1 - Derek Hooper
Derek Hooper
Height: 5-10
Weight: 170
Year: So.
Hometown: Sharpsburg, GA
College: LaGrange College
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: R/R

Previous School – Played freshman season at LaGrange College under head coach Kevin Howard…played in 41 games, starting in 40 for the Vikings…in 150 at-bats, hit .340 with 51 hits, eight doubles, two homeruns,  and 27 RBIs…had an on-base percentage of .437 while tallying 67 total bases and going 20 for 23 in stolen bases…named to GSAC All-Freshman team.

High School – Played baseball for head coach Greg Hamilton at Northgate High School...named Most Valuable Player during the 2009 season...awarded Georgia High School Association 4-AAAA Player of the Year and County Player of the Year in 2009.

Personal – Born on June 1, 1991, in Atlanta, Ga...son of Steve and Karen Hooper...has one sister, Amanda...majoring in Business Management.