Jon  Lipinski

28Jon Lipinski


Coral Springs, Fla.

Last College:
Palm Beach State

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210


2017 - SENIOR

  • Credited with the win in UT's 11th-inning walkoff win over Norfolk State, tossing 2.0 scoreless innings while allowing just one hit for the Spartans (March 5).
  • Picked up his first save of the year on March 4 vs. Norfolk State, allowing just one hit over 1.0 inning of work to secure a 5-2 win.
  • Earned his first win of the season in relief at San Diego State, helping Tennessee take an 8-4 win in the 2017 Tony Gwynn Classic (Feb. 24).
  • Made his first appearance of the 2017 season in the series finale at Memphis, shutting down the Tigers over 1.0 inning to preserve a 10-0 shutout victory for UT (Feb. 19).

2016 - JUNIOR

  • Made 21 relief appearances for the Vols in 2016, going 3-1 with three saves, a 5.40 ERA and 26 strikeouts through 30.0 innings of work.
  • Pitched 1.0 hitless inning and fanned one batter versus LSU on May 14.
  • Tossed two hitless, scoreless innings of relief, earning his third win of the season over instate opponent Belmont (May 10)
  • Picked up the win in the SEC opener vs. Ole Miss, throwing 2.2 innings and giving up just one run on three hits (March 18).
  • Threw a career-long 3.0 innings in relief in Game Two of a doubleheader vs. UC Irvine, striking out three batters while allowing just one hit.
  • Recorded his third-straight save in his third appearance for UT, helping shut down #16 East Carolina and secure a 5-2 win in the Keith LeClair Classic (March 5).
  • Earned his second save of the season in Tennessee's 6-3 victory over Central Michigan, striking out two batters in 1.1 innings pitched (Feb. 27).
  • Picked up the save in his Tennessee debut vs. Memphis on Feb. 21, holding the Tigers hitless over 1.1 innings.


  • Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth, Fla.
  • As a sophomore, he went 6-0 with three saves as a reliever while striking out 45 batters in 43 innings of work. He also posted an ERA of 1.88.


  • Four-year letterwinner from Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
  • Logged a record of 23-6 on the mound over his final three varsity seasons.


  • Born Jan. 25, 1994
  • Son of Dan Lipinski and Holly Lipinski
  • Plans to major in Communication Studies
  • Recipient of the Jerry L. Hatmaker Athletic Scholarship Endowment


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