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James Hopper

6'1''
Height
Graduate Student
Class
Montgomery, N.J.
Hometown
Montgomery High
High School
Case Western Reserve (NCAA III)
Previous School
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James Hopper - Men's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers

2022 & 2023 NCAA III Doubles Champion
2023 NCAA III Team National Champion
2023 ITA NCAA III National Senior of the Year
Four-Time ITA DIVISION III All-American in Singles
Four-Time ITA DIVISON III All-American in Doubles
2020 ITA National Rookie of the Year

2023-24
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  • Named the ACC Player of the Week (1/16) after going 2-0 at No. 1 doubles and 2-0 in singles in the season-opening doubleheader against Liberty and JMU
  • Logged a 6-0, 6-0 win against Esteve Agusti of JMU on Court 3 (1/13)
  • Named the ACC Doubles Team of the Week (with Iñaki Montes) after going 2-0 including topping the No. 11 team of Dominko and Malkowski of Notre Dame
  • Moved up to a No. 11 doubles ITA Doubles ranking (with Iñaki Montes) after wins against Louisville and Notre Dame (3/19)
  • Advanced to the doubles semifinals at the ITA All-American with Iñaki Montes (10/7)
  • Picked up two top-10 victories in doubles at the ITA All-American, downing No. 2 Sheldon & Baris of Michigan State and No. 10 Zhang & Heller of Duke (10/7)
  • Won his NCAA I debut match against Jayden Templeman of Columbia (9/15)
  • Went 3-0 in singles at the Orange & Blue Classic (9/24)
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals in singles at the ITA Atlantic Regional before being topped by teammate Jeffrey von der Schulenburg (10/15)
  • Ranked No. 31 in the ITA Preseason Doubles Rankings (with Iñaki Montes)

At Case Western Reserve

  • Played four seasons for the Spartans, ending his career as the most decorated player in program history with two NCAA doubles titles and eight All-America honors
  • Helped lead Case Western to the 2023 NCAA III National Championship, the first in the school’s history in any sport
  • Named the 2023 CWRU Bill Sudeck Outstanding Student-Athlete Award winner, the top honor in the athletic’s department
  • 82-19 in singles and 128-13 in doubles in his four seasons

Personal

  • Son of Jonathan and Natalie Hopper
  • Earned his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering in May 2023 from Case Western Reserve University
  • Enrolled in the Education Master’s program