Tino  Lipson
RS Senior

El Cerrito, Calif.

High School:
El Cerrito HS '10

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170



2014: Appeared in 40 games, making 39 starts at shortstop... Hit .240 with 16 runs scored, four doubles, a triple, and nine RBI... Tied for second on the team with six stolen bases (in nine attempts)... Ranked fifth on the team with 11 multi-hit games, including a quartet of three-hit games against Portland (Feb. 23), UC Riverside (April 17), Nevada (May 6), and Gonzaga (May 10)... Drove in a season-high two runs at Cal State Northridge on May 3 and scored two runs in a game twice against the Highlanders and Kansas State (Feb. 22)... Finished with a season-best four-game hitting streak from May 6-11, batting .600 (9-for-15) during that span...Reached base safely in 13 consecutive games from Apr. 19-May 13... Named to the Big West Conference spring All-Academic Team.

2013: A SECOND TEAM ALL-BIG WEST SELECTION...JEWISH SPORTS REVIEW FIRST TEAM ALL-AMERICAN...NAMED TO THE CAPE COD LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME DURING THE SUMMER...Earned all-league honors as an outfielder after hitting.339, which ranked No. 7 in the Big West, with 31 runs, two doubles, three triples and 18 RBIs...Was the 20th most difficult player to strikeout in the nation, whiffing just once every 16.5 at-bats...Ended the season strong on a 12-game hitting streak...Shuffled between second base, shortstop and designated hitter early in the season before moving to the outfield against UC Riverside on April 20...Over the next 20 games, he boosted his batting average from .277 that day against UC Riverside to .339 to end the year...Had a hit in all but two games over that 20-game stretch...Went 4-for-5 with two RBIs at Pacific on May 11 and went 4-for-5 again two games later, at Saint Mary's on May 14, with two RBIs and three runs scored...Scored at least one run (14 total) in 11 of the first 16 games to start the season...Stole a team-high 10 bases on 13 attempts.

2012: Started 38-of-41 games, splitting time between shortstop and second base in his debut season... Finished as team's second-best hitter with a .306 batting average and a .344 slugging percentage... Drove in 17 RBI, including three against Utah on Feb. 19... Went 2-for-4 in collegiate debut against Utah on Feb. 17... Went 3-for-5 and scored twice at Hawai'i on Mar. 29, then scored a season-high three runs against Pacific on Apr. 14... Turned a triple play in the third inning of a 9-8 extra-inning victory over Utah on Feb. 20... Recorded an eight-game hitting streak during final weeks of the season, beginning on Apr. 28 at UC Santa Barbara... Went 15-for-35 (.428) with four runs and two RBI during the stretch.

2011: Redshirted the season.

EL CERRITO HS '10: Earned back-to-back Alameda Contra Costa County Athletic League's Most Valuable Player selections in 2009 and 2010... Also selected to ACCAL first team both years... Recorded .450 batting average to go with seven doubles, four triples and a home run as a junior in 2009.... Followed that with a .404 average and five triples and three home runs during his senior campaign, leading El Cerrito HS to the North Coast Section championship game... Four-year honor roll selection... Advanced to Connie Mack World Series with Danville Hoots club team after winning the Connie Mack West Region championship in 2009

PERSONAL: Parents are Stefan Lipson and Jane Breyer and has one younger sister, Madeline... Majoring in exercise biology... Lists Robinson Cano as his sports hero.


2012 .306 41-38 160 18 49 4 1 0 17 9 2 14 .347 3-7
2013 .339 51-39 165 31 56 2 3 0 18 14 4 10 .402 10-13
2014 .240 40-39 146 16 35 4 1 0 9 14 4 10 .319 6-9
Career .297 132-116 471 65 140 10 5 0 44 37 10 34 .358 19-29