Andre  Lipcius

13Andre Lipcius

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Williamsburg, Va.

High School:
Lafayette HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
INF

2017 - FRESHMAN

  • Hit 3-for-4 in UT's final game of the 2017 Tony Gwynn Classic vs. UC Irvine, helping the Vols to a 10-9 final (Feb. 25).
  • Went 4-for-5 with two runs scored, two RBI and three doubles in UT's series finale at Memphis (Feb. 19), becoming the first Volunteer to knock three doubles in a single game since Matt Duffy did so vs. Georgia on May 8, 2010.
  • Andre and his brother, Luc Lipcius, became the first-known set of twins to start for the Volunteers in school history.
  • Made Tennessee's Opening Day lineup against the Memphis Tigers, starting at first base and going 1-for-4 with one RBI in his collegiate debut. He was one of four true freshmen to start on Opening Day.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Four-year letterman and team captain from Lafayette High School in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Ranked as the No. 3 shortstop and No. 19 overall player in the state of Virginia by Perfect Game
  • Hit .462 with four home runs, 21 RBI and a 6-2 record on the mound during his senior season at Lafayette
  • Earned Underclass High Honorable Mentions accolades in 2015 after helping his school to a 3A State Championship title, hitting .390 on the year and pitching a complete game to seal the state championship win for his Rams
  • Ranked as a Top 100 shortstop in the nation by Perfect Game entering his senior season in 2016
  • In 2014, he was also selected as Most Valuable Player of the WWBA Underclass World Championship after scoring the winning run to give his Richmond Braves a walk-off victory over the Virginia Cardinals

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Andre Martinas Lipcius
  • Born on May 22, 1998
  • Son of Rochelle and Romuald Lipcius
  • Twin brother, Luc, also plays for Tennessee
  • Four-year honor roll & National Honor Society student at Lafayette High School (Virginia)
  • Majoring in Nuclear Engineering
  • Recipient of the Catherine & Paul Mountcastle Scholarship Fund
  • Recipient of the Donald R. Carson Volunteer Family Scholarship
 

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