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Kasey Cooper
Kasey  Cooper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dothan, Ala.

High School:
Dothan

Height:
5-4

Position:
INF

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
L/R

05/25/2017

Kasey Cooper Tabbed Academic All-America Player of the Year

Cooper headlines the 2017 Division I softball team as a mechanical engineering major with a 3.97 GPA

05/18/2017

Four Tigers Tabbed NFCA All-Southeast Region

Carlee Wallace named first team, Kaylee Carlson and Kasey Cooper earned second team, Alyssa Rivera tabbed third team

05/17/2017

Kasey Cooper Selected to SEC Community Service Team

Cooper has been involved with more than 15 community service projects since she stepped foot on campus

05/09/2017

Kasey Cooper Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Four Tabbed All-SEC

Carlson, Cooper, Rivera, Wallace earn All-SEC honors after 2017 regular seasons

05/04/2017

Kasey Cooper, Victoria Draper Tabbed CoSIDA Academic All-District

Cooper and Draper were two of the recipients on the District 4 ballot, made up universities in the southeast region

05/20/2017

05-20-17 Softball vs Cal Golden Bears NCAA Regional

05-20-17 Softball vs Cal Golden Bears NCAA Regional

10/02/2016

10-2-2016 Softball Alumni and Intrasquad Scrimmage

10-2-2016 Softball Alumni and Intrasquad Scrimmage

06/08/2016

6-8-2016 Oklahoma vs Auburn Softball Women's College World Series Final Game

6-8-2016 Oklahoma vs Auburn Softball Women's College World Series Final Game

06/07/2016

6-7-2016 Oklahoma vs Auburn Softball Women's College World Series Championship Game Two

6-7-2016 Oklahoma vs Auburn Softball Women's College World Series Championship Game Two

06/05/2016

6-5-2016 FSU vs Auburn Softball Women's College World Series

6-5-2016 FSU vs Auburn Softball Women's College World Series


  HONORS AND AWARDS
  • NCAA Elite 90 Winner (2016)
  • espnW Player of the Year (2016)
  • Top 3 Finalist for USA Softball Player of the Year (2016)
  • NFCA First Team All-American (2015, 2016)
  • NFCA Second-Team All-American (2014)
  • NFCA All-Region First Team (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • WCWS All-Tournament Team (2016)
  • SEC Player of the Year (2016)
  • SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2016)
  • All-SEC First Team (2015, 2016)
  • All-SEC Second-Team (2014)
  • SEC All-Defensive Team (2015, 2016)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-American (2015, 2016)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District (2015, 2016)
  • SEC Player of the Week (Feb. 29, 2016, March 7, 2016)
  • NFCA National Co-Freshman of the Year (2014)
  • NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete (2014, 2015)
  • USA Softball Top 50 Watch List
  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2014)
  • SEC All-Tournament Team (2015)
  • SEC Freshman of the Week (March 10, 2014, April 28, 2014)
  • Preseason All-SEC (2015, 2016)
  • Academic All-SEC (2015, 2016)
  SENIOR SEASON (2017)

  • Started all 43 games at third base for the Tigers
  • Was 3-for-4, with one homerun and one RBI against North Dakota on Feb. 24th
  • Was 2-for-2 with a homerun rounding up two RBI at the plate
  • Has seven homeruns, two triples, eight doubles, and 33 RBI on the season
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double, a homerun, four RBI, and one run scored against Illinois on March 18th
  • Holds a .575 slugging percentage
  • Has an OBP of .472
  • Leads the team with 7 stolen bases
  • Was 2-for-3 with a double against Florida on March 26th
  • Went 6-for-9 with a triple, a double, two RBI, and three runs scored in the series against Ole Miss
  JUNIOR SEASON (2016)

