THIS YEAR: Freshman Colette "Coco" Putnam begins her first season as a Trojan competing in the heptathlon.
HIGH SCHOOL: Putnam graduated from Laguna Beach in 2016. She has bests of 43.52 in the 300m IH and 57.19 in the 400m to place ninth at the Stanford Relays on April 2. She won the Orange Coast League 400m and 300m IH titles all four years of high school.
PERSONAL: Colette was born on Dec. 13, 1997 in Newport Beach, Calif....Parents are Evalyn and Rick Putnam and she has one sibling, Haley...One day would like to travel to Alaska…Both her uncle and grandfather have attended USC…Enjoys camping, horseback riding, cooking, drawing, and reading.
CAREER BESTS: 300m IH – 43.52 400m – 57.19