Madison  Shipman

44Madison Shipman


Valencia, Calif.

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At Bats: 5 (11x), last vs. Florida, 5/30/13
Runs: 3 (7x), last vs. Miss. State, 4/20/14
Hits: 4 at Florida, 3/15/13
Hit Streak: 20 games*, 2/9/14-3/9/14
RBIs: 6, vs. Tennessee State, 4/2/13
2Bs: 2 (5x), last vs. Campbell, 3/7/14
3Bs: 1 (2x), last vs. Miami (Ohio), 5/19/12
HRs: 2 (7x), last vs. Miss. State, 4/20/14
Walks: 4 vs. Charleston Southern, 5/16/14
Stolen Bases: 2 (6x), last vs. Ole Miss, 5/4/14
*Tied UT single-season record

    • Winner of 2014 Honda Sports Award for softball
    • Senior CLASS Award Winner -- 2014
    • NFCA All-American (1st Team) -- 2013, 2014
    • Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American (2nd Team) -- 2012
    • NFCA All-Southeast Region (1st Team) -- 2013
    • NFCA All-Southeast Region (2nd Team) -- 2014
    • Capital One Academic All-American (1st Team) -- 2014
    • Capital One Academic All-American (2nd Team) -- 2013
    • Capital One Academic All-District III (1st Team) -- 2013, 2014
    • Top 10 - USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year -- 2014
    • Top 25 - USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year -- 2014
    • WCWS All-Tournament Team -- 2013
    • SEC Player of the Year -- 2014
    • First Team All-SEC -- 2012, 2013, 2014
    • Freshman All-SEC -- 2011
    • SEC All-Defensive Team -- 2013, 2014
    • SEC Player of the Week -- (3x) 4/9/12, 3/24/14, 4/14/14
    • Top 50 "Watch List"-USA SB Player of the Year -- 2013, 2014
    • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll -- 2012, 2013, 2014
    • SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll -- 2011
    • Preseason All-SEC -- 2013, 2014
    • No. 2 Overall Pick in the 2014 National Pro Fastpitch Draft; drafted by USSSA Pride
    • 2014 National Pro Fastpitch Rookie of the Year
    • 2014 All-NPF Team

