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#40 Brian Cooper
Position: Defense
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Crofton, Md.
High School: Archbishop Spalding

Cooper's Honor Roll
• 2014 MLL Draft Choice (64th - Chesapeake)

As a senior (2014): Terrific all-around game with one assist, four groundballs and two caused turnovers in 16-3 win vs. Mount St. Mary's (2/8) ... four groundballs and one caused turnover in 14-3 win over UMBC (2/15) ... four groundballs and one caused turnover in 16-8 win at No. 2 Syracuse (2/22) ... one caused turnover in 10-6 win over No. 1 Duke (3/1) ... helped the Terrapin defense hold the Blue Devils scoreless for a stretch of 26:26 ... three groundballs and a caused turnover in 11-8 win at Stony Brook (3/8) ... career-best four caused turnovers and three groundballs in 12-10 win vs. Villanova (3/14) ... one groundball in 13-5 win at Michigan (3/18) ... scored his first career goal on a transition opportunitiy off of a direct outlet from Niko Amato in 11-8 loss at No. 6 North Carolina (3/22) ... two groundballs and one caused turnover in 9-6 win over No. 8 Virginia (3/30) ... one assist, two groundballs and a caused turnover in 19-6 win over Robert Morris (4/2) ... one groundball in 11-6 loss at No. 8 Johns Hopkins (4/12) ... two goals and three caused turnovers in 12-8 win at No. 8 Notre Dame (4/19) ... three groundballs in 6-5 loss to No. 9 Notre Dame (4/25) in ACC semifinals ... one groundball and two caused turnovers in 12-6 win over Navy (5/3) ... four groundballs in 8-7 win over Cornell (5/10) in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... tied his career high with five groundballs to go along with two caused turnovers in 16-8 win over Bryant (5/17) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament ... four groundballs in 11-6 loss to No. 5 seed Notre Dame in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.

As a junior (2013): Returned to his natural short-stick defensive midfield position and earned his first career point with an assist in 23-6 win over Mount St. Mary's (2/12) ... also had two groundballs vs. the Mount ... two groundballs and one caused turnover in 16-4 win at Hartford (2/16) ... one groundball in 12-10 win at No, 1 Loyola (2/23) ... caused one turnover in 10-7 win at Villanova (3/16) ... one groundball and one caused turnover in 10-8 loss to No. 14 North Carolina (3/23) ... two groundballs and one caused turnover in 8-7 win over No. 15 Yale (4/20) ... caused one turnover in 13-6 loss to Virginia (4/26) in ACC semifinals ... tied his career high with three caused turnovers to go along with two groundballs in 18-6 win over Colgate (5/4) ... caused two turnovers in 16-10 loss to Cornell (5/12) in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

As a sophomore (2012): Made his first career start at close defense in 12-6 win over Hartford (2/18) ... had three groundballs and two caused turnovers vs. the Hawks ... three groundballs and three caused turnovers in 16-11 win at Georgetown (2/24) ... two groundballs and two caused turnovers in 10-7 win over No. 8 Duke (3/3) ... two groundballs and one caused turnover in 8-7 loss at UMBC (3/6) ... career high five groundballs along with one caused turnover in 17-4 win over Marist (3/10) ... one groundball and one caused turnover in 11-5 win over No. 10 Villanova (3/17) ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 11-10 loss at No. 14 North Carolina ... two groundballs and two caused turnovers in 12-8 loss to No. 2 Virginia ... one caused turnover in 13-6 win over Navy (4/6) ... three groundballs in 9-6 win at No. 3 Johns Hopkins (4/14) ... helped hold the Blue Jays scoreless for the final 29:17 ... one groundball in 6-5 loss to No. 5 Duke (4/20) in semifinals of ACC tournament ... four groundballs and a caused turnover in 12-8 win at Mount St. Mary's (4/25) ... caused one turnover in 12-7 win over Bellarmine (4/28) ... two groundballs in 13-11 loss at No. 12 Colgate (5/5) ... one groundball, playing with a 101-degree fever, in 10-9 win at No. 7 seed Lehigh (5/13) in first round of NCAA tournament ... two groundballs and a caused turnover in 11-5 win over No. 2 Johns Hopkins (5/19) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament ... two groundballs in 16-10 win over No. 3 Duke (5/26) in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament ... two groundballs and two caused turnovers in 9-3 loss to No. 1 seed Loyola (5/28) in the finals of the NCAA tournament.

As a freshman (2011): Made his collegiate debut in 16-4 season-opening win over Detroit Mercy (2/19) ... also played vs. UMBC (3/18).

Before Maryland: 2010 Under Armour and US Lacrosse High School All-American ... ranked the No. 11 freshman midfielder in the nation according to Inside Lacrosse ... ranked the 36th overall recruit by Inside Lacrosse ... named to the 2010 Baltimore/Washington High School Tewaaraton Watch List ... a finalist for the C. Markland Kelly Award ... scored 33 goals and added 17 assists as a senior ... 2010 first team All-Metro by the Baltimore Sun ... first team All-MIAA selection ... second team All-Met by the Washington Post ... two-time all-county selection ... scored 23 goals and adding seven assists as a junior ... his 2009 season was highlighted by a six-goal performance against nationally-ranked St. Andrews (Fla.) ... helped lead Spalding to its first ever MIAA "A" playoff berth as a sophomore in 2008 ... scored 14 goals and added 13 assists, playing on the first midfield line ... also a standout performer at linebacker for the Cavalier football team ... led the team in tackles as a junior in 2008 ... two-time all-county, all-MIAA and all-state (small schools).

Personal: Son of Christopher and Susanne Cooper ... younger brother of forner Terp Kevin, who graduated in 2013 ... older brother of Emily ... majoring in history.


Cooper's Scoring Statistics
Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GB CT Pen
2012 2/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0:00
2013 18/18 0 0 0 0 0 36 20 7/5:30
2013 11/0 0 1 1 3 0 10 10 5/3:00
2014 17/0 1 2 3 3 0 42 17 11/8:00
Total 47/18 1 3 4 6 0 88 47 23/16:30

Cooper's Career Highs
Goals:
1 at North Carolina (3/22/14)
Assists: 1 Three times, most recent vs. Robert Morris (4/2/14)
Points: 1 Four times, most recent vs. Robert Morris (4/2/14)
Groundballs: 5 vs. Marist (3/10/12), vs. Bryant (5/17/14)
Caused Turnovers: 4 vs. Villanova (3/14/14)


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