17 - David Cooper
David Cooper
Birth Date: 02/12/1987
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Stockton, CA
High School: Tokay HS
Position: 1B/Pitcher
B/T: L/L
Experience: HS

TOKAY H.S.: Lettered for four seasons at Tokay High School (Lodi, Calif.) under Coach Paul Lovotti • Hit .529, .463, and .529 as a sophomore, junior and senior, respectively • He hit 23 home runs over his four-year career highlighted by 13 round-trippers his senior year • Was named the San Joaquin Athletic Association's MVP as a senior • Was a Baseball America and Louisville Slugger All-American, and an all-state honoree as a senior • Was a three-time all-area honoree culminating in his selection as the area's Player of the Year in his final season • He also lettered in Football in the 2003 and 2004 seasons.

PERSONAL: Born on February 12, 1987, in Stockton, Calif. • Parents are Dean and Vicki Cooper • Full name is David Fletcher Cooper • Has an older brother (Sam) and an older sister (Megan) • Lists his parents as his greatest influences • Majoring in business administration • Also played football in high school • Nickname is Coop • His greatest sports thrill is playing for the Junior National team • He models his game like Todd Helton • Likes to play video games and football in his spare time • If he could have dinner with anyone dead or alive it would be Ted Williams • Favorites include: Oakland Athletics (team), Ocean's Eleven and Without a Paddle (movies), espn.com (web site).