Haley Hopkins - Soccer - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#7 Haley Hopkins Season 2020-21


Class Senior
Hometown Newport Beach, Calif.
High School Mater Dei

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2020 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List
2019 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List
2020 Third Team All-American
2018 All-America Third Team
2020 All-SEC First Team
2019 All-SEC Second Team
2018 All-SEC First Team
2018 SEC Freshman of the Year
2018 SEC Freshman Team
2018 Top Drawer Freshman First Team
2020 All-Southeast Region First Team
2019 All-Southeast Region First Team
2018 All-Southeast Region First Team
2020 United Soccer Coaches Player Distinction Award
2020 SEC All-Tournament Team
2019 SEC All-Tournament Team
2020 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (10/26/20)
2019 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (9/3/19)
2018 SEC Offensive Player of the Week
2018 SEC Freshman of the Week (Twice)
2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

As a Redshirt Junior (2020-21):

  • Appeared in 15 of 16 games for Vanderbilt while battling through injury throughout the fall season
  • Closed the campaign leading the team in goals with seven and points with 15
  • Earned First Team All-SEC honors for the second time in three seasons while being named to the SEC All-Tournament Team for the second-straight time
  • Was also tabbed to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List for the second year in a row
  • Finished with three game-winning goals against Kentucky (9/20/20), No. 15 Georgia (10/25/20) and No. 8 Texas A&M (11/19/20) to extend her program record to 14 over the course of three seasons
  • Started hot with brace in the season-opening comeback victory over Kentucky (9/20/20), including the game-winning goal in the 78th minute.
  • Also scored a pair of goals in Vanderbilt’s SEC Tournament Semifinal win over No. 8 Texas A&M (11/19/20)
  • Netted the game-winner against No. 15 Georgia (10/25/20) in the 88th minute
    Scored a big insurance goal in the spring season opener against Kennesaw State (3/11/21)
  • Also started Vanderbilt’s comeback attempt against No. 17 Memphis (3/28/21) with the Commodores’ first goal in the 77th minute while going on to assist on the tying goal in the 88th minute.

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2019):

  • Started all 21 games for Vanderbilt
  • Lead the Commodores in scoring with 13 goals and also added four assists
  • Led the team and the SEC with six game-winning goals, which is also a Vanderbilt record
  • Named to the All-SEC second team and All-SEC Tournament team

As a Redshirt Freshman (2018):

  • Hopkins finished the seasons with one of the most successful freshman seasons in Commodore history
  • She ranked second in Commodore history in goals (14) and points (35) for a freshman in Commodore history
  • She led the team in goals, points, game-winners (5) and tied for the lead in assists (7)
  • She was the team’s lone All-American as she was named to the Third Team
  • She was the SEC Freshman of the Year and was named to the SEC First Team and All Freshman Team
  • Hopkins was also named to the All Southeast Region First Team

Freshman (2017): 

  • Played in one game for the Commodores as a freshman


  • Major is Medicine, Health and Society
  • Began playing soccer at the age of four
  • played club for Walid and Ziad Khoury at Slammers FC ENCL
  • Father, David, played baseball for Virginia and in the Texas Rangers organization