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Dan Hopkins
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Dan Hopkins 1795370
Position: Outfielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kings Park, N.Y.
High School: St. Dominic

2016: Appeared in 36 games with six starts during his junior season…Totaled four runs and two RBI on the year…Drove in a run and scored another in the MAAC Championship game against Siena (5/28)…Would come into the game late as a defensive replacement and made a nice running catch in the midst of 25mph winds at Monmouth (5/15).

2015: Continued his power surge as the team's right handed power bat, slugging three home runs which was tied for second on the team…Also was second on the team with a .430 slugging percentage, the most among right handers…Started 23 of the 33 games he appeared in, hitting .241…Had six RBI in a two game stretch at Canisius (3/30) and at Hofstra (3/31)…Had the best game of the season in the road loss to the Griffs with a triple and a homer, it was his only triple of the year…Had a career-high three hits against Sacred Heart (4/28)…Finished the season hitting .326 in his final 15 games.

2014: MAAC Rookie of the Week (4/8) … Appeared in 35 games, starting 14 contests … Collected 12 hits, including three homers, a double, and a triple … Scored 14 runs … Went 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI  in the series opener at Siena … and Drove in two runs in series final at Niagara … Named the MAAC Rookie of the Week on April 8 after hitting .444 with four RBIs in four games …  Hit by a pitch as a pinch hitter in win against Canisius and later scored the game-tying run … Drove in the go-ahead run in win against Northeastern … Homered at St. Peter’s … Had a pinch-hit homer at Delaware … Hit first collegiate homer at Richmond … Made collegiate debut at Richmond, scoring a run.

High School: Earned four varsity letters as a centerfielder at St. Dominic ... Hit .472 with more than 25 runs scored, 15 RBI, and 15 stolen bases as a senior captain ... Named the 2013 CHSAA Player of the Year as well as to the Nassau County All-Star Team, All-Long Island Second Team, and All-CHSAA ... Also lettered in football and track ... Member of the Spanish and Science Honor Societies.

Personal: Son of Mike and Diane Hopkins ... Has two siblings ... Major is business.

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