4 - Jessie Cooper
Jessie Cooper
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tustin, California
High School: Tustin
Position: Middle Blocker
2000: Perhaps the most consistent performer last year, Cooper led the team with a.268 hitting percentage and .92 blocks per game ... In addition, she averaged 2.52 kills per game, fourth on the team ... A 2000 Academic All-Ivy Selection, Cooper saw action in all 24 matches and 89 games ... Posted a career-high 18 kills at Pennsylvania and had a career-best .692 hitting percentage (10-1-13) against Vermont at the Quinnipiac Classic ... Also had seven total blocks in that match, one shy of her career-high ... Had a career-high six solo blocks as Brown defeated LaSalle 3-1 in the Brown Invitational ... In addition, she hit .389 (7-0-18) ... In Brown's first match of the Brown Invitational against St. Peter's, Cooper also had a no-error outing with a .500 hitting percentage (6-0-12) ... Named to the All-Tournament team at the UConn Invitational, finishing the weekend with 20 kills, nine totals blocks (seven solo), and a .265 hitting percentage, including .438 against Oregon State (9-2-16) ... Notched double-digit kills 12 times during the season and had five or more blocks on seven occasions ... 1999: A hard-hitting middle blocker, Cooper became more dominant as the season progressed ... She led the team in blocks, totaling 89, including 33 solo ... Her top block outing was eight against Maryland-Baltimore County ... Cooper posted six double-digit kill matches, including a 13-for-26 performance at Rutgers ... She commanded Yale's attention, pounding 17 kills in three games, a 5.67 kill per game average ... Had four solo blocks at Boston College ... An excellent spring campaign promises even more dominance from Cooper in the future ... Before Brown: A two-time all-league selection in both volleyball and basketball ... Best Offensive Player for her 1998 Tustin volleyball squad and Most Improved in 1997 ... Personal: Played for Asics Nova Club program ... Concentrating in both Public and Private Sector Organizations and Sociology.