15  Kurt Lipton
Kurt Lipton
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boca Raton, Fla.

High School:
Pine Crest

Last College:
Vanderbilt

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 230

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

2009: Did not play

2008: Started 46 games, appearing in a total of 47...made 41 starts in the OF...hit for a .313 (55-for-176) batting average...collected 37 RBI and scored 26 runs...laced 18 extra base hits (15 doubles, two triples, one homer)...recorded 18 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games...went 2-for-4 with four RBI and a homer vs. Western Carolina (3/2)...collected back-to-back four-hit efforts...went 4-for-5 vs. Morehead State (4/8)...was 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple and three runs scored vs. Louisville (4/9).

Prior to Marshall: Played two seasons at Vanderbilt...tallied a .289 batting average in 2007...started 10 games and made 21 appearances...registered two doubles and three RBI in 45 at bats for the Commodores...stole two bases in three attempts...committed no errors in the field to record a 1.000 fielding percentage...hit .242 with three doubles, a homer and two RBI in 24 games in 2006...made four starts during the year including two in SEC play...was 4-for-18 (.222) in 12 conference games with two doubles, a homer and five runs scored...hit first career homer as a pinch hitter against LSU (5/14)...was 2-for-5 with a RBI in start against Lipscomb (5/10)...went 1-for-3 with two runs scored in start in second game of doubleheader against Tennessee (5/6)...was 2-for-2 with a double after coming off the bench in second game of doubleheader against Alabama (4/22)...had a hit in only plate appearance against Western Kentucky (4/11)...recorded first career hit against Brown (3/11).

High School: Was the 2004-05 Team MVP at Pinecrest Prep...named the Miami Herald Hitter of the Year...first team all-city selection...first team all-state pick in 2004...led the county in runs in 2005...led the county in runs, homers and stolen bases in 2004...team won the district championship in 2002...five-year starter in baseball...lettered five times in baseball and once in both football and basketball...class vice president in 2003.

Personal: Born Sept. 23, 1987...son of William and Sandra Lipton...has a brother, Winston...currently pursuing a MBA.