University of Iowa Athletics

#24 Davis Cop

Height 6-0
Weight 217 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Valencia, Calif.
High School Valencia
Previous School Gateway CC/Utah
Davis Cop - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 (Utah):

  • Caught 44 games and also spent eight contests at first base as a junior.
  • Hit .300 with 11 doubles, 10 homers and 51 RBI, scoring 35 runs along the way.
  • Batted .333 during Pac-12 Conference play, starting all 30 games on the league schedule.
  • Tallied 11 multi-RBI games, second most on the team.
  • Career-high five hits came in the victory over Utah Tech (April 25), earning six RBI.
  • Was 3-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored in the middle game of the Washington State sweep (April 29).
  • Had back-to-back three-hit nights against Arizona State (March 17-18), including his first career grand slam.
  • Drove in seven runs in the win at BYU (April 18).

2022 (Utah):

  • Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention
  • Played in 40 games primarily at catcher with 35 starts on the season as a sophomore.
  • Had a team-best .367 batting average in Pac-12 Conference play with a .478 slugging percentage.
  • On the season batted .354 with seven doubles, three homers, and 26 RBI, stringing together 14 multi-hit games and an eight-game hitting streak.
  • Caught Matthew Sox’s complete game win in the Friday night opener at USC (April 22).
  • Season-best four hits came on two occasions; in the middle game vs. No. 20 Arizona (April 15) and the USC opener.
  • Scored the winning run in a walk-off victory vs. BYU (April 19).
  • Tallied three games with three RBI, the last against Arizona.

2021 (Gateway Community College):

  • Spent the 2021 season at Gateway Community College in Arizona.
  • Hit .258 in 38 games played at Gateway with 10 doubles, one triple and one home run, adding 21 RBI.

High School:

  • Played scholastically at Valencia High School for head coach Mike Killinger.
  • Named All-CIF and California All-State in 2019.
  • Also starred in football while in high school.


  • Son of Peter and Dana Cop.
  • Has two siblings, Avery and Kyle.
  • Is a fan of Marvel movies and enjoys trying new food spots.