2011-12 (Junior) Competed in 11 of the team's 12 events ... finished third on the squad with a 75.7 scoring average ... led the team in three events, including the Mountain West Championships ... finished in a tie for 24th at the conference tournament ... fired a career-low 68 in the first round of the Cowboy Classic ... tied for 11th at the Service Academy Classic ... placed 12th with a four-under par total of 212 at the Desert Shootout ... second on the team with eight rounds under par ... shot an even-par 216 to claim a tie for 21st place at the Falcon Invitational.
2010-11 (Sophomore) Played in 10 events as a sophomore ... posted a 76.6 scoring average ... best result was a tie for 16th at the Service Academy Classic ... led Air Force at the season-opening Falcon Invitational, tying for 19th place with a score of 219 (+3), including a season-best 70 in the first round ... also competed at the CU-Mark Simpson Invitational, Purple & Red Invitational and Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate.
2009-10 (Freshman) One of just two Falcons to compete in all 13 events during the season ... stroke average of 75.2 was second-best on the team (behind school-record holder Tom Whitney) ... Air Force's second-best finisher in 10 events, including seven of eight during the spring ... shot a season-best 215 (+2) at the Wimberly Intercollegiate in the fall ... best finish of the year came at the Service Academy Golf Classic, tying for sixth place at 222 (+6) ... tied for 11th at the Triumph at Pauma Valley for his best finish of the spring ... finished tied for 26th in his first Mountain West Conference Championship appearance.
High School Lettered three years in golf ... coached by Mark Hopson ... team captain as a senior ... CBI champion in 2007 and 2009 ... CIF semifinal state qualifier ... tied for fifth at 2008 Junior World Championship at Torrey Pines ... also lettered in football for four years and baseball for one year ... in football, was named special teams player of the year in 2009 ... advanced to CIF semifinals in 2007 and quarterfinals in 2008 ... two-time CBL champions ... named Redlands East Valley Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... member of Honor Court.
Personal Member of cadet squadron 13 ... son of Rod and Monica Hoops ... after graduation, would like to fly C-17s ... his uncle, Steve Kovensky, played baseball at Florida State, while his cousin, Janna Kovensky, played softball for San Diego State ... worked the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer ... also completed worked Basic Cadet Training ... active in his squadron as assistant C flight commander ... hobbies include snowboarding and video games ... favorite food is eggs over easy ... favorite book is Lone Survivor ... reality show he would choose to be on the The Bachelor ... favorite movie is Forrest Gump ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career .... favorite course is Torrey Pines ... would most like to play at Augusta National ... favorite pro golfer to watch is Tiger Woods.