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FRESHMAN SEASON (2009): Switch-hitter who can run and play each of the three outfield positions ... definitely needs to add strength to make necessary adjustment to college pitching ... could help the Irish immediately in pinch-running situations ... saw action in two games during the 2008 Blue-Gold World Series ... struck out in only plate appearance, but did manage to score two runs.

PREP & PERSONAL: A three-sport prep athlete who lettered for three seasons in baseball, two in football and one in indoor track ... spent his first two years at Bishop McNamara High School before transferring to Flint High School, where he was coached on the baseball team by Rick Freeman ... made a name for himself as an excellent defensive centerfielder while batting .325 as a sophomore (15 stolen bases, plus a home run) and then hitting .301 as a junior (21 SB, HR) ... helped lead 2007 team to 20-8 record, conference tournament title and a #9 ranking in the state of Virginia ... had impressive showing at the Perfect Game 17U Nationals Tournament (held in Georgia), after batting 4-for-8 with four RBI, three walks, a pair of doubles, four stolen bases and five runs scored ... was timed in 6.6 for the 60-yard dash at the SelectFest (held in New Jersey) ... has played club baseball with the Maryland Patriots (coached by Mike Chroniger) ... played key role in Flint winning the Mid-Atlantic Conference for the first time in the school's history, serving as a running back, wide receiver and top special-teams performer on that 2006 squad ... won the Coach's Award (recognizing hard work, coachability and diligence) during his sophomore track season ... member of the nationally-recognized high school a-cappella signing group the "Major Minors" ... also served as a peer counselor and Diversity Day discussion facilitator ... member of the National Honor Society, with a 3.43 cumulative GPA ... son of Wesley and Venita Cooper.... enrolled in First Year of Studies.

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Leighton Cooper
Leighton  Cooper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Washington, MD

High School:
Flint Hill

Weight:
170

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
02/23/1990

Bats/Throws:
B/R

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