USF's Hopkins Earns MVP at Big East Indoors

USF's Hopkins Earns MVP at Big East Indoors

Bulls wide receiver and track star Derrick Hopkins was named Most Outstanding Male Track Performer at the 2011 Big East Indoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend. Hopkins won individual titles in the 60 meters and 200 meters and became the first Bull to earn the MVP honor.

Derrick Hopkins the Bulls wide receiver and track star was named Most Outstanding Male Track Performer at the 2011 Big East Indoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend. Hopkins won individual titles in the 60 meters and 200 meters and became the first Bull to earn the MVP honor.

The USF receiver and sprinter won the 60-meter dash with a personal-best time of 6.77. At last year's championships, Hopkins came in fourth with a time of 6.80. In the 200 meter dash, Derrick posted a 21.30, beating his personal-best time of 21.95 he set earlier this season at the Jayhawk Invitational. Hopkins became the first Bulls to win both the 60 and 200 meter races at the Big East championships since joining the conference.

Hopkins teammate, USF defensive back sophomore Kayvon Webster also placed in the 60 meter, taking fifth place with a time of 6.91.

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