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Abby Cohen
Abby Cohen
IM

Abby Cohen

IM

Height 5-11
Major Neuroscience
Hometown Durham, N.C.
Last School St. Pius X
Year Sophomore
Abby Cohen

Biography

2019-20 (Freshman): Competed in seven events for the Yellow Jackets during her freshman year … Also competed with the 200 free, 800 free and 400 medley relay groups this season … Her 400 IM at the Georgia Tech Invitational (4:24.42) was good for eighth in program history … Also swam her fastest 200 free (1:51.44) and 200 IM (2:06.08) times at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Swam her fastest 200 fly against Florida State, touching the wall in 2:06.47 … Finished third in the 100 fly (58.81) and fourth in the 100 free (53.42) against Georgia Southern, SCAD.

High School: A four-year letterwinner at St. Pius X under coach Scott Carter, earning captain’s status her junior and senior year … Led SPX to runner-up at state championships in 2019 … Named SPX Swimming MVP 2016-19 … Garnered GHSA Class 4-5A First-Team All-State honors … Back-to-back GHSA Class 4-5A State Individual Champion in the 500 free (2018, 2019) … Back-to-back state runner-up in the 200 IM … Garnered St. Pius X Citizenship Award – given by faculty to the most well-rounded senior in academics, athletics and community service … Also earned the Georgia Swimming Bill Young Award – given for achievement in academics, swimming and community service.

Personal: The middle child with two sisters … Father, Scott, ran Division III track and cross country for Binghamton University (1987-89) … Sister, Paige, rows Division I crew for College of the Holy Cross (2017-present) … Intends on majoring in neuroscience.

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