#12 Westy Hopkins
Had a very solid career with the Fighting Irish … played in 64 games, including 28 starts … tallied 50 goals and 10 assists … 46 ground balls … four monograms.
AS A SENIOR (2014): Played in all 18 games, including five starts … scored eight goals … five ground balls … started the first four games of the season in the Irish attack … netted Notre Dame’s sixth goal in the 8-7 setback to Penn State … put the Irish on the board in the 10-7 loss to Denver … deposited a goal in the 15-5 win over Robert Morris … started a three-game goal streak when he put home Notre Dame’s first goal in the 6-5 win over Maryland in the semifinals of the ACC Championship … started the title game of the ACC Championship and scored a goal in the 15-14 triumph over Syracuse … tallied a goal in the 18-17 victory over Army … netted a season-high two goals in the 14-13 overtime win over Albany in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … both goals against the Great Danes came during Notre Dame’s dramatic fourth-quarter rally … earned his fourth monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2013): Played in all 16 games and made one start … tallied nine points on six goals and three assists … five ground balls … picked up a season-high two ground balls in the 13-5 season-opening win at Duke … notched a goal and an assist in the 10-9 overtime win at Penn State … began a four-game goal streak with a goal in a 13-8 win at Providence … also assisted on a score against the Friars … had a goal and an assist in the following game, a 10-8 victory over Georgetown … deposited a goal in a 13-9 besting of Villanova … scored a goal in a 10-4 setback to Syracuse at the Big City Classic … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned his third monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Posted a solid campaign for the Irish … started all 16 games in the Irish attack and ranked third on the team in goals (18) and points (25) … had seven assists … the point and assist totals were career-best marks, while the goal figure matched the output from his freshman season … had three multiple-goal games, including two hat tricks … had at least one point in all but one game (Rutgers) … picked up a career-best 25 grounds balls … tallied a goal and an assist in the 7-3 season-opening victory over Duke … assisted on a score in a 4-3 overtime setback to Penn State … scored a goal in three straight Irish victories over Drexel (6-5), Hofstra (6-5 in OT) and Denver (10-9 in 3OT) … also had a career-high two assists versus the Pioneers … picked up a career-high five ground balls in the win at Hofstra … notched an assist in an 8-7 win at Ohio State … started a career-best nine-game goal streak with a tally in a 13-6 win over St. John’s at the Big City Classic … posted a career-high four points on three goals and one assist in a 9-1 besting of Providence … scored one goal in consecutive wins over Georgetown (9-7), Villanova (10-7) and Syracuse (8-6) … also had an assist versus the Orange … matched a career-high total with three goals in an 8-7 setback to St. John’s in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship … scored first-quarter goals in NCAA Championship victories over Yale (13-7) in the first round and Virginia (12-10) in the quarterfinals … tallied a team-best two goals in a 7-5 defeat to Loyola in the semifinals of the NCAA Championship … earned his second monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Had a good rookie season with the Fighting Irish … played in all 14 games, including six starts … his 18 goals were tied for the team lead … had six multiple-goal games … scored at least one goal in the first five games of the season … picked up 11 ground balls … netted two goals in his collegiate debut, a 12-7 season-opening win over Duke … had one goal in a 6-2 victory at Penn State … two tallies in an 11-7 besting of Drexel … one goal in back-to-back wins over Denver (10-9) and Ohio State (8-7) … notched first career hat trick in a 12-8 win over Villanova … first career start came against St. John’s, a 10-7 Irish victory … scored a goal in an 11-8 setback at Syracuse … deposited two goals in a 9-8 overtime setback at North Carolina … found the back of the net twice in a 13-6 win over Penn in the first round of the NCAA Championship … led the Irish with three goals in a 7-5 loss to Duke in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Did a post-graduate year at The Lawrenceville School … ranked as the fourth-best post-graduate player in the country by Inside Lacrosse … tallied 35 goals and 22 assists for a team-best 57 points in 20 games at Lawrenceville … received the 2010 Marshall H. Chambers Lacrosse Trophy (team MVP) at Lawrenceville … team was the 2010 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association champions … also lettered in basketball at Lawrenceville … 2010 Trenton Times All-Prep Player of the Year … team captain at Lawrenceville … earned five varsity letters in lacrosse at La Salle College High School … combined for 87 goals, 56 assists in 58 games during his junior and senior seasons at La Salle … 2008-09 first-team All-Catholic League … 2009 Academic All-American … La Salle won the state title in 2008 and 2009 … the 2008 squad was ranked No. 1 nationally according to Lacrosse Magazine … 2009 team was ranked eighth in the country according to Inside Lacrosse … was member of Notre Dame’s Rosenthal Leadership Academy … son of Doug Hopkins and Joy Sill-Hopkins … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2014 with a degree in finance … finished with a 3.722 cumulative GPA.