)
  • 1,600m | 4:45.66 (HS)
  • Mile | 4:39.23 (HS)
  • 3,000m | 9:41.66 (HS)