Cooper Shawen
Cooper Shawen
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bolingbrook, Ill.
High School: Neuqua Valley (Lincoln J.C.)
Previous College: Lincoln (Ill.) J.C.
Swing: R

2010-11 Season (Junior): Posted a team fifth-best 83.13 stroke average (665 total strokes) in eight rounds . . . Registered a pair of top 20-place finishes -- tied for 11th at Findlay William Bing Beall Classic (Oct. 9-10) and finished in a 13th-place tie at Ohio Dominican Give 18 Fore Cancer Classic (April 2-3) . . . Shot a season-best 158 two-round score (77-81=158) at the Findlay William Bing Beall Classic . . . Posted a 167-stroke total (86-81=167) at the Ferris State Tom Kirinovic Classic (Sept. 5-6) to earn a share of 44th-place honors . . . Netted a 170 score (85-85=170) at the Ohio Dominican Give 18 Fore Cancer Classic and turned in a duplicate stroke total (83-87=170) at the Northern Kentucky Invitational (March 26-27) to place in a 58th-place tie.  

2009-10 Season (Sophomore): Compiled an 85.0 stroke average at Lincoln . . . Turned in a pair of top 10 performances, which included earning individual medalist honors at one tournament.

2008-09 Season (Freshman): Attended Lincoln (Ill.) College . . . Averaged 89.0 strokes per round for head coach Carol Wilson's team . . . Produced a pair of top 10-place performances . . . Fired a season-best 81 round.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Neuqua Valley High in Naperville, Ill. . . . Four-year letterwinner . . . Coached by John Keller . . . Finished seventh place in the 2004 Upstate Eight Conference Tournament as a junior varsity team member . . . Served three years as class vice president and was a four-year member of the school's Best Buddies organization. 

Personal: Daughter of David and Amy Shawen . . . Born 2/13/90 in Palos Park, Ill. . . . Has an older sister and a younger brother . . . Two of her uncles, Mike and Gregg Shawen, played football at Middle Tennessee State and golf at Eastern Kentucky, respectively . . . Enjoys playing sports, working out and spending time with friends . . . Nickname is "Scoops" . . . Worked as a Special Olympics peer helper from 2005-08 . . .

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