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Cooper Jones
Cooper  Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pensacola, Fla.

High School:
Pensacola Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

2017 (R-Jr.): Appeared in two games, both in relief…Turned in a career-long 4 1/3 innings vs. Charlotte (5/27, 2nd game), allowing no runs; scattered four hits, while walking one, striking out three…Pitched one inning against Nicholls State (4/18), allowing one hit, while walking one and striking out one.

2016 (R-So.):
Appeared in just one game, throwing 2/3 inning against Northwestern State (2/27) and allowing three runs on two hits…Posted a 1-0 record with a 4.23 ERA for the Albany Dutchmen of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League over the summer…Saw action in five games and made four starts, throwing 17 innings…Fanned 16 and walked nine for the Dutchmen…His lone victory was a 4-0 shutout against Saugerties (7/5) in which he threw his summer high of five innings and allowed just one hit, while striking out five…Earned a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the spring semester and also was awarded the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2015 (So.): Redshirted while recovering from arm surgery.

2014 (Fr.): Appeared in six games, all in relief, and did not post a record…Threw nine innings and allowed four runs (two earned) with six strikeouts and four walks …Three of his six outings lasted at least two innings with a season-best 2 2/3 against Middle Tennessee (4/4)…Fanned a season-best two vs. Blue Raiders as well as LSU (4/15)…Named to 2014 spring and fall Athletic Director’s Honor Roll..Named to 2013 fall Athletic Director’s Honor Roll…Also made the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Prep: Played for Coach Richard LaBounty… As senior, went 9-0 with three saves with 1.32 ERA…Recorded 81 strikeouts and 29 walks over 58 1/3 innings…Appeared in 16 games (nine starts)… Squad named 2013 prep national champions by Collegiate Baseball, USA Today and MaxPreps after finishing 30-0 and winning a second consecutive Florida Class 4A state championship…Threw the final frame in the clinching game in a 7-5 victory over Miami Monsignor Pace… Threw a complete game three-hitter in the state semifinals, defeating Fort Myers-Bishop Verot 2-0… Second-team Louisville Slugger All-American…As junior, went 8-0 with 1.14 ERA…Fanned 58 and walked 28 in 55 1/3 innings…Threw a complete game to clinch the 2012 Class 4A state crown by topping Bishop Verot in the title game. The win avenged a loss to Verot in the 2011 state title game.

Personal: Son of Tim Jones and Kelli Malone…Majoring in Business Administration.

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