KOOYMAN'S WSU CAREER
RS-SENIOR (2010): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in all 12 of WSU's games and making 11 starts...registered 30 tackles on the season (20 solo)...had 6.5 tackles-for-loss and two sacks...made both sacks against SMU...had his first career interception and returned it 10 yards against Stanford...broke up one pass and hurried the quarterback once...forced two fumbles...recovered a fumble and returned it 33 yards...had season-high six tackles against No. 3 Oregon...was the winner of both the Defense and the Big Hit weekly team awards for the SMU game...also won the team's weekly Big Play award against Stanford...was named to the Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic First Team with a 3.18 GPA.
SENIOR (2009): Started WSU's season opener against Stanford before a left PCL strain suffered in the week of practice leading up to the Hawaii game ended his season...utilized redshirted season...recorded four tackles (two solo), one sack and forced a fumble against the Cardinal...named first-team Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic.
JUNIOR (2008): Earned a varsity letter after playing in 12 games during the season...missed the Oregon game due to an ankle injury...totaled 31 tackles on season (18 solo) including four tackles-for-loss one sack, two quarterback hurries and a fumble recovery...had a season-high seven tackles at Oregon State, including 1.5 TFL's...lone sack came at Hawaii, resulting in a 10-yard loss...had five tackles against USC...in opener against Oklahoma State had three tackles, a TFL and two quarterback hurries...recovered a fumble against Portland State...named Academic All-Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention.
SOPHOMORE (2007): Earned a varsity letter after playing in seven of WSU's 12 games...started the first game of his career at USC then started the following week against Arizona...right hand injury forced him to miss Arizona State and Oregon games...missed the final three games of the season with a high ankle sprain...earned the team's weekly Cougar Claw Defense Award following performance against San Diego State...recorded 10 tackles on the season (four solo)...registered 3.5 sacks including two against San Diego State...recovered a fumble against Idaho...also had one pass break-up against San Diego State...career-high three tackles against California...named Academic All-Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention.
FRESHMAN (2006): Earned a varsity letter after playing in 11 of WSU's 12 games...did not play at Auburn, but saw action at defensive end and special teams for the next 11 games...recorded six tackles on the season (two solo)...also registered 1.5 tackles-for-loss and one sack...forced a fumble in the Cougars' win at UCLA...member of WSU's punt return special teams unit.
KOOYMAN'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned three varsity letters each in football, wrestling and track and field...captured league shot put title as a freshman and was league champion in wrestling at 189 pounds as a sophomore...JUNIOR year named first-team All-South Puget Sound League as both a tight end and defensive end...also named first-team all-area at tight end...head coach Tony Davis' Bears posted a 9-3 record...in wrestling was state and regional champ at 215 pounds...finished second in the league in the shot put and discus...during SENIOR year team recorded a 9-2 record as he repeated as All-SPSL first team picks on both offense and defense...also was all-area on both sides of the ball...SPSL Offensive Lineman of the Year...first-team all-state defensive end... named to Seattle Times Red Chip list and All-Area Team...Tacoma News Tribune All-Area Team and "Northwest Nuggets"...Associated Press All-State and Washington Preps All-State Teams...Wendy's Heisman nominee for state of Washington...repeated as state wrestling champion at 215 pounds and finished eighth at state meet in the shot put.
Kevin James Kooyman...born in Seattle...parents Bart, Jr. and Brenda Kooyman...has one brother Bart III...aunt Marion Kooyman attended WSU...participated in People to People trip to Spain, France, Monaco and Italy...management operations major with a marketing minor.
DEFENSE G/GS TT PT AT TFL SACKS PI/YDS 2006 11/0 6 2 4 1.5/-1 1.0/-1 0/0 2007 7/2 10 4 6 3.5/-25 3.5/-25 0/0 2008 12/6 31 18 13 4.0/-17 1.0/-10 0/0 2009 1/1 4 2 2 1/-1 1/-1 0/0 2010 12/11 30 20 10 6.5/-31 2/-22 1/10 TOTAL 43/20 81 46 35 16.5/-75 8.5/-59 1/10