4/18: LAX vs Mt. St. Joseph (L 9-8), BASE vs. Waynesburg - DH (L 4-2/L 9-8), SOFT at Thomas More (L 6-0/W 6-4), MTEN at Thomas More (L 5-4); 4/19: MTEN at Muskingum (11 AM), SOFT vs Franciscan (1 PM)
Shelley Cooper Class of 1995 Softball
Shelley Lynn Cooper was a four-year starter in the outfield for the Bison softball program. She earned First Team All-PAC three times and received NCAA Third Team All-Region in 1995, while helping turn the Bethany softball program into a power. The Bison won three PAC championships during her career and made the program’s first-ever postseason appearance, receiving a bid to the 1995 ECAC Tournament.
The All-Region award in ’95 for Cooper came after she set the school record for single-season hits with 54, a mark that stood for 15 seasons. Cooper still owns the BC standard for highest batting average in a year when she hit .481 as a junior in 1994 and also continues to own the career record with 15 triples. In addition, she is sixth all-time at the school with a .364 batting average. Off the softball field, Cooper graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.
Cooper, who graduated from Shadyside High School, still resides in Shadyside, Ohio and is engaged to Brian Schramm.