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Bekah Hoppis
Bekah Hoppis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
American Christian Academy

Event:
Throws



12/13/2013

Alabama Student-Athletes Slated To Receive Degrees Saturday

There will be 28 graduates on the Crimson Tide's roster when Alabama plays Oklahoma in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2 in New Orleans, including 17 that earned degrees this semester

Career Bests:
• Javelin - 150-11
• Shot Put - 34-0
• Discus - 116-8

Freshman (2009-10)
Did not compete indoors ... recorded a new personal-best at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the javelin with a throw of 150-11 to finish third ... finished fourth in the javelin (141-9) at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational ... recorded a fourth place finish at the Ole Miss Invitational in the javelin (137-4) ... finished 6th in the Alabama Relays with a throw of 136-10 in the javelin ... tied for third at the Mississippi Open in the javelin (135-5).

Prep and Personal
Coached by Charles Tiller and Dan Brenton...helped lead team to the State Championship title in 2007 and '08...was the state champion in the javelin (2005, '06, `08) and the discus (2006, `08)...holds the 1A and 2A state record in the javelin and the 2A record in the discus...was the USATF National Junior Olympic Champion in the javelin as a junior while competing for the club team Hoover Parks and Recreation coached by Mary Birdwell and Walt Bell...placed seventh in the javelin at the Nike Outdoor National Championships...also played basketball, volleyball and softball earning numbers awards...member of the National Honor Society and was Class Treasurer...Parents: Danny and Vickie Hoppis...Sibling: Katie...Birthday: November 9, 1990.

     
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