Flippen Notes: Utah's everyday second baseman ... received votes for captain as a freshman ... an exciting player to watch.
2014: Paces Utah with a .385 batting average in league games and ranks second on the Ute squad with a .392 batting average in all games this season ... second on the team with 13 multi-hit games this season to go with 44 hits and 19 RBI ... went 4-for-5 with four RBI against Northwestern (2/8) ... had two hits and two RBI against Toledo (2/14) ... tagged a three-run homer against Seattle (2/15) ... hit a two-run round-tripper against Hawaii (2/16) ... had two hits in three official at-bats with a run scored against Ole Miss (3/3) ... recorded two hits with a double and RBI against Utah State (3/3) ... went 2-for-4 in the series opener at No. 5 Washington (3/14) ... had a hit, RBI and drew a walk in the second game of the series against the fifth-ranked Huskies (3/15) ... went 2-for-3 with a double and run scored against BYU (3/20) ... had three hits in four at-bats with a pair of doubles and two RBI against No. 3 Oregon (3/22) ... had a triple against the Ducks (3/23) and then posted a 2-for-3 day with a run scored in the series finale with the Ducks (3/24) ... had a perfect 3-for-3 day at the plate with an RBI at UCLA (3/29) ... drove an RBI single in the first game of a doubleheader at Weber State (4/8) and went 4-for-5 with three runs scored and a pair of RBI in the second game of the twin bill.
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.