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Cooper Dossey
 

Cooper  Dossey

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Vandegrift HS

Height:
5-9

Experience:
1L

10/24/2017

Men’s Golf Wins Royal Oaks Intercollegiate By 19 Strokes

Dossey earns medalist honors as Bears sweep titles at second straight Royal Oaks

10/23/2017

Men’s Golf Leads By 13 Shots at Royal Oaks

Bears have led after first round in all four tournaments this season

10/10/2017

Men's Golf Takes Third at Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate

Perrine and Bailey earn top-10 finishes

10/09/2017

Men’s Golf in Second Place at Jerry Pate

Bears two strokes back of lead entering Tuesday’s final round

10/08/2017

Men's Golf Heads to Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate

Bears have 25-4 head-to-head record over first two tournaments

Cooper Dossey Bio and Career Results Get Acrobat Reader

All-American sophomore from Austin, Texas, has played in Baylor lineup in all 12 events while at Baylor ... Named Third-Team All-America by Golfweek and GCAA All-America Honorable Mention after 2016-17 freshman season ... First player in program history named to GCAA's five-player All-Freshmen Team ... Selected 2017 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, named to PING All-Central Region Team, All-Big 12 Team and Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team ... Tabbed February 2017 Big 12 Golfer of the Month, becoming Baylor's first freshman to win the conference's monthly award ... Posted third-best single-season stroke average in program history with 71.19 mark in 2016-17 ... Became fourth freshman in program history to lead team in stroke average, joining Jimmy Walker (1997-98), Ryan Baca (2002-03) and Braden Bailey (2015-16) ... Posted best NCAA Tournament score in program history and tied third-best 54-hole total in any tournament with 201 at 2017 NCAA Stanford Regional ... Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection.

2016-17 (FRESHMAN)
Played in Baylor lineup in all 12 events during debut season, once in No. 2 spot, three times at No. 3, and four times each at Nos. 4 and 5 ... Led Bears to first No. 1 national ranking in program history, first NCAA Regional title and first NCAA Championship match play berth ... Earned All-America Third Team (Golfweek) and Honorable Mention (GCAA) and became first BU golfer named to Golfweek's five-player All-Freshmen Team ... Also picked up PING All-Central Region, All-Big 12 and Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team recognition ... Named 2017 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, joining Jamie McLeary (2002) as Baylor's only players to win the award ... Became first BU freshman to win Big 12 Golfer of the Month when he was honored for February 2017 ... Recorded third-best single-season stroke average in program history at 71.19 across 37 rounds ... Played team-high 23 of 37 rounds at par or better and counted 80 percent of rounds toward team score (29.5 of 37) ... Posted three top-five finishes and six top-10 finishes ... Played No. 4 or 5 and improved finish in each of first five tournaments at Baylor, culminating with career-first medalist honor at The All-American ... Made BU debut at Fighting Illini Invitational, carding 11-over 221 to tie for 36th place ... Improved to tie for 28th place with even-par 213 at Maui Jim Intercollegiate ... Recorded first top-10 finish with even-par 210 to tie for ninth place at Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate ... Wrapped up fall season with 4-under 209 to tie for sixth place and help Bears claim title at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate ... Won individual title by three strokes over 96-player field at The All-American, shooting 10-under 206 (68-66-72) to lead Bears to team title ... Moved up to No. 2 spot for Querencia Cabo Collegiate and tied for 28th place at 1-over 214, while Bears took second place as team ... Returned to No. 5 spot and shot 6-under 210 to tie for eighth place and help Baylor win third tournament of season at Linger Longer Invitational ... Shot 5-under 139 in rain-shortened Aggie Invitational, tying for second place individually and helping team to second-place finish ... Aggie Invite was BU's seventh consecutive top-three finish, which led to program's first No. 1 national ranking in April 3, 2017 Golfweek/Sagarin rankings ... Shot 11-over 221 to tie for 33rd place at The Maxwell ... Carded 18-over 298 to tie for 16th place at Big 12 Championship ... Shattered Baylor record for best NCAA Tournament score by eight strokes, carding 10-under 201 (68-66-67) at NCAA Stanford Regional ... All three rounds at Stanford Regional ranked among top 10 individual NCAA Tournament rounds in program history, and 201 total tied third-best 54-hole mark in any tournament in Baylor history ... Helped Bears rally from five strokes down late in final round by making eagle on No. 16 and getting up-and-down for par on final two holes, as BU claimed share of Stanford Regional title ... Shot par or better in first three rounds at NCAA Championship and finished stroke play tied for 35th place at 4-over 292 (72-70-71-79) ... Bears finished tied for seventh place to advance to match play for first time in program history ... Defeated Oklahoma's Blaine Hale 1-up to put first point on board in quarterfinal match, but Bears fell 3-2 ... Named to Fall and Spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls. HIGH SCHOOL
Three-time Texas state champion while playing for head coach Matt Wernecke at Vandegrift High School in Austin, Texas ... Ranked No. 8 nationally and No. 1 in Texas in 2016 recruiting class by Golfweek ... Led Vipers to Class 5A state championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016 ... Recorded trio of top-three individual finishes at State Championship, placing third as sophomore in 2014, second as junior in 2015 and first as senior in 2016 ... Won individual titles and guided team to first-place finishes at 2016 District, Regional and State Championships ... Claimed 2016 5A individual state by eight strokes after shooting 66-69, helping team to 47-stroke state championship win at Wolfdancer Golf Club in Austin, Texas ... Led Vandegrift to Class 5A Region IV championship by shooting 66-68 at Golf Club of Texas ... Guided team to District 25-5A title by shooting 68-69 at Delaware Springs Golf Course ... Posted 71.00 stroke average and won four tournament titles as senior in 2016 ... Earned Vandegrift Team MVP honors in 2014, 2015 and 2016 ... Played for West team at 2014 and 2016 AJGA Wyndham Cups ... Earned wins at 2014 AJGA at Traditions with scores of 72-71-68 and 2015 U.S. Junior qualifying by shooting 62-72 ... Ten career top-10 AJGA finishes ... Named 2016 NHSCA National High School Boys' Golf Athlete of the Year ... Shot 62 in three different tournaments in 2015 ... Won 2016 Paul S. Simon Character Award and 2014 AJGA Jerry Cole Sportsmanship Award.

