Kristen Hoppman
Kristen  Hoppman


Sun Prairie, Wis.

High School:
Sun Prairie



Meet The Boilers: Sophomore Kristen Hoppman

Infielder loves cheesecake, the Green Bay Packers and drawing.


Quick Hits with Kristen Hoppman

A Q&A with the freshman shortstop.


Purdue vs Ball State

Purdue vs Ball State

2015: Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in 56 games, starting 53, 44 in right field, seven in center field, one in left field and three at catcher ... batted .293 with 17 runs, 13 RBI, nine doubles and two triples ... reached base in 38 of 56 games, including an eight-game stretch from Feb. 6 to Feb. 14 ... accounted for one game-winning run and one game-tying effort ... posted multiple hits in 10 games, including three perfect days at the plate and a 3-for-3 effort vs. Long Island ... drew 12 walks and was hit by a pitch three times ... laid down seven sacrifice bunts, ranking tied for fourth among Big Ten players ... stole four bases ... in Big Ten play, posted a .259 average with four runs, four RBI, two doubles and a triple ... stole four bases, drew three walks and was hit by a pitch twice ... laid down two sacrifice bunts, ranking tied for ninth in league play ... defensively, made good on all 81 chances for a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage ... threw out two of seven potential base stealers while behind the plate.

2014: Saw action in 47 games, starting 40 - 36 at shortstop, three at third base and one as the designated player ... batting .206 with 14 hits, including four for extra bases ... first collegiate hit was a single against #13 Louisiana-Lafayette ... first collegiate home run came against Illinois ... scored 10 runs, including the game-winner against Michigan State and two game-tying scores ... drove in five RBI, including the game-winner against Houston ... put together a five-game hit streak from Feb. 23-28 ... recorded three multi-hit efforts and three perfect days at the plate.

High School: A two-time all-state selection, earning second team honors as a junior and first team honors as a senior ... the 2013 Big 8 Conference Player of the Year, while also earning all-district honors after hitting .427 with 48 RBI and eight home runs as a senior ... named to Wisconsin Fastpitch All-Star Senior Team after leading team to conference, regional and sectional championships ... a four-time Big 8 all-conference honoree, garnering first team honors at pitcher her last years following a first team selection at utility as a freshman ... led team to regional title all four years ... hit .548 with 40 RBI and eight homers as a junior en route to Wisconsin State Journal Athlete of the Year honors ... led team to a runner-up finish at state as a junior ... batted a team-best .488 with 38 RBI and nine home runs, while garnering team MVP honors her sophomore year ... led team with .462 batting average to go with 32 RBI and three home runs en route to team MVP honors as a rookie ... also played volleyball on the freshman team and on the varsity team as a sophomore ... a four-year honor roll member ... played travel ball for the Wisconsin Firebirds, which won the state championship in 2011 and 20123 and finished ninth at the USA/ASA Tournament in 2013 and 14th in 2012.

Personal: Full name is Kristen Elizabeth Hoppman ... born Jan. 15, 1995 ... parents are Jeff and Carrie Hoppman ... has one brother, John ... plans to major in movement and sports science.


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