Meet the Pioneers...

#20 - Aaron Hopson
Position: Infielder
Bats/Throws R/R
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
City, State: Rockford, IL
High School: Boylan Catholic HS

2011: Statistics

2010: Named honorable mention all-WIAC...played in 41 games, starting 40...led the team with 11 home runs and 15 multi-RBI games...shared the team lead with 13 doubles...second on the team with 16 multi-hit games, 44 runs and 43 RBI...went a career-best 6 for 6, including a school record 3 doubles with four RBI and three runs scored against Utica (Mar. 17)...went 5 for 7 with three RBI and two runs scored against Loras (Game 1, Apr. 1)..walked four times by UW-Stout pitchers (Game 2, Apr. 24)...went 3 for 5 with two runs and two RBI against UW-Whitewater (Game 2, Apr. 14)...scored three runs or more in four contests...had three hits in four games.

Prior to UW-Plattevlle:
Spent his first two years at Augustana...had 29 RBI in 113 at bats in 2009...started in 33 games, hit .341 including 37 RBI as a freshman...second on the team with seven roundtrippers, including 37 RBI...earned first team all-conference recognition as a senior at Boylan Catholic High School...a two-year letterwinner and led team to a berth in the state tourney.

Personal: Son of James and Irene Hopson...a mechanical engineering major.