|HOMETOWN||Vero Beach, Fla.|
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Vero Beach HS|
As A Junior (2013)
Made 21 appearances on the season, including five starts ... finished with a 6-6 record and a 3.24 ERA in 66.2 innings of work ... allowed 30 runs, (24 earned) on 57 hits and fanned 59 batters ... third on the team in ERA, innings and punchouts ... held opponents to a .229 batting average ... earned his first victory of the season after finishing the final five scoreless innings at then-No. 13 Florida (Feb. 24), allowing just two hits and three walks while recording five strikeouts ... picked up his first save of the season in a scoreless ninth inning in the series opening 5-2 victory over Western Michigan (Mar. 8), surrendering no hits and recording on strikeout ... finished the final 3.2 innings against Ave Maria (Mar. 17), recording four strikeouts and allowing one run on four hits ... earned his second save of the season by closing out the final frame against ETSU (Mar. 22), registering one strikeout and allowing one hit ... picked up his third save in the finale of the series at ETSU (Mar. 23), going the final two innings ... earned his fourth save of the season after finishing the final 2.1 innings against Lipscomb (Mar. 30), allowing no runs and surrendering one hit while striking out three ... recorded his fifth save at Kennesaw State (April 7), surrendering just one hit over the final 1.1 innings of relief work ... his second win of the season came after three innings of relief work against USC Upstate (April 20), allowing one run on four hits and a walk while strikeout out three ... earned the victory in his first start of the year against Northern Kentucky (April 28), going six scoreless innings and allowing two hits and issuing just one walk while recording five punchouts ... recorded a career-high eight strikeouts in the game three start against Jacksonville (May 5), earning the victory after allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits and three walks in six innings of work ... earned his fifth win on the year in the series finale at North Florida (May 12), going five innings and allowing four runs on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts ... supplied a career-best seven innings in the final regular season contest against Stetson (May 18), allowing two runs (one earned) on five hits and two walks while striking out three hitters ... started the second-round matchup agaisnt Lipscomb (May 23) and went two innings, allowing three runs on one hit before rained delayed the game until the following day.
Summer of 2012
Competed for the Front Royal Cardinals of the Valley League ... finished the season with a 3-3 record, which tied for the team lead in wins ... made nine appearances, including eight starts, and accumulated 40 strikeouts and held opponents to a .296 average through 40.1 innings of work ... held a 4.87 ERA ... tabbed the No. 19 prospect in the league.
As A Sophomore (2012)
Appeared in 19 games and made two starts with a 4-3 record and two saves â€¦ held a 5.05 ERA over 35.2 innings pitched and allowed 26 runs, on 41 hits and struck out 28 batters ... made his first appearance against Bethune-Cookman where he allowed two runs on one hit and took the loss(Feb. 17) ... allowed one hit in an inning pitched vs. Bryant (Feb. 25) ... threw a season-high 4.2 innings and fanned a season-high five batters while allowing no earned runs and three hits vs. Rutgers (Mar. 13) ... recorded his first save against North Florida (Mar. 17) where he tossed three innings and gave up one run and a hit while fanning four batters ... made his first start against FIU (Mar. 28) and went three innings, giving up two runs on four hits and struck out one ... made his second start vs. then-No. 2 Florida State (Apr. 4) and threw a scoreless four innings and only allowed one hit and struck out three to pick up his first victory of the year ... picked up his second victory three days later when he tossed a scoreless 1.1 innings of relief vs. Mercer (Apr. 7) ... allowed one run on two hits in an inning of work to receive his third win on the year vs. FAU (Apr. 10) ... picked up his second save when he recorded the final two outs against Jacksonville (Apr. 13) ... was credited with his fourth win when he tossed a perfect inning of relief against Kennesaw State (Apr. 28) ... between Apr. 4 - Apr. 28, he made five appearances with a 4-0 record and one save in a combined eight innings pitched, allowing one run on five hits and fanned six batters ... threw a scoreless two innings and allowed only one hit and struck out two in the A-Sun Tournament opener vs. Kennesaw State (May 23).
As A Freshman (2011)
Finished second on the team in appearances with 21, making three starts … worked 37.0 innings en route to a 3-2 record, two saves and a 5.84 ERA … struck out 26 batters … made 13 straight relief appearances before first start … had at least one strikeout in 12 of 18 relief outings … got the final two outs in the top of the ninth against Michigan (Mar. 2) before being credited with a win after a comeback in the bottom of the inning … went the final four innings at UNF (Mar. 4) to get the save … improved to 2-0 by tossing four scoreless innings in the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th frames in game two at Mercer (Mar. 13) … closed out 9-5 win against USF (Mar. 22), going the final 3.1 innings with three strikeouts for second save … limited Bethune-Cookman (Apr. 13) to two hits and no runs over 30 pitches in three innings for third win … made two starts in Atlantic Sun action, including first career start at Kennesaw State (Apr. 17).
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 40th round of the 2010 MLB First-Year Draft … transferred from Sebastian River to Vero Beach High School as a senior in 2010 … went 7-1 with a 1.52 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 50.2 innings as a senior … tossed a no-hitter and was a walk away from throwing a perfect game against St. Lucie West Centennial … also had three one-hitters and five complete games … chose FGCU over Miami (FL) and LSU.
Born on March 25, 1992 … son of Patrick and Lora Cooney … has four siblings; Gavin (23), Bryan (22), Kellen (19) and Eliza (16) … communications major.
Innings Pitched (Start): 7.0 vs Stetson (May 18, 2013)
Innings Pitched (Relief): 5.0 at Florida (Feb. 24, 2013)
Strikeouts: 8 vs. Jacksonville (May 5, 2013)
Strikeouts (Relief): 5 3x, last vs. Western Michigan (Mar. 9, 2013)
Team Record in Starts: 7-3
3+ Innings (Relief): 15
2+ Strikeouts (Relief): 21
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