The George Washington University: Baseball

Will Cooper
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Will Cooper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McLean, VA

High School:
Gonzaga College HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
C

Bats/Throws:
R/R



At GW: Out for the season after injury in preseason.

2009 Season: Appeared in 34 games, starting 30 with all the starts coming behind the plate ... Hit .202 on the season with a .304 on-base percentage ... Was successful in four of five stolen base attempts and drew 13 walks ... Went 1-2 with two walks and a stolen base against Lehigh (2/28) ... Was 2-4 with two runs scored against Richmond (3/27).

2008 Season: Appeared in 27 games, starting 12 with all coming at the catcher spot...Hit .300 with a .419 on-base percentage and drove in 11 runs...Went 2-2 with two walks, two runs, two RBI and a HBP vs. Saint Joseph's (3/21)...Was 3-5 with a double, three RBI and a run scored vs. Towson (4/16).

2007 Season: Played in 24 games for GW, making two starts as a designated hitter ... Recorded five hits (one double) and five RBI in 24 at-bats ... In a pinch-hit situation, smashed a one-out, two-RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat Marist (3/18) in the first game of a doubleheader ... Went 3-for-4 with two RBI against St. Bonaventure (4/6).

High School: Played for Joe Schourek, father of former major leaguer Pete Schourek ... Hit .320 his junior year and was named All-Conference Honorable Mention ... Senior year, batted .405 and was named Washington Catholic Athletic All-Conference ... Was also recognized as one of Washington DC's Top Baseball Players by School Sports Magazine ... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society and graduated in the top-20 percent of his class ... Played club baseball for the Virginia Senators from 2002-2006 and the Virginia Barnstormers from 2005-2006.

Personal: William Christopher Cooper ... Born in Alexandria, VA ... Son of Chris and Marian Cooper ... Has two younger siblings, Kate (19) and Jaime (16) ... Business major.

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