  • Set seven individual single-season program records, topped the individual career charts in four categories and paced the club to set four team records in a season
  • Broke the single-season records in games started (70), RBI (83), home runs (21), walks (71), on-base percentage (.581), slugging percentage (.880) and total bases (163)
  • Took over the career program records in batting average (.410), slugging percentage (.799), RBI 224 and walks (163)
  • Became the first female softball player ever to be named the SEC Player of the Year and the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • Her 83 RBI tied an SEC record for the most in a single season
  • Notched two extra-base hits, including a home run, and had four RBI versus Butler (2/13)
  • Went 8-for-15, including three homers and two home runs, had eight RBI and scored four runs in a string of duels with Western (2/27), Indiana State (2/28) and Indiana (3/4)
  • Secured four hits, including two doubles, and scored five times in series sweep versus Georgia State (3/6)
  • Netted four hits, including a double and a roundtripper, with two RBI and two runs in series versus Florida (3/12-3/14)
  • Went 6-for-11 with nine RBI, including a career-high seven in the series finale, to go along with a double and two roundtrippers at Arkansas (4/15-4/17)
  • Laced a pair of solo shots against Texas A&M (5/8)
  • Drilled a home run against Florida State (6/5)
  • Went 4-for-9 with three RBI and a homer in the championship series versus Oklahoma (6/6-6/8)
  SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)

  • Played in 64 games as the starting third-baseman, batting .391 with 75 hits, 18 home runs and 64 RBI
  • .391 average was good for third-best on the team, while the home run total tied for second-best on the team, setting a new personal-best for home runs in a season
  • Totaled 49 walks in 2015, setting a new Auburn single-season record
  • Became the first Auburn Tiger to be named All-SEC, All-Region and All-American in her first two collegiate seasons
  • Scored a career-high three runs against Chattanooga (2/8) and had another career-high four hits versus Arkansas (4/25)
  • Hit two home runs twice in a game at USF (2/22) and versus UAB (4/8), tying a career-high
  • Hit an astounding .415 in conference play with 27 hits, nine doubles, six home runs and 18 RBI
  • Notched a season-high 17-game hit streak ranging from 2/21 against Dartmouth to 3/20 versus Kentucky
  • Totaled 23 hits during the streak with 25 RBI and nine home runs
  • Had a 2-for-2 game with six RBI and two homers at USF (2/22), the six RBI was a season-high total for the sophomore
  • Of the nine games that Cooper had at least one hit during the NCAA Tournament, six were multi-hit games, going 2-for-3 versus Tennessee Tech (5/15), 3-for-5 against South Alabama (5/17) and 2-for-3 with a home run, a double and three RBI versus Louisiana-Lafayette (5/23) in the Super Regional
  FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)

  • Played in all 62 games as the starting third-baseman for Auburn, batting a team-leading .418 with 74 hits, 10 doubles, 18 home runs and 77 RBI
  • Set Auburn freshman single-season records for RBI (77) and home runs (18)
  • Named to All-SEC Second Team and All-Freshman Team becoming the first Auburn player to do so
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week twice becoming the first Auburn player to win the award twice in one year since Anna Thompson in 2007
  • Had a season-high four hits versus Ball State (3/15) with another season-high seven RBI
  • Had one multi-home run game occurring at Georgia State (3/26), part of a five RBI day
  • First collegiate hit came in the second game of the year against North Dakota State (2/7), a 3-for-4 game with one run scored and two RBI
  • First collegiate home run was versus Tennessee Tech (2/9)
  • Totaled two seven-game hit streaks, her longest of the year, the last coming on a stretch starting with the second game at No. 15 Georgia and finishing with a three-hit game against South Carolina (5/2)
  HIGH SCHOOL

  • Played for coach Patricia Ball
  • Led Dothan High School to 2011 6A state championship
  • Earned 2013 Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year honors
  • Named to Alabama Super All-State Team and MaxPreps All-American Team
  • Tabbed 6A Player and Pitcher of the Year honors
  • Hit .569 with 22 home runs, 77 RBI to go with 28-13 record, 1.35 ERA and 392 strikeouts as a senior
  • Inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars in 2014 as well as the Golden Key International Honor Society
  PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Jeff and Peppi Cooper
  • Has one sister, Kortney, who played softball at Troy
  • Enrolled in the Ginn College of Engineering
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