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    Daniel Cooper
    Daniel Cooper

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Costa Mesa, Calif.

    High School:
    Costa Mesa

    Last College:
    Rice

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 205

    Position:
    Pitcher

    Experience:
    TR

    Bats/Throws:
    Right/Right

    2009
    Cooper will compete for playing time as a veteran senior in the Trojans' bullpen.

    2008
    In his first season at USC, Cooper went 0-2 with an 8.71 ERA in 11 appearances...in 10 1/3 innings, he allowed 14 hits with six walks, five strikeouts and a .318 opponents' batting average...threw a scoreless inning on April 11 against No. 5 Cal, followed by another scoreless inning on April 15 at Cal State Fullerton in a 14-4 win...threw a season-high 2 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing two hits, on May 4 against Washington in his final appearance of the season.

    2007 (Rice)
    He did not pitch and utilized his redshirt season.

    2006 (Rice)
    In his 2006 sophomore season and first in Division I play, he had a 4.32 ERA in 8 1/3 innings, allowing four earned runs on six hits with three walks and five strikeouts...made six appearances on the season...held opponents to a .227 batting average...threw a season-high 2 2/3 innings in a one-run win over UAB...struck out two in two innings of work against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

    2005 (Orange Coast College)
    He earned All-Orange Empire Conference second team honors in his 2005 freshman season under coach John Altobelli...went 7-2 with a 2.47 ERA and two saves...threw 54 2/3 innings on the season...tied for second in the conference for wins...made 18 appearances on the season...struck out 52 batters for an 8.7 strikeouts-per-nine-innings ratio, fourth-best in the conference.

    High School
    He was a three-year starter and letterman at Costa Mesa (Calif.) High under coach Doug Deats...earned all-league second team honors as a senior...also played on the football team...maintained a 3.83 grade-point-average...member of the honor roll all four years...member of Mensa and the Key Club.

    Personal
    His parents are Barbara and John...has one brother...birthdate is Nov. 6, 1986.

    Cooper's Career Statistics
    

    Year W-L SV ERA G-GS IP H R ER BB SO 2006* (So.) 0-0 0 4.32 6-0 8.1 6 5 4 3 5 2007 (Jr.) Redshirted 2008 (RJr.) 0-2 0 8.71 11-0 10.1 14 12 10 6 5 Totals 0-2 0 6.75 17-0 18.2 20 17 14 9 10 *Rice

    Cooper's Career Statistics vs. Pac-10 Teams

    Opponent W-L SV ERA G-GS IP H R ER BB SO Arizona 0-0 0 0.00 1-0 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 Arizona State 0-0 0 99.00 1-0 0.1 3 6 6 3 0 California 0-0 0 0.00 1-0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 Washington 0-0 0 0.00 1-0 2.1 2 0 0 0 2 Totals 0-0 0 13.50 4-0 4.0 5 6 6 3 3