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Michael Hoppes
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Michael Hoppes 875501
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 171
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.
High School: Scottsbluff
Other College: Iowa Western CC

Honors & Awards
• One Letter (2013)
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, Spring 2013)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)

2013Michael Hoppes (pronounced Hop-us) made 10 appearances, all in relief, during his first season at Nebraska  Threw a perfect inning with one strikeout in the second game of a double header with No. 24 Oklahoma State at the TD Ameritrade Classic on April 27  Came in against Northern Colorado on March 6 and delivered 1.0 inning of shutout work, striking out one Bear  Earned his first career win against New Mexico on March 2  Got the final out in the top of the sixth against the Lobos with the Huskers trailing 5-0, NU then rallied in the bottom of the sixth with seven runs and went on to win 8-5  Made his Husker debut at No. 22 Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 16  Was tagged with the loss, giving up three runs on five hits over 1.2 innings.

Before Nebraska: A native of Scottsbluff, Neb., Hoppus joined the Huskers with three seasons of eligibility after playing one season at Iowa Western CC • Missed the 2012 season after having Tommy John surgery in December of 2011 Saw action in 12 games as a freshman for the Reivers Posted a 5-3 record in 32.1 innings of works, while fanning 31 batters Helped the Reivers win Region XI and the Northern District, as well as a third-place finish at the NJCAA World Series Was a Rawlings/Perfect Game USA Central Region honorable mention pick in 2010 Played America Legion baseball for the Westco Zephyrs under coach Mike Moran Posted a career ERA of 3.88 for the Zephyrs with 90 strikeouts in 50.0 innings of work Placed 14th in Class B at the 2010 state golf tournament to help Scottsbluff win the team title Chose Nebraska over Creighton, Western Kentucky and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Born on Oct. 9, 1991 in Scottsbluff, Neb. • Parents are Brett and Lori Hoppes • Has one sister, Emily • Major is fisheries and wildlife.

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