AS A SENIOR (2014)
    • Games Played/Started: 58/58 (all at shortstop)
    • Led team with 22 multi-hit games and 16 multi-RBI games
    • Set career highs as a senior with .417 batting average, 56 runs, 18 homers, 46 walks, .548 on-base percentage, .833 slugging percentage and 1.381 OPS
    • Hit a double in Game 1 of the Norman Super Regional vs. Oklahoma (5/23)
    • Went 2-for-3 with career-best 18th home run of season, two RBIs, two runs vs. Virginia Tech (5/17) in NCAA Regionals
    • Drew career-high four walks in NCAA Regional game vs. Charleston Southern, driving in two runs (5/16)
    • Blasted two homers, one a two-run bomb and the other a solo shot, and scored three runs vs. Mississippi State (4/20)
    • Hit a three-run blast, scored twice and drew two walks vs. Mississippi State (4/19)
    • SEC Player of the Week (4/14)
    • Went yard twice-- one a solo blast and the other a two-run shot-- in a 3-for-4, three-RBI game at No. 21 Texas A&M (4/12)
    • Past her previous single-season home run record with a solo blast-- her 12th home run of the year-- at No. 21 Texas A&M (4/11)
    • Blasted two homers-- the first a three-run bomb and the other a solo shot-- in a 2-for-3, four-RBI game vs. Tennessee Tech (4/8)
    • Crushed a two-run homer, hit an RBI single and scored two runs in a 2-for-3 game at LSU (4/6)
    • SEC Player of the Week (3/24))
    • Set a school-high record with nine assists in the win vs. South Carolina (3/23)
    • Drilled a grand slam over the left field wall in a 2-for-3, five-RBI game vs. South Carolina (3/21); this grand slam marks the fourth of her career, the most of any Lady Vol
    • Went 6-for-10 with two doubles and two RBIs in the first SEC series of the season at Arkansas (3/14 - 3/15)
    • Held a 20-game hit streak over one month (2/9 - 3/9); this matches UT's single-season hitting streak record of 20 consecutive games set by Kristi Durant in 2003
    • Slammed a home run to left center in a 2-for-3 game vs. College of Charleston (3/9)
    • Went 2-for-3 with one double and one stolen base vs. Georgia Southern (3/9)
    • Knocked two doubles in a 2-for-3 game vs. Campbell (3/7)
    • Homered at least once in four straight games (2/23 - 2/27)
    • Blasted a two-run home run in a 2-for-3 game at San Diego State (2/27)
    • Knocked a two-run home run vs. BYU (2/27)
    • Went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, two runs scored and two walks at Cal State Fullerton (2/25)
    • Smacked two solo home runs and had an RBI walk vs. Fresno State (2/23)
    • Knocked an RBI double to left field and scored one run vs. Oregon State (2/22)
    • Went 1-for-2 with two scored runs and three walks vs. No. 11/12 Nebraska (2/22)
    • Blasted a two-run home run in a 2-for-2 game at USF (2/15)
    • Hit 2-for-3 with a double and scored two runs vs. Binghamton (2/14)
    • Went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, one run, one walk and a stolen base vs. Oakland (2/9)
AS A JUNIOR (2013)
    • Games Played/Started: 64/64 (all at shortstop)
    • Posted numerous career highs, hitting .367 (77-for-210) with 11 homers, 20 doubles, 63 RBIs, 52 runs, 23 walks and 16 stolen bases
    • Gave UT the lead in the top of the 11th of Game 1 of the Championship Series vs. Oklahoma, crushing a three-run homer off Keilani Ricketts
    • Had a double and a sacrifice fly in win over Alabama (5/25) in NCAA Super Regional
    • Powered UT past NC State (5/19) in NCAA Regional, going 3-for-4 with one homer, one double, three RBIs and three runs
    • Doubled and had two RBIs in NCAA Regional vs. Longwood (5/17)
    • Drove in two runs in win at Missouri (5/4)
    • Went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs at Ole Miss (4/20)
    • Had three RBIs, one double vs. Auburn (4/14)
    • Went 3-for-3 with two doubles and one RBI vs. AU (4/13)
    • Drove in two runs in win at Georgia (4/7)
    • Hit a three-run homer, had two hits and scored twice in win at Georgia (4/5)
    • Set new career high with six RBIs and tied personal best with two homers (both in fourth inning) on 3-for-4 performance vs. Tennessee State (4/2)
    • Went 2-for-2 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs vs. Western Carolina (4/1)
    • Hit a walk-off RBI single with the bases juiced to carry UT past No. 5/4 Texas A&M, 5-4 (3/24)
    • Had three hits and a two-run bomb in the first to lift UT past No. 5/4 Texas A&M (3/22)
    • Was a perfect 4-for-4 with two doubles and one run at No. 3/3 Florida (3/15/13)
    • On three pitches, went solo homer, two-run homer, two-run double vs. Winthrop (3/12) to plate career-high-tying five runs
    • Blasted solo homer vs. No. 1/2 Alabama (3/10)
    • Had walk-off RBI single in bottom seventh to beat No. 1/2 Alabama, 4-3 (3/8)
    • Hit a double and drove in two runs at Charleston Southern (3/3)
    • Hit a two-run homer and scored twice vs. UNC-Wilmington (3/2)
    • Knocked two doubles and drove in a run at Charleston Southern (3/1)
    • Went 2-for-2 with one double, one RBI and two runs vs. UNC-Wilmington (3/1)
    • Had an RBI double and a two-RBI single vs. UC Santa Barbara (2/23)
    • Went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and three runs scored vs. Cal State Fullerton (2/21)
    • Went 2-for-3 with one RBI and one score against NC State (2/17)
    • Had two RBIs vs Coastal Carolina (2/16)
    • Hit 2-for-4 with two RBIs in victory over Coastal Carolina (2/15)
    • Hit double bringing in a runner and scored two runs (2/15) vs. N.C. State
    • Went 3-for-4 including a double with three runs and a stolen base vs. BYU (2/9)
    • Batted 3-for-5, with five RBIs and two steals in win over Southern Utah (2/7)

