Marissa Cossaro
Marissa Cossaro
Height: 5-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: East Northport, N.Y.
High School: Northport
Event(s): Distance

Cross Country Career Stats

2016 Track & Field: Finished fifth and ninth in the Mile (personal best 5:07.90) and 3,000m (10:25.20) at the SUNYAC Indoor Championships (2/27) ... Ran a personal best of 10:12.90 for 3,000m at the Tufts Final Qualifying Meet (3/4) ... Finished fourth in both the 1,500m (personal best 4:41.12) and 5,000m (17:46.85) at the SUNYAC Outdoor Championships (5/7) ... Ran a personal best time of 17:07.09 for 5,000m at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier (5/16).

2015 Cross Country: Finished sixteenth with a time of 22:43.0 at the SUNYAC Championships (10/31) ... Finished seventeenth with a time of 22:30.5 at the Atlantic Region Championships (11/14) ... Finished 63rd with a personal best 6,000m time of 22:05.5 at the NCAA Championships (11/21). 

2015 Outdoor SUNYACs: Came in sixth place in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:47.92.

2015 Indoor SUNYACs: Ran a leg in the distance medley relay that finished third with a time of 12:33.81.

2014 Cross Country SUNYAC Championships: Finished 22nd, recording a time of 23:31.

2013 Cross Country SUNYAC Championships: Came in 36th place with a time of 23:38.

Prior to Geneseo: Ran for Northport High School under head coach Eric Visconti ... all-county and all-league 2012-2013 ... scholar-athlete from 2009-2013 ... previously ran with current Geneseo teammates, Kelly Flanagan, Alex Kramer, and Chris Odin.

Personal: Marissa Lynn Cossaro was born in Manhasset, N.Y. to Robert and Denise Cossaro ... has one younger brother, Michael ... received the AP Scholar Award ... enjoys playing tennis ... favorite athletic-related moment was qualifying for states in both cross country and outdoor track ... best advice received was, "It's all about the subtleties," former coach, Eric Visconti ... majoring in mathematics with a certification in adolescent education and a minor in Spanish ... member of four Geneseo Honor Societies including Phi Eta Sigma, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Sigma Iota, and Golden Key ... member of the Dean's List since Fall 2013.

Top Performances

YearSport800m1500mMile3000m5000m
2017 Outdoor 2:21.51 4:34.83 -- -- -- -- 16:55.66
2017 Indoor -- -- -- -- 5:06.26 9:50.45 17:22.08
2016 Outdoor -- -- 4:41.12 -- -- -- -- 17:07.09
2016 Indoor 2:28.83 -- -- 5:07.90 10:12.90 -- --
2015 Outdoor 2:27.36 4:47.92 -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 Indoor 2:27.31 -- -- 5:21.11 -- -- -- --
2014 Indoor 2:30.86 -- -- 5:33.38 -- -- -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 17:14.28 8
May 15, 2017 Swarthmore Final Qualifier 1500m 4:34.83 12
May 5–6, 2017 SUNYAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 17:57.11 2
May 5–6, 2017 SUNYAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 1500m 4:41.16 3
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 5000m 17:13.51  
Apr 21–22, 2017 2017 Larry Ellis Invitational 1500m 4:40.34 52
Apr 14–15, 2017 Bison Outdoor Classic 5000m 16:55.66 14
Apr 14–15, 2017 Bison Outdoor Classic 4x8 9:09.56 1
Apr 2, 2017 Geneseo Early Season Invitational 800m 2:21.51 3
Apr 2, 2017 Geneseo Early Season Invitational 1500m 4:43.64 2
Mar 10–11, 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships 3000 9:52.03 8
Mar 10–11, 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships DMR 12:06.16 10
Mar 4, 2017 Tufts Final Qualifier 3000 9:50.45 2
Feb 24–25, 2017 SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 17:22.08 1
Feb 24–25, 2017 SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Mile 5:06.26 1
Feb 10–11, 2017 Boston University David Hemery Valentine Inv. 3000 9:59.15 45
Feb 10–11, 2017 Boston University David Hemery Valentine Inv. DMR 12:06.09 6
Feb 4, 2017 Tufts Cupid Challenge 5000m 17:25.32 4
Jan 27–28, 2017 19th Annual Bison Open 5000m NT  
Jan 20, 2017 Highlander Invitational Mile 5:12.53 2
May 16, 2016 Swarthmore Final Qualifier 5000m 17:07.09 4
May 6–7, 2016 SUNYAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 17:46.85 4
May 6–7, 2016 SUNYAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 1500m 4:41.12 4
Apr 22–23, 2016 Larry Ellis Invite 1500m 4:43.82 12
Apr 16–17, 2016 Bison Outdoor Classic 5000m 17:23.85 21
Apr 11, 2016 Nazareth College ROC City Track & Field Classic 1500m 4:49.49 3
Mar 4, 2016 Tufts Final Qualifying Meet 3000 10:12.90 9
Feb 26–27, 2016 SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field Championships 3000 10:25.20 9
Feb 26–27, 2016 SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Mile 5:07.90 5
Feb 12–13, 2016 David Hemery Valentine Invitational Mile 5:08.11 68
Jan 29, 2016 18th Annual Bison Open + Multi 3000 10:25.39 5
Jan 22, 2016 Highlander Invitational 800m 2:28.83 7
Jan 22, 2016 Highlander Invitational Mile 5:17.65 8
Jan 16, 2016 RIT Tiger Invitational 3000 10:50.93 2
May 1–2, 2015 SUNYAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 1500m 4:47.92 6
Apr 26, 2015 Big Red Invitational 2015 800m 2:27.36 22
Apr 11, 2015 Bison Outdoor Classic 1500m 4:51.80 17
Apr 2, 2015 Univ of Rochester Alumni Invitational 800m 2:28.30 23
Apr 2, 2015 Univ of Rochester Alumni Invitational 1500m 4:57.48 18
Apr 2, 2015 Univ of Rochester Alumni Invitational 1600m Relay 4:39.41 13
Feb 27–28, 2015 SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Mile 5:21.11 12
Feb 27–28, 2015 SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field Championships DMR 12:33.81 3
Feb 15, 2015 Cornell Sunday Invitational 800m 2:31.08 12
Feb 15, 2015 Cornell Sunday Invitational Mile 5:23.07 8
Feb 15, 2015 Cornell Sunday Invitational 1600m Relay 4:47.05 3
Jan 30, 2015 17th Annual Bison Open & Multi Mile 5:23.23 14
Jan 30, 2015 17th Annual Bison Open & Multi 800m 2:28.43 16
Jan 24, 2015 Highlander Invitational 800m 2:27.31 3
Jan 24, 2015 Highlander Invitational 1600m Relay 4:36.70 5
Jan 17, 2015 RIT Tiger Invitational Mile 5:27.35 5
Jan 17, 2015 RIT Tiger Invitational 1600m Relay 4:46.66 13
Feb 15–16, 2014 Bomber Invitational Mile NT  
Feb 8, 2014 Golden Eagle Invitational 800m 2:30.86 13
Feb 8, 2014 Golden Eagle Invitational DMR 13:30.53 3
Jan 31–Feb 1, 2014 Brockport Golden Eagle Multi & Invitational Mile 5:33.38 13
Jan 31–Feb 1, 2014 Brockport Golden Eagle Multi & Invitational 1600m Relay 4:32.56 6
Jan 18, 2014 RIT Invitational Mile 5:46.70 12
Jan 18, 2014 RIT Invitational 1600m Relay 4:33.69 6