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Mandy Hopper
Mandy Hopper

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Providence Day

Height:
5-2

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
07/29/1982

Experience:
4L


AS A SENIOR (2003-04)
OUTDOOR:
Tulane's top 5,000-meter runner, competing in three meets. Posted a career-best time of 19:07.37 at the UNO Invitational (3/13). INDOOR: Did not compete in any meets. CROSS COUNTRY: Scored in all six of the meets in which she competed. Posted a career-best 5K time of 19:46.51 at the Ragin' Cajun Invitational (9/20). Had three sub-20 minute five-kilometer efforts.

AS A JUNIOR (2002-03)
OUTDOOR:
Tulane's top long-distance runner. Recorded a time of 40:43.27 in the 10,000-meter run at the C-USA Championships (5/16). Also notched the Wave's top 3,000-meter time of 11:26.85 at the UNO Invitational (3/15). INDOOR: Did not compete in any meets. CROSS COUNTRY: Scored in all seven meets for the Green Wave and was Tulane's second finisher in three of those. Registered a 12th place finish in the five-kilometer Ragin' Cajun Invitational with a time of 20:52.

AS A FRESHMAN & SOPHOMORE
Attended Tulane, but was not a member of the track and field team.

PREP
A 2000 graduate of Providence Day School. Helped her cross country team to a pair of state championships (1997, 1998) and three conference championships. Placed fourth in the state cross country championship as a senior. Took third place in the conference and state meets in 1997.

PERSONAL
Born July 29, 1982 in Charlotte, N.C. The daughter of Susan and Henry Hopper. An honor student who is a double major in psychology and sociology at Tulane. Volunteers as a tutor in New Orleans public schools. Selected to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll in 2002-03 and 2003-04.