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Drew Tipton
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Drew Tipton 2370642
Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Bryant, Ark.
High School: Bryant HS
Experience: 1 Letter

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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