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Wilamena Hopkins
Wilamena Hopkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Archer, Fla

High School:
Buchholz

Height:
5-7

Event:
Throws



06/10/2013

15 Members of the and Track and Field Team Earn All-American Honors

A total of 12 men and three women earned All-American honors following the Crimson Tide's showing at the recent NCAA Outdoor Championships

06/08/2013

Alabama 4x100m Relay Earns NCAA Runner-up Finish; UA Men 11th Overall

2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships.

06/07/2013

Track and Field Earns Pair of Fourth Place Finishes on NCAA Championships Day Three

Junior Diondre Batson and senior Alexis Paine finished fourth in the 100m and pole vault, respectively

06/04/2013

Track and Field Set for NCAA Outdoor Championships

A total of 15 Crimson Tide student-athletes will compete in the national championships this week, including a dozen men and a trio of women

05/25/2013

Alabama Track and Field Enjoys Strong Final Day of Qualifying

15 total Crimson Tide athletes qualify for NCAA Outdoor Championships

Career Bests
• Shot put - 54-7 ½
• Weight throw - 51-11 ¼
• Discus - 159-10

Accolades
• SEC Indoor Champion, shot put (2011)
• NCAA Indoor Qualifier, shot put (2011)

Senior
2013 Outdoor Season
Finished 10th at the SEC Outoor Championships in shot put with a best throw of 50-4 ... recorded a mark of 168-9 in the hammer throw and a mark of 47-8 in the shot put at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... registered a mark of 48-6 ¼ in the shot put at the Spec Towns Invitational ... collected a mark of 50-4 ½ in the shot put at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... placed second with a mark of 48-04 ¾ in the shot put and collected a discus throw of 125-06 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.

2013 Indoor Season
Earned All-SEC honors with a seventh place in the shot put via a mark of 50-11 ½ at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... placed second with a throw of 51-7 ¼ in the shot put at the Mark Colligan Memorial ... finished fifth in the shot put at the Indiana Relays with a throw of 48-3 ¼ ... recorded a throw of 48-10 ¼ in the shot put to place third at the Auburn Invitational.

Junior
2012 Indoor Season
Had a 48-10 ¾ mark in shot put to finish eighth at the New Balance Invitational ... was the runner-up in the shot put at Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a seasonal best of 50-1 ¼ ... finished fifth in the event at the Auburn Invitational.

Sophomore
2011 Outdoor Season
Finished sixth at the SEC Championships in the shot put with a throw of 50-5 ½ ... her seasonal best of 52-1 ¼ set at the Spec Towns Invitational ranked 33rd in the nation ... was 13th in the discus at the SEC Championships with a toss of 130-10 ... had a seasonal best of 146-6 in the discus at the Alabama Relays ... qualified for the NCAA East Regional where she finished 19th in the shot put at 50-3 ½.

2011 Indoor Season
Won 2011 SEC Indoor Championship in the shot put with a personal best throw of 54-7½, the second best throw in Alabama history and the 16th best throw in the country in 2011 ... placed 21st at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the shot put with a throw of 49-4½ ... finished second in shot put at the adidas Classic and third at the Kentucky Invitational shot put ... also competed three times in the weight throw and posted a personal best of 51-11 ¼ at the Kentucky Invitational.

Freshman
2010 Outdoor Season
Finished 11th in the discus (149-2) and fourth in the shot put (51-3) at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... qualified for the NCAA Championships in the shot put where she finished 22nd (50-6).

2010 Indoor Season
Finished fourth in the shot put at the SEC Indoor Championships with a throw of 51-11 ¼ ... recorded a personal-best at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier in the shot put with a throw of 52-0 for a fifth place finish ... finished first in the shot put (51-3 ½) and third in the discus (149-0) at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational ... recorded a personal best in the discus at the Florida Relays (159-10) where she finished tied for fourth.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Ron Norris at Bucholz High School in Tampa, Fla. ... helped lead her team to district and regional championships from 2005-08 ... won district and regional individual titles from 2005-08 ... placed second in the shot put at the 2007 Florida state championships and was second in the shot put and discus in 2008 ... named the 2007 and 2008 Florida Track Athlete of the Year ... set the school record in her event on three occasions ... also played basketball ... daughter of Sylvia Hunt ... born October 21, 1990.

     
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