Flippen Notes: Started all 55 games at second base during freshman campaign ... Utah's everyday second baseman ... received votes for captain as a freshman ... an exciting player to watch.
2014: NFCA All-American Second Team ... NFCA All-Pacific Region ... All-Pac-12 First Team ... Pac-12 All-Freshman Team ... named to NFCA's Freshman of the Year Top 25 Watch List ... led the Pac-12 with 163 assists ... second in league with six triples ... tied for second in the Pac-12 with 27 double plays turned and tied third in the Pac-12 with 68 hits ... in the league-only stats, tied for second with four sacrifice bunts and 15 turned double plays ... against league foes, turned in a team-high .362 average and was second with a .393 mark overall ... third on squad with 17 multi-hit games to go with 44 hits and 19 RBI in league games ... went 4-for-5 with four RBI against Northwestern (2/8) ... 3-for-4 with two RBI against Long Beach State (2/15) ... drove a three-run homer against Seattle (2/15) ... two-run homer against Hawaii (2/16) ... 2-for-3 against Ole Miss (3/3) ... two hits and an RBI versus Utah State (3/3) ... two hits at No. 5 Washington (3/14) ... 2-for-3 with a double and run scored against BYU (3/20) ... 3-for-4 with two with doubles and two RBI against No. 3 Oregon (3/22 ) ... 3-for-3 with an RBI at No. 1 UCLA (3/29) ... also had a 6-for-8 day with five RBI during doubleheader versus Southern Utah (3/22) ... 4-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored during second of doubleheader at Weber State (4/8) ... 3-for-4 with an RBI and two run against Stanford (4/19) ... 6-for-8 with five RBI and five runs scored during twin bill vs. Southern Utah (4/22) ... went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two doubles vs. Cal (5/1).
High School/Travel Ball: High school team won the CIF title last season and was finalists in 2011 and 2013 ... career .441 hitter with 181 hits, 143 runs and 68 RBI at Bonita Vista ... hit .532 with 50 hits (including 11 doubles, four triples and three home runs) for 26 RBI and 38 runs scored during senior season ... 2013 Second-Team All-State and First-Team All-CIF San Diego County ... 2013 Mesa League Player of the Year and Team MVP ... first-team All-Mesa selection and second-team All-CIF (San Diego section) as a junior and sophomore ... earned Team's Best Defensive Player award in 2011 and 2010 ... also played volleyball and basketball ... recognized on the Principal's Honor Roll all four years ... member of Team Mizuno travel team that won the 2013 18U Independence Day championship, 2012 PGF 16U championship, 2012 16U Independence Day championship ... earned Standards of Excellence awards in Physics and Physical Education ... named school's 2013 Most Valuable Female Athlete ... also was a point guard on the basketball team and was an all-league selection in 2012 and the 2011 Bonita Optimist MVP ... was a DS on the volleyball team that won four consecutive Mesa League titles and was a 2011 CIF finalist ... was named All-Mesa League in 2012.
Personal: Daughter of John and Mary Lou Flippen ... born Mar. 7, 1995 ... major is undeclared .... mother, Mary Lou, was an All-American softball player at Utah State and was a member of national championship teams in 1980 and 1981, before being named USU's Female Athlete of the Year in 1983.