26  Zach Cooper
Zach Cooper

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, N.C.

High School:
White Oak

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 200

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
09/22/1987

Experience:
HS

B/T:
R/R


Will battle for a midweek starting position ... Could also see action out of the bullpen on the weekends ... 2007: Redshirted ... Teamed up with fellow Pirate Stephen Batts playing summer ball for the Wilmington Sharks of the Coastal Plain League ... Made 13 appearances posting a 0-2 record in 27.1 innings pitched with a 4.61 ERA ... Struck out 29 batters while walking eight ... Opposing hitters batted .202 (20-for-99) ... High School: Three-year starter at White Oak under Larry Coffman ... Earned four letters and was named captain as a senior ... Posted a 5-2 record with 83 strikeouts, 17 walks with a 3.10 ERA in 46 innings of work during senior campaign ... Named first-team all-conference and all-area ... Senior State Game participant for the East squad ... Named MVP of the Spring Break and Touchstone Tournaments ... Personal: Full name is Zachary Franklin Cooper ... Nickname: "Coop" ... Born September 22, 1987 in Okinawa, Japan ... Son of Dan and Debra Cooper ... Intended major is physics ... Two time Director of Athletics Honor Roll recipient (Fall '06 and Spring '07) ... Named to 2006-07 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.