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13   Peter Copa
Peter Copa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Malden, Mass.

High School:
Malden Catholic

Weight:
190

Position:
3B/1B

B/T:
Right/Right


04/06/2009

2009 Peter Copa Photo Gallery

2009 Peter Copa Photo Gallery

04/03/2009

2008 Peter Copa Photo Gallery

2008 Peter Copa Photo Gallery




2009 Photo Gallery | 2008 Photo Gallery

CAREER HONORS
Atlantic 10 Player Of The Week (5/10/10)

IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK

-- SEASON --
Hit By Pitch: T-4th (11 in 2010)
Hit By Pitch: T-6th (10 in 2009)
Triples: T-9th (4 in 2010)

-- CAREER --
Hit By Pitch: T-5th (21)

AS A SENIOR IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
Went 2-4 with a double, a RBI and a run scored at St. Bonaventure (5/21)... At St. Bonaventure (5/20), went 1-2 with a home run driving in two RBI and a run scored... Went 2-3 with two doubles, two RBI, and a run scored against Fordham (5/14)... Had a home run at Rhode Island (5/7)... At Rhode Island (5/6) went1-for-4 witha home run, three RBI and one run scored... Against Quinnipiac (5/3) went 2-for-4 with one RBI andone run scored...Went 2-for-2 with a double, one RBI, and two runs scored vs. Charlotte (4/30) ... Scored two runs vs. Xavier (4/22) ... At Temple (4/17) tallied three hits with four RBI and three runs scored ... On two hits recorded one home run, two RBI, and three runs scored at Temple (4/15) ... Hit a grand slam vs. Dayton (4/9) going 4-for-5 with five RBI, two runs scored, and a triple ... Batted 4-for-4 with two RBI and one runs scored against Dayton (4/8) ... Scored one run and had one double at Connecticut (4/6) ... At Hartford (3/31) drove in three runs and hit one homerun ... Had one RBI going 2-for-4 with one run scored at Holy Cross (3/29) ... Went 2-for-5 with one stolen base at George Washington (3/26) ... At George Washington (3/25), went 1-for-2 scoring two runs and walking twice ... Scored two runs, walked three times, and stole three bases vs. UMBC (3/20) ... Against Bucknell (3/18) scored two runs and walked twice ... Recorded three RBI, hitting one home run vs. Indiana (3/16) ... Went 3-for-6 with three RBI, one home run, and scored one run vs. Army (3/15) ... Against Navy (3/14) went 1-for-2 hitting one home run with one RBI, two walks, and one run scored ... Hit a home run at Sam Houston State (3/5) ... Went 2-for-2 with a double, two walks, and one RBI vs. Michigan (3/5).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Game-By-Game Statistics
One of two players to play and start all 46 games ... Hit .329 (57-for-173) with 38 runs scored, 10 doubles, four triples, eight home runs and 34 RBI ... Was second on the team in total bases (99) and boasted a team-best .572 slugging percentage ... Tied for team lead in home runs ... Was 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts ... Played both corner infield positions, starting 32 times at third base and 13 at first ... Predominately hit sixth in the order ... Batted a team-best .379 (39-for-103) in Atlantic 10 play with five doubles, three triples, six home runs, 27 RBI and 26 runs scored, slugging .660 with a .463 on base percentage ... Closed out the season with a six-game hitting streak ... Longest hitting streak of the season was seven games ... Reached base in the final 14 games of the year ... In the season finale vs. La Salle (5/22), batted 3-for-3 with an RBI and four runs scored ... Had a monster series at the plate at Dayton (5/7-5/9), hitting 7-for-15 with seven RBI, and five runs scored ... Posted a season-best five RBI, recording a double and a triple in game one against the Flyers (5/7) ... Was tabbed Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (5/10) following that performance ... Went 3-for-3 with a double, three RBI and two runs scored vs. Holy Cross (5/4) ... Hit 2-for-3 with a three RBI in game two vs. George Washington (5/1) ... Closed out Saint Louis series (4/23-4/24) by hitting 5-for-9 in a doubleheader against the Billikens with a double, a home run, two RBI and three runs scored ... In the team's three-game series at Rhode Island (4/16-4/18) went 2-for-3 with a triple, RBI, and run scored in game one, 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored in game two, and 1-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in game three ... Hit 1-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored at Boston College (4/13) ... In the team's three-game series against Richmond (4/10-4/11) went 1-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored in game one, 1-for-4 with an RBI in game two, and 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in game three ... Went 2-for-3 with a double at Connecticut (4/6) ... Hit 1-for-3 with an RBI at Charlotte (4/3) ... In game one at Saint Joseph's (3/27) hit 3-for-4 with two home runs, four RBI, and two runs scored and in game three at Saint Joseph's (3/28) hit 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored ... In game one at William & Mary (3/19) hit 2-for-4 with a double and in game three at William & Mary (3/21) hit 2-for-4 with a home run, RBI and two runs scored ... Hit 1-for-3 with a home run, RBI, and run scored at Oklahoma (4/16) ... Hit 1-for-4 with a double and run scored in game one at Oklahoma State (3/12) and hit 2-for-4 in game three at Oklahoma State (3/13).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Game-By-Game Statistics
Saw action in 42 games, starting 36, predominately at first base, but also played second ... Batted most often in the seventh spot in the lineup ... Posted a .278 batting average with 36 runs scored and 30 RBI ... Totaled nine doubles, one triple and five home runs for a .474 slugging percentage ... Registered eight multiple-hit games and had six games with multiple RBI ... Hit safely in all three Atlantic 10 Tournament games he appeared in ... Scored twice and drove in two in A-10 Tournament win over Fordham, hitting a home run and later crossing the plate for the deciding run in the eighth inning ... Batted 2-for-5 with four RBI and a run scored vs. Duquesne (5/16) as his home run in the fifth put the Minutemen in front for good in the 20-16 victory ... Went 2-for-4 vs. Rhode Island (5/9) with a double and two runs scored ... Scored two runs vs. Vermont (4/29) and two in game two vs. St. Bonaventure (5/2) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double in game three at La Salle (4/26) ... Batted 5-for-12 in the team's three-game series vs. Temple (4/4-4/5), scoring five runs and diving in two with a double and a home run ... Scored twice at Fordham (3/27) in the final game of a career-high five-game hitting streak ... Was 2-for-5 at the plate with a double at Hartford (3/25), scored twice and drove in a run ... Hit home runs in back-back games at Richmond (3/21-3/22), totaling a combined four hits, five RBI and five runs scored in those contests ... Went 1-for-3 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in a victory over Arizona (3/7) ... Batted 4-for-4 with six RBI, one double and one triple vs. Fairfield (3/1), setting career highs for hits and RBI.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in seven games, started in two ... Finished with a .200 (2-10) average, three runs, and one stolen base ... Pinch hit in the third game of a weekend series against Dayton (5/4) going 1-for-1 with a run scored ... Made first career start against Charlotte (4/19) going 0-for-3 with a run scored ... Had first career at bat against Charlotte (4/18) going 1-for-1.

