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  Josh Cooper
Josh Cooper

Player Profile

Pueblo, Colo.

Last College:
Lamar CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185




2005: Earned All-Mountain West Conference honors ... Utah's top pitcher ... Led team with a 3.64 earned-run average ... Only Utah pitcher with a winning record, going 4-1 ... Pitched 84.0 innings ... Tossed a shutout in his final outing of the season, a 2-0 win over New Mexico on May 25 during the MWC Tournament ... Also tallied three saves.

Previous School: First-team all-region selection at Lamar Community College as a sophomore ... Ranked 12th in the nation in strikeouts (89) and 14th in ERA (2.14) ... Led team with a 9-1 record last season ... Compiled a career record of 16-3 ... Struck out 159 batters in 126 career innings.

High School: Drafted in the 40th round by Seattle, coming out of Pueblo South High School ... Struck out a state-high 96 batters during his senior season ... Put together a 7-0 record and a 1.80 ERA ... Helped lead his team to the Colorado Class 4A State Championship.

Personal: Born on April 2, 1984 ... Son of Jim and Kay Cooper ... Favorite sports team - Colorado Rockies ... Hobbies - hunting and fishing ... Can't Miss TV - Entourage ... Favorite movie - Boogie Nights ... Favorite place to hang out - the mountains ... Nickname - Coop.

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