Cohen is a two time Olympic gold medalist who competed in the 1984
Olympics in Los Angelos. Prior to the games, she won the 500, 1000, and
1650-meter freestyle at Nationals and finished third in the 400-meter
freestyle at the World Championships in 1982. Her Olympic medals came in
the 400 and 800-meter freestyle events. The summer following the
Olympics, she began her freshman year at the University of Texas where
she won numerous titles and is currently in the Hall of Honor.