Marshall splits doubleheader with Wake Forest Monday
2013: Led Marshall's relief staff in wins (four) and ERA (2.54)...struck out 34 and walked 13 over 39.0 innings...made 22 appearances (all in relief) which were tied with Josh King and Kolin Stanley for the most on the team...combined with Chase Boster and Matt Margaritonda for a shutout in the season opener against Old Dominion (2/15)...struck out as many as four three times...gave up earned runs in only seven appearances...picked up two saves (at Northern Kentucky on 3/9 and UAB on 3/30).
2012: Began his Marshall career as a weekend starter before being moved to the bullpen to serve as a long reliever...won his second decision in a relief effort against St. Bonaventure (3/18)...went 1-3 with a 4.93 ERA...struck out five hitters in his first appearance with the Thundering Herd (a four-inning start).
Tennessee Tech: Played one season for the Golden Eagles...was a member of the Ohio Valley Conference championship team
High School: Played baseball, football and wrestled at Western Brown High School...recorded 87 strikeouts, seven walks, and a 1.03 earned run average in 46 innings pitched his senior season...won All-Ohio as a high school middle linebacker
Personal: Born on April 20, 1991...son of Doug and Shaune Hopkins...has a brother (Austin) and two sisters (Heather and Madison)...majoring in Environmental Science.