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Drew Tipton
Player Profile:
Drew Tipton 2370642
Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Bryant, Ark.
High School: Bryant HS
Experience: 2 Letters

JUNIOR SEASON (2019): Started in all of the squads 55 games (all in centerfield) ... hit .276 on the year with 60 hits, including nine doubles, two triples and a home run ... He drove in 30 runners as he saw 76 total bases ... he registered a .419 on base percentage, 350 slugging percentage and a .992 fielding percentage as he only had one error on the year ... he scored a team-high 47 times on the year as he walked 37 ... Tipton stole a career-high 27 bases as he made 28 attempts ... Drove in a season-high five runners against Appalachian State (May 04), where he also earned a double, a triple and saw home plate three times.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018): Played in 46 games with 44 starts, all in centerfield ... hit .265 on the year with 44 hits, including 15 doubles and a home run ... the 15 doubles were the second most on the team ... scored the third most runs on the team with 32 ... drove in 13 runs and had 62 total bases ... posted a .364 on-base percentage with 20 walks and seven hit-by-pitches ... second on the team with eight steals in nine attempts ... posted a .982 fielding percentage ... hit two doubles in two different contests (versus Troy April 21 and at Little Rock May 19) ... registered a career-best seven total bases at UTA April 15 ... scored a career-high three runs against UCA April 25 ... swatted a walk-off single against SIU March 13 ... had a season-high three hits in three different contests (at Missouri State March 10, versus Southern Illinois March 13, and at UT Arlington April 15) ... season-best two RBI against SIU March 13 ... posted 10 multiple-hit games ... recorded a 16-game hit streak during the season, tied for 13th longest in school history.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2017): Played in 51 games with 46 starts (all but one in left field) ... hit .261 with seven doubles, one triple, and four homers ... drove in 21 runs and posted an on-base percentage of .368 and slugging percentage of .399 ... walked 16 times and hit by a pitch on 11 different occasions ... scored 34 runs, had four sacrifice bunts, and was successful on seven of eight attempts stealing bases ... made two errors and tallied a .978 fielding percentage ... posted eight multiple-hit games and four multiple-RBI games with a season-high five RBI effort May 25 versus Georgia State in the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament ... hit the team's only grand slam of the season in the May 25 game versus the Panthers ... recorded season-high three hits three separate times (April 1 at Texas State, May 5 vs. UTA, and May 19 versus Little Rock) ... had six total bases in the May 25 game versus Georgia State and also at Texas State April 1 for season best ... scored season-high two runs in 10 games ... stole two bases at Northwestern State Feb. 24 ... put away season-high six putouts May 18 versus Little Rock ... ended season on a seven-game hit streak.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016): Redshirted during true freshman season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Bryant High School in Bryant, Ark. and was a member of the 2012 and 2014 Hornets' 7A state championship teams ... 2015 First-Team Louisville Slugger All-American and 2014 Second-Team Louisville Slugger All-American ... All-Conference as a junior and senior ... selected to play in the 2015 Arkansas Activities Association All-Star game ... participated in the Xtra Innings Classic ... hit .384 as a junior with 26 RBIs and 16 steals to go along with 30 runs scored ... also played football at BHS ... member of National Honor Society. 

PERSONAL: Son of Chris and Heather Tipton and Paula and Cris Thompson ... born February 11, 1997 ... undecided on a major ... enjoys playing video games in his spare time.

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