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Player Bio : Jason Kipnis :: Baseball

Jason Kipnis

  • No: 15
  • Position: INF/OF
  • Ht./Wt.: 5-11/170
  • Class.: Freshman
  • Hometown: Northbrook, Ill.
  • High School: Glenbrook North
High School
Played for coach Barry Ruppert at Glenbrook North High School ... First-team All-State outfielder as a senior ... Batted .521 in final season with eight home runs and had an on-base percentage of .690 ... Was perfect in stolen base attempts, going 32-for-32 ... All-area and all-conference shortstop as a junior after batting .455 with 11 home runs and 36 RBIs ... The 11 homers is a school record ... A tremendous all-around athlete, played football for three years as well as basketball and soccer as a freshman ... Was an all-conference wide receiver and owns school records for most catches, yards and touchdowns in a season as well as career marks for catches and yards ... Set single-season goal scoring record in soccer with 41.

Personal
Son of Mark and Kay Kipnis ... The youngest of four children, he has two brothers, Blair (22) and Todd (20) and one sister, Amanda (24) ... Sister played softball at Maryland ... Born in Chicago, Ill., on April 3, 1987.

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