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12 Ella Cooper
Ella  Cooper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cockeysville, Md.

High School:
Friends School

Height:
5-5

Position:
Defense

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

10/31/2014

Women's Lacrosse Q&A: Head Coach Julie Myers Talks Fall Ball

Coach Myers shares her take-aways from the training period

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

03/16/2013

Virginia Women's Lacrosse vs Princeton

Images from the Cavaliers' 9-7 victory over the Princeton Tigers (March 16, 2013)

AT VIRGINIA

2016 
• Co-captain
• Started all 18 games on defense
• Finished with 24 ground balls and 15 caused turnovers
• Had a career-high three caused turnovers at Loyola Maryland
• Recorded a season-high three ground balls in four games (Loyola Maryland, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Boston College)

2015
• ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Made her first career start at Penn State
• Appeared in 16 games with 12 starts
• Picked up five ground balls at North Carolina with two caused turnovers

2014
• Appeared in four games
• Caused a turnover and picked up a ground ball against American
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013
• Appeared in three games, making her first career appearance at William and Mary, where she won a draw control
• Performed the National Anthem before several home games during the 2013 season
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four year varsity athlete in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse
• Set the single-season scoring mark at Friends School with 98 goals in her junior season
• Set the single-season points mark at Friends School with 144 points in her junior season
• Is the all-time career points leader at Friends School with 408 (279 goals, 129 assists)
• Three-time IAAM (Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland) All-Star
• Three-time first team honors from the Towson Times
• 2010 first team honors from the Baltimore Messenger


PERSONAL
• Full name is Ella Rebecca Cooper
• Daughter of Carol and Andy Cooper
• Her father, Andy, played lacrosse at Washington College and her mother, Carol, played at Union College
• Has an older brother, Jake
• Volunteered in high school at The Baltimore Station (homeless shelter) and My Sisters Place (women's shelter)
• High school Model United Nations Representative
• Member of the Cystic Fibrosis Junior Committee
• Helped implement the first composting program at Friends School
• Her major is Economics

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