BEFORE UMASS: Three-year letterwinner as an infielder for the Malden Catholic Lancers under coach Steve Frecker ... Captained his senior season and lead his team to a 15-7 record while accumulating a .385 batting average, 18 RBI, and a .575 on-base percentage ... Finished his high career with 42 runs scored, 52 RBI, 37 stolen bases and a .373 average ... Named as the Malden Catholic League gold glove winner as a third baseman in 2006 ... Was a Harry Agganis All-Star Classic selectee and Brockton Invitational selectee in 2007.

PERSONAL: Born Peter Jaime Copa on Aug. 21, 1989, in Malden Mass. ... Son of Pedro and Anna Copa ... Has one sister, Leanna ... Majoring in Sport Management.

CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 4 (3x) Last vs. Dayton (4/9/11)
Runs Scored: 4 vs. La Salle (5/22/10)
Doubles: 2 (2x) Last at Temple (4/17/11)
Triples: 1 (6x); Last at Dayton (4/9/11)
Home Runs: 2 at Saint Joseph's (3/27/10)
RBI: 6 vs. Fairfield (3/1/09)
Total Bases: 9 (2x) Last vs. Dayton (4/9/11)
Hitting Streak: Nine Games (5/14/10-3/5/11)

PETER COPA'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG. BB SF-SH SB-A
2008 .200 7-2 10 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 .200 3 0-1 1-1
2009 .278 42-36 133 36 37 9 1 5 30 63 .474 14 3-2 2-3
2010 .329 46-46 173 38 57 10 4 8 34 99 .572 17 2-0 4-4
2011 .351 45-44 151 42 53 10 1 11 42 98 .649 28 1-3 14-16
Totals .319 140-128 467 119 149 29 6 24 106 262 .561 62 6-6 21-24

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