Tino Lipson
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
El Cerrito, Calif.

High School:
El Cerrito HS '10

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Position:
IF

B/T:
L/R

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.

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.

CAREER STATISTICS:

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB HBP SO OBP SB
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
Career .323 92-77 325 49 105 6 4 0 35 23 6 24 .375 13-20

SINGLE-GAME SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS:

Statistic 2013 Career
At-Bats 6 at Pacific, 5/12/13 Same
Runs 3, 2x - Last at Saint Mary's, 5/14/13 Same
Hits 4, 2x - Last at Saint Mary's, 5/14/13 Same
RBIs 2, 3x - Last at Saint Mary's, 5/14/13 3 vs. Utah, 2/19/12
2B 1, 2x - Last vs. Cal State Fullerton 2 vs. Pacific, 4/14/12
3B 1, 2x - Last at LBSU, 4/14/13 Same
HR None Same
Walks 2 vs. CSUB, 3/10/13 Same
SB 2 vs. Santa Clara, 4/30/13 Same