GETTING TO KNOW Kendall Hooper


Hooper is a junior, and NSCA All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year on the Golden Eagle Softball team.

In 2012 (Sophomore): Kendall played in 44 games and started in 38 for the Golden Eagles... had 30 hits and 17 runs including two homeruns at 100 at bats landing her the second highest batting average for the team with a .300 and the highest slugging percentage with a .410... had 41 total bases including three stolen bases with an attempted three... had three doubles, one triple, and nine RBIs... contributed to 15 assists and 153 putouts... awarded with All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (April 29).  

In 2011 (Freshman): Kendall appeared in 20 games for the Golden Eagles and was utilized mainly as a pinch runner/hitter in her freshman campaign...recorded a pinch-hit RBI against Eastern Illinois (4/2) and drew a bases-loaded pinch-hit walk against Western Kentucky (4/14) to bring in another run...named to the OVC Commissioner's and TTU Athletic Director's Honor Rolls.

(High School): A versatile player under head coach Brent Dorris, Kendall played several positions during her four seasons at Donelson Christian Academy including catcher, pitcher and shortstop…earned five letters in softball to go along with four in volleyball and basketball…in 2009 she owned a .547 batting average and was named all-district.

(Personal): Kendall is the daughter of James and Brenda Hooper…full name Kendall Elizabeth Hooper…born on July 6, 1992…majoring in chemistry.

HOW WELL DO THEY KNOW Kendall Hooper...
We asked Kendall 15 questions, then posed the same 15 questions to two of her teammates to see how well they know him:

Kendall Hooper's Answers Kayla Floyd's Answers Chelsea Burgess'Answers
My nickname: Hoop / Hoopie
Hoop Hoop
My middle name: Elizabeth
Elizabeth Elizabeth
My sports hero is: Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan
I can't stop listening to: Slow Jams
Anything R&B Slow Jams
If I could go anywhere, it would be: The Beach!
Exotic Island The Beach
The most overrated athlete is: Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers Tim Tebow
Favorite activity on an off day: Sleep / Eat
My favorite movie: Pitch  Perfect
Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
My favorite food: Stroganoff
Straganoff Hamburger Helper Stroganoff
My favorite pro sports team: Titans
Titans Titans

Who do you miss the most: Mama & Daddy

Mom & Dad Parents
Favorite snack food: Twizzlers
Twizzlers Twizzlers
Ever broken any bones: No
No No
Do you prefer Facebook or Twitter: Facebook
Twitter Neither
What is your greatest quality: Sense of Humor
Sense of Humor Sense of Humor

Answers in Bold Face are matches

Kayla Floyd and Chelsea Burgess each scored 13 correct matches!