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28  Emily Cooper
Emily Cooper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Des Moines, Iowa

Last College:
Yavapa College

Height:
5-6

Position:
OF

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R


03/30/2013

Oklahoma State Takes Series With 4-1 Victory in Finale

Texas Tech limited to just three hits in a 4-1 loss Saturday afternoon

03/13/2013

Talley, Williams Boost Texas Tech to 7-1 Victory Over Bryant

Red Raiders earn their sixth-straight victory Wednesday by topping Bryant, 7-1

03/09/2013

Kenney, James Belt Home Runs in 9-1 Victory Over UMKC

Gretchen Aucoin strikes out nine in first career complete-game performance Saturday afternoon

02/08/2013

No. 18 Louisville Rallies to Drop Texas Tech, 10-6

Red Raiders unable to hang on to a five-run lead as Louisville hands Tech its first loss of the season

10/12/2012

Texas Tech Sweeps Doubleheader With Midland College

Red Raiders improve to 6-0 this fall after a pair of wins Friday over Midland College

04/24/2013

SB: Red Raiders Host Texas on Senior Weekend

03/27/2013

SB: Oklahoma State Preview

02/28/2013

Texas Tech TV All-Access: Shanon Hays

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Texas Tech Softball with Shanon Hays

06/13/2012

SB: 2012 Highlight Video

05/14/2013

Texas Tech vs. Texas - Saturday

Texas Tech vs. Texas - Saturday

04/30/2013

Texas Tech vs. Texas - Friday

Texas Tech vs. Texas - Friday

04/15/2013

Texas Tech vs. Kansas - Sunday

Texas Tech vs. Kansas - Sunday

04/15/2013

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma - Saturday

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma - Saturday

05/23/2012

Emily Cooper Photo Gallery

Emily Cooper Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Emerged as one of Tech's top options in left field ... appeared in 52 games with 17 starts, including 14 during Big 12 play ... would often start and then be replaced by a pinch hitter before eventually reentering the game... was used early in the season mainly as a pinch runner ... hit .364 (4-for-11) with 11 runs scored and a RBI ... also drew four walks to record a .533 on-base percentage ... finished 3-for-7 in stolen base attempts ... was perfect in the field as she provided nine putouts and one assist ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... went 3-for-10 at the plate during Big 12 play ... drove in her lone RBI against Missouri on April 14 with a double to left field ... hit sparked Tech to a three-run inning that was good enough to seal the series-clinching victory ... also had a single in the series opener against the Tigers ... final hit of the year came with a single up the middle in the first game of an April 17 doubleheader against Texas A&M ... made first career start April 5 at Oklahoma ... also started in the next 11-straight games ... AT NCAA WASHINGTON REGIONAL ... earned the start in all three games in left field ... did not register an at-bat as she was walked in her only plate appearance.

CAREER HIGHS
At-bats - 3, at Missouri, April 14, 2012
Runs - 1, several times, last vs. Maryland, May 18, 2012
Hits - 1, four times, last vs. Texas A&M, April 17, 2012
RBI - 1, at Missouri, April 14, 2012
Doubles - 1, at Missouri, April 14, 2012
Triples - None
Home Runs - None
Walks - 1, four times, last vs. Maryland, May 18, 2012
Strikeouts - 1, four times, last vs. Texas A&M, April 18, 2012
Stolen Bases - 1, three times, last at Missouri, April 14, 2012
Hitting Streak - Two Games (April 13-14, 2012)

YAVAPA COLLEGE
Part of the squad that won the 2011 NJCAA National Championship ... was a Region I second-team all-conference pick in 2010 ... hit .358 as a sophomore with three home runs and 21 RBI ... also scored 42 runs over 70 games that year ... finished 11-of-13 in stolen base attempts ... hit .462 as a freshman with six home runs and 48 RBIs ... totaled 17 doubles and five triples as well ... scored 55 runs during that season as well ... finished 17-for-22 on stolen base attempts ... team advanced to the NJCAA College World Series both years.

WEST DES MOINES VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Helped lead squad to two state titles during high school career ... squad won the Iowa Class 4-A State titles in 2007 and 2008 ... was a first team Central Iowa Metropolitan League (CJML) all-conference pick her final three seasons ... also a first team all-region selection those three years as well ... named to the first team all-state squad as a senior ... hit over .450 as a senior ... was a second team all-state selection as a junior.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 15, 1991 to parents David and Karen Cooper ... has an older brother, Tim, and a younger sister, Margaret ... father graduated from the University of Kentucky while mother attended Illinois State ... human sciences major.

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