Shaun Cooper moved to Florence Freedom of the Frontier League

Shaun Cooper of the Old Orchard Beach Surge departs from the Empire League and is headed to the Frontier League.

Cooper who led the Empire League in doubles with a strong bat will be playing outfield for the Florence Freedom. Cooper in 138 At bats had only 13 strikeouts and a .275 average with 19 stolen bases.

He is the 9th player in the Empire League to be promoted this season. Cooper will be playing in a very respected Frontier League.

“He’s been one of my favorite players and i believed he had what it took to get to the next level. We are very thrilled that the Frontier League is giving this young man a chance to show what he is made of.” – Scott Nathanson OOB Surge Manager

Cooper will leave the Surge immediately and join the ball club tomorrow afternoon.