Friday, June 17, 2016
Marshall places third-most student-athletes on list among league schools
Against to Semifinals after defeat of No. 24 Charlotte
Senior makes team for second straight season
Herd Needs a Win and Help to Make C-USA Championships
2015 (Senior): Games Played/Games Started: 17-12…Scored his only goal of the season against Shawnee State (Oct. 27)…Finished tied for second in assists, with four…Had a two-assist game in the team’s 2-1 win against Liberty (Sept. 8)…Provided the game-winning assist against Detroit 9Aug. 30)…Also assisted against Robert Morris (Sept. 11)…Had 20 shots, with six on goal…Played a total of 1,006 minutes…Named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team...Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014 (Junior): Games Played/Stated: 19/18...Named to the Conference USA All-Academic team...Scored his first goal of the season from a free kick against Old Dominion on Oct. 08...Scored two goals against UAB on Oct. 18...Had 31 total shots, with 12 on target.
2013 (Sophomore): Games Played/Started: 19/18 ... Tied for the team lead in goals with three and shots with 38 ... Netted a goal on a free kick with Marshall trailing Wright State (Sept. 6) by one goal with 48.6 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime ... Scored the lone Herd goal against Cleveland State (Sept. 6) on a cross from Juan Ortiz ... Headed home a cross in the 88th minute against Bowling Green (Sept. 27) to help the Herd collect a 1-1 draw to prove that he has a flair for the dramatics.
2012 (Freshman): Games Played/Started: 17/10 ... Was named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team, along with having received the C-USA Spirit of Service Award ...Earned a C-USA Commissioner's Medal for accumulating a GPA above 3.75 ... Scored game-winning goals against Radford (Sept. 16) and Memphis (Sept. 26), both being overtime golden-goals.
Prior to Marshall: Prior to entering his senior season, Jack had scored 59 goals and tallied 31 assists in three years as a starter for Vestavia Hills High School... Was All-State in 2011 and was named Birmingham News South Player of the Year... Played club ball for the Vestavia Steamers '94 and served as team captain.
Personal: Son of Mark and Jill Hopkins ... Majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry.