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#26 Matt Cooper

Position:
C/OF/1B
Height:
6-2
Weight:
210
Class:
Fr.
Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.
High School:
Norfolk Academy
BIO

Utility player will compete for playing time at a variety of positions in the future.

2018: Hit .286 with a .375 on-base percentage and hit-by-pitch in seven games (two starts as the DH) … went 2-for-3 against Charleston Southern on March 13; was his first career start … No. 247 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 48 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game.

Before Clemson: Area Code Games participant as a senior … first-team all-state and all-conference selection as a senior … lettered five times in baseball at Norfolk Academy, where he was coached by Tim Lavigne.

Personal: Majoring in pre-business … born Matthew Joseph Cooper on July 21, 1998 in Virginia Beach, Va.