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.