PERSONAL
Son of Paul and Trudi Dossey ... Both parents are Baylor graduates, and mother was a Baylor yell leader ... Aunt, Kelli (Donaldson) Smith, was four-year letterwinner on Baylor women's basketball team from 1992-95 ... Accounting major.

BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS
Best round: 66, three times; last at NCAA Stanford Regional (spring 2017)
Best finish: 1st at The All-American (spring 2017)
Lowest 18-hole score: 67 at Aggie Invitational (spring 2017)
Lowest 36-hole score: 134, twice; last at NCAA Stanford Regional (spring 2017)
Lowest 54-hole score: 201 at NCAA Stanford Regional (spring 2017)
Tournament Titles: one; The All-American (spring 2017)
Top 3 finishes: three; last at NCAA Stanford Regional, 2nd (spring 2017)
Top 5 finishes: three; last at NCAA Stanford Regional, 2nd (spring 2017)
Top 10 finishes: six; last at NCAA Stanford Regional, 2nd (spring 2017)
Top 25 finishes: seven; last at NCAA Stanford Regional, 2nd (spring 2017)

CAREER STATS
Scorecard
Year Events Rds Strokes Avg Par +
Top 5
Top 10
Top 25
2016-17 12 37 2,634 71.19 23 3 6 7
Career 12 37 2,634 71.19 23 3 6 7
CAREER TOURNAMENT STATS
2016-17 (FRESHMAN)
Tournament
Scores +/- Place
Fighting Illini Invitational (5)  71-73-77=221 +11 t-36rd/78
Maui Jim Intercollegiate (4) 69-71-73=213 E t-28th/93
Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate (4) 71-70-69=210 E t-9th/60
Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (5) 70-66-73=209 -4 t-6th/72
The All-American (4) 68-66-72=206 -10 1st/96
Querencia Cabo Collegiate (2) 74-71-69=214 +1 t-28th/80
Linger Longer Invitational (5) 69-69-72=210 -6 t-8th/84
Aggie Invitational (4)  67-72=139 -5 t-2nd/75
The Maxwell (5) 72-74-75=221 +11 t-33rd/80
Big 12 Conference Championship (3) 79-76-69-74=298 +18 t-16th/50
NCAA Stanford Regional (3) 68-66-67=201 -9 2nd/75
NCAA Championships (1) 72-70-71-79=292 +4 t-35th/156
     Match Play Quarterfinals vs. Oklahoma's Blaine Hale, Won 1-up

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