2007 Sophomore: Member of UI squad.
2006 Redshirt Freshman: Made two appearances on the season, recording one inning pitched ... Allowed two runs on a hit and two walks in that inning of work against Western Michigan on 4/5 while striking out one ... Gave up four runs on three hits and a walk against Texas A&M (3/13) in his first career appearance without recording an out ... Played for the Danville Dans of the Central Illinois Collegiate League during the summer.
2005 Freshman: Redshirted the 2005 season.
Earned five varsity letters, three in baseball and two in football ... Helped lead Francis Howell High School to the Missouri state baseball championship in 2003.
Born May 30, 1985 ... Parents are Allan and Janet Hopkins ... Majoring in business marketing ... Has two siblings, sister Erika (27) and brother Mike (21) ... Earned Academic All-Gateway Athletic Conference as a senior with a 3.9 GPA ... Enjoys fishing in his spare time.