Riley Cooper is a Relief Pitcher for the LSU Tigers who slowly but steadily is developing his baseball career. He played for Clovis North High School. He pitched 12.2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits and striking out 12. Not bad for a player who aces Paul Skenes called a “funky lefty” and who lacks anything even remotely close to an overpowering arsenal.
He has been named to the Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-America team for 2019. He was named to the All-Conference team all four years and the All-State team twice in his final three years. Riley also competed in the Area Code Games in 2018 and 2019.
Riley Cooper was born on 17th October 2001 in Arcata, California, but grew up in Fresno, California. He attended Fresno, California’s Clovis North High School during his junior and senior years of high school. For four years, he played baseball for head coach Jeff Prieto and earned letters. Further, we couldn’t retrieve details about his parents, brother, sister, or other family members. We will let you know when we get a hand on it.
Riley Cooper Career
In his first year at Arizona, Riley set a school record by making 29 appearances and making two starts. He had a 3.0 record, 4.88 ERA, and 18 scoreless innings in 27 bullpen appearances. His 34 inherited base runners were the most on the club, yet he only gave up 7 runs or 20.6%.
Riley Cooper struck out 20 batters and held his opponents to a.234 average while inheriting multiple runners on eight separate occasions. In three playoff outings, he achieved a perfect 1-0 record with a 0.00 earned run average and threw two scoreless frames against Grand Canyon in the Tucson NCAA Regional.
Riley tossed 2.1 scoreless innings in the decisive Game 3 of the Tucson NCAA Super Regional over Ole Miss, and he tossed an inning without allowing a run in the opening game of the College World Series for the Wildcats’ matchup with Vanderbilt.
Rise to Fame
Riley had 30 appearances with one start in 2022, leading the team, and finished with a 4-3 record, 4.20 ERA, eight walks, and 35 strikeouts in 40.2 innings. He played in 30 games, ranking fourth in the SEC, and started all three games of the regular season series against Texas A&M, Mississippi State, and Missouri.
His strong performance in relief at Vanderbilt, when Riley allowed six hits and one run while striking out four and not walking a batter. In the first game of the series against Alabama, he pitched 1.2 innings and earned the victory despite allowing three singles.
During LSU’s three-game sweep of Missouri, Riley made appearances in all three games, allowing just two hits, no runs, and striking out two batters in 2.2 scoreless innings while earning the win and the save. In two outings during the Arkansas series, he struck out six batters while allowing only two earned runs. He made an appearance in all three games of the Mississippi State series, throwing 40 pitches over three innings with a 1-0 record, 0.00 ERA, and one walk and no strikeouts.
Riley allowed only one hit over 1.2 scoreless innings while striking out three against Auburn. On March 20 against Texas A&M, he pitched 1.2 innings in relief and got his first win for LSU. In the Tigers’ 7-6 win over the Aggies, he allowed just one hit, walked no one, and struck out one batter. Riley also made three appearances in the series against Texas A&M, pitching a total of 3.1 innings and allowing one earned run on two hits, two walks, and two strikeouts.
Riley Cooper Biography
|Riley Jacob Cooper
|October 19, 2001
|Age (as of 2023)
|Arcata, California, USA
|College Baseball Player
|Louisiana State University
|in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm
|in Kilograms – 122 kg – in Pounds – 270 lbs
|Who is his girlfriend?
Riley Cooper is in love with Adrienne who goes by the name adrienne_goodin on Instagram. She is his biggest supporter and attends all his matches. They are both madly in love and often post pictures on Instagram. On top of that, they don’t hesitate from showing their support to each other publicly as well.
Riley Cooper Net Worth
Riley’s net worth is unknown. We can only assume that given his prominence, he has worked with numerous brands. With his expanding career and international debuts, he is set to make a lot of money in the future.