    • Games/Starts: 66/66
    • Started all 66 games at shortstop
    • Enjoyed a breakout sophomore campaign hitting .311 with 10 homers, 11 doubles, two triples and a team-high 63 RBIs. Also stole 21 bases in 25 attempts
    • 23 extra-base hits led the team
    • Totaled 17 multi-hit games and team-best 18 multi-RBI performances
    • Went 3-for-4 with one RBI and two runs in 10-2 win over Virginia Tech (5/20) that sent UT to the Super Regionals
    • Went 1-for-2 with one RBI and one run in 2-1 win over Virginia Tech (5/20) in the Knoxville Regional
    • Drove in two runs and hit a triple in 8-0 (6) win over Miami (Ohio) (5/19) in Knoxville Regional
    • Had a double and two RBIs in 5-1 win over Ole Miss (4/27)
    • Drove in two runs in 4-2 win over South Carolina (4/21)
    • Smacked a solo home run in 2-0 win over LSU (4/13)
    • Enjoyed a monster series at UT swept Auburn (4/6 - 4/8), going 5-for-12 with four homers 11 RBIs, on triple and six runs
    • Went 2-for 3 with two homers and three RBIs in win over Auburn (4/8)
    • Hit a homer and a triple and drove in four in win at Auburn (4/7)
    • Hit a homer and tallied four RBIs in win at Auburn (4/6)
    • Hit a double and totaled three RBIs and two runs in 8-0 (5) victory over Kentucky (3/31)
    • Went 3-for-4 with one RBI in 10-3 win at Mississippi State (3/24)
    • Hit a home run and drove in two runs in 5-2 victory over Alabama (3/21)
    • Hit a double with two RBIs and two runs in 8-0 (5) rout of Arkansas (3/16)
    • Had a double and four RBIs in 9-0 (5) victory over Georgia Southern (3/13)
    • Went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in 7-0 win over Memphis (3/3)
    • Bashed a three-run homer in 6-0 win over Illinois State (2/25)
    • Hit a solo home run in 10-7 win over Illinois (2/17)
    • Went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI in 9-6 triumph over Western Michigan (2/12)
    • Drove in two runs and hit a double in 3-0 win at Arizona State (2/11)
    • Opened the season with a bang, hitting a solo home run with two RBIs and two runs in 7-0 win over UCSB (2/9)

    • Games/Starts: 58/54
    • Made 54 starts at shortstop as a rookie
    • Hit .292 with five homers, eight doubles, 27 RBIs, 28 runs and eight stolen bases
    • Recorded 10 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games
    • Hit a fifth-inning grand slam to in 8-0 (5) win over Liberty (5/20) in first game of the Knoxville Regional
    • Hit a solo home run at Florida (5/8)
    • Went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in 7-2 win over LSU (4/17)
    • Hit a solo home run in 4-2 (8) victory vs. South Carolina (3/25)
    • Went 3-for-4 with two run scored in 10-0 rout at Kentucky (3/12)
    • Went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs in 11-3 (6) win over San Diego State (2/24)
    • Hit first career home run in 8-0 (5) win over Boston College (2/13)v
    • Drove in two runs on 2-for-3 effort at Stetson (2/12)
    • Went 2-for-3 with two runs, one double and one stolen base in career debut vs. Michigan State (2/12)

    • Invited to 2014 USA Softball Women's National Team Selection Camp
    • 2012 U.S. Elite Team Member
    • Went 2-for-6 with two runs and two walks in three games against the U.S. Senior National Team while playing for the U.S. Elite Team
    • 2010-11 U.S. Junior National Team Member
    • Hit .421 (8-for-19) with eight runs scored, two doubles, nine stolen bases and seven RBIs while starting all nine contests for her gold medal winning squad at the 2010 Pan American Championship (18-under) in Bogota, Colombia (Aug. 6-15)

    • Was a high school teammate of former Lady Vol Jessica Spigner as part of Valencia's 2007 USA Today National Championship squad
    • Was chosen as a 2010 ESPN/RISE First Team All-American, a 2008 Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Honorable Mention All-American as well as a 2008 & 2010 NFCA First Team All West Region selection
    • ESPN/RISE listed Shipman as its No. 2 national recruit in the U.S. in 2010
    • In 2008, 2009 and 2010, she was named first team All-California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) as well as Cal-Hi Sports All-State and to the All-Foothill League Team
    • Following her senior campaign in `10, she was tabbed as the CIF Southern Section Division 1, The Santa Clarita Valley Signal and Foothill League Player of the Year and was one of six finalists for the Cal-Hi Sports' Ms. Softball State Player of the Year after hitting .444 overall with nine home runs, 39 runs scored, 32 stolen bases and 36 RBIs while leading Valencia to the CIF-Southern Section Division I semifinals with a 29-4-1 record
    • Was chosen by the Los Angeles Times as part of its all-region team (2008, 2009, 2010) three times, while the Los Angeles Daily News also included her on its all-area squad (2008, 2009, 2010) on a trio of occasions
    • Was selected as the California State Sophomore Player of the Year in 2008 after hitting .403 during the campaign
    • As a junior she raised her average to .411 with 21 RBIs while helping Valencia (25-7, 8-2 Foothill League) to its third consecutive Foothill League Championship
    • Played a key role in back-to-back CIF Southern Section titlists in 2007 & 2008
    • Played Gold softball for coach Gary Fausett and the So Cal Chopper

    • Full Name: Madison Taylor Shipman
    • Born: June 25, 1992, in Houston, Texas
    • Daughter of Bill and Lorri Shipman
    • Majoring in anthropology
    • Has two sisters, Amanda and Allysa, and a brother, Billy
    • Cousin Nolan Morrell swam freestyle/individual medley for the University of Tennessee from 2005-09
    • Was a member of the National Honor Society at Valencia



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