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Utility player who has seen action in the outfield and as the designated hitter … a career .231 hitter with a .269 slugging percentage and .344 on-base percentage in 20 games (five starts) over three seasons … has a double, four RBIs, a run, four walks, a hit-by-pitch and a steal.
2020: Received a redshirt from the NCAA with the season’s suspension on March 12 and cancellation due to a coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic … ACC Academic Honor Roll member … hit .250 with a run, RBI, .250 slugging percentage, .429 on-base percentage, two walks and a steal in four games (one start as the DH).
2019: Hit .200 with a double, three RBIs, two walks and a hit-by-pitch in nine games (two starts, including one in right field and one as the DH) … hit a pinch-hit, two-run double against College of Charleston on March 19 … played for Charlottesville in the Valley Baseball League in the summer, where he hit .227 with an RBI and four runs in eight games … played for Front Royal in the Valley Baseball League in the summer, where he hit .267 with two doubles, a homer, eight RBIs, 14 runs and four steals in 22 games.
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 … played for Orange County in the California Collegiate League in the summer, where he hit .241 in 28 games.
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 management … born Matthew Joseph Cooper on July 21, 1998 in Virginia Beach, Va. •
Favorite hobbies – Surfing, hunting, fishing and hanging out with friends•
Interesting fact about family/parents – His sister played volleyball at Randolph-Macon•
One fact that most people don’t know – Can play guitar•
Favorite food or candy – Seafood•
Proudest childhood accomplishment – Attaining a yellow belt in karate•
Ideal vacation spot – Virginia Beach, Va.•
Childhood hero – Superman•
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – Ryan Zimmerman

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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