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    Michael Cooper
    Michael Cooper

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Visalia, Calif.

    High School:
    Redwood

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 190

    Position:
    Pitcher

    Birthdate:
    02/02/1984

    Experience:
    HS

    Bats/Throws:
    Right/Right

    2003: Cooper will battle for a spot in the Trojans' bullpen.

    MIKE GILLESPIE SAYS: "Michael is another freshman pitcher with great potential and a good arm. He simply needs time to develop."

    HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-league and all-area honors at Redwood High in Visalia, Calif...threw 13 strikeouts against Sanger High in his junior season...earned a 6-5 record in his junior season with a 1.58 ERA in 71 innings, recording 55 strikeouts.

    PERSONAL: Has not decided on a major...parents are David and Marlene...lists Tim Hudson as his biggest sports hero...birthdate is Feb. 2, 1984.