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#33 Zach Cooper
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hartland, Mich.
High School: Hartland HS
Major: Sport Studies (3.41 GPA)
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Zach Cooper
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 06/04/2012

Drafted in the 2011 MLB draft by the Florida Marlins ... finished career ranked third in strikeouts (270), sixth in decisions (35; 22-13), seventh in innings pitched (281.1) and 10th in wins (22).

2012: [Game-by-Game Statistics] First-Team All-MAC ... named team Co-MVP ... sported a 7-2 record with a 1.66 ERA in nine MAC starts ... finished the season with the third most innings pitched (108.1) and seventh most strikeouts (98) in CMU single-season history ... 98 strikeouts ranked 36th among all Division I players ... was named MAC West Pitcher of the Week three times ... pitched a complete-game shutout and struck out eight at Bowling Green (3/30) ... set a new career high by strikeing out 13 versus Kent State to throw second complete-game shutout of the season (4/20) ... led the Chippewas in wins (7), complete games (3), shutouts (2), innings pitched, strikeouts and batting average against (.207).

2011: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Started 15 games ... earned a spot on the All-MAC team ... posted a 5-2 record and 2.95 ERA in conference play ... fanned nine over six innings of work in a no-decision against Navy (3/13) ... tossed a season-high 7 1/3 innings, fanning eight with a season-low 2.62 ERA at Miami (3/26) ... struck out a career-high 11 batters in six innings at Ball State (4/23) ... allowed one earned run in 6 innings of work, striking out eight and scattered three hits against Northern Illinios (4/30) ... tossed a one-hit complete game with six strike outs at Western Michigan (5/14) in 3-0 win ... named MAC West Pitcher of the Week (5/17) ... surrendered just one earned run on eight innings of work at Eastern Michigan (5/20) to earn his sixth victory of the season.

2010: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Posted a 2.18 ERA with a 2-2 record and two saves as a reliever ... stranded 11 of 15 inherited base runners out of the pen ... five of his 16 relief appearances lasted more than one inning ... moved into the weekend rotation midway through the conference slate ... gave up just four runs in 18 1/3 innings during the regular season against MAC schools ... picked up the win against Eastern Michigan to clinch the 2010 MAC championship (5/22) with eight innings of work ... gave up an unearned run on four hits and three walks while fanning six against the Eagles ... boasted a 2.01 ERA in MAC games with a 3-0 record and held opponents to a .263 batting average.

2009: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Worked primarily in relief … held opponents scoreless in nine of 16 appearances … ERA was 4.55 as a reliever … starts came against Northeastern (3/6), Milwaukee (3/18) and Wayne State (3/31).

High School: 2008 Louisville Slugger All-American … 2008 all-state selection… three-time all-conference and all-district honoree … went 9-1 on the mound with a 1.62 ERA and 116 strikeouts in 72 innings as a senior … also batted .452 with a .538 on-base percentage.

 

Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP  BK SFA SHA
2009....  6.87   5-2    19   3   0   0/0     0   38.0   49   36   29   17   40  15   0   6   192   .297   5   7   1   2  1
2010....  2.45   4-3    20   4   0   0/0     2   44.0   43   18   12   16   44   5   0   0   191   .265   3   7   2   1  5
2011....  3.26   6-3    15  15   1   1/0     0   91.0   86   45   33   39   88  12   1   7   393   .252  11   4   4   3  6
2012....  2.82   7-5    15  15   3   2/0     0  108.1   82   50   34   44   98  12   1   1   458   .207   9   5   1   7  6
TOTAL...  3.45  22-13   69  37   4   3/0     2  281.1  260  149  108  116  270  44   2  14  1234   .244  28  23   8  13 18