More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
28 LA Tech Student-Athletes Earn Honor
Northwestern State scored five runs in the second inning to lead the Demons to a win
Techsters, Demons meet for 95th time
Lady Techsters take two of three in series
2013: Named to the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-American second team, becoming the first Lady Techster since 1999 to earn the prestigious honor ... Named to the Capitol One CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 Team ... Named Academic All-WAC ... Named second team all-WAC by the league coaches ... Named first team all-WAC by CollegeSportsMadness.com ... Named to the NFCA All-Central Region second team ... Named second team all-state by the LSWA ... Saw action in 51 games, making 48 starts mostly at the DP position ... Batted .349 with 51 hits in 146 at bats ... Totaled 14 doubles, two triples and four home runs ... Scored 28 runs and registered 22 RBI ... Walked 15 times and struck out only 13 times ... Was 11-of-15 in stolen bases ... Led team with 81 total bases and a .555 slugging percentage ... Recorded 13 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games ... Was 3-2 in the circle with a 5.62 earned run average ... Threw 23.2 innings allowing 37 hits and issuing only four walks ... Struck out 17 ... Recorded four hits, including a double and a triple, in a win over Alcorn State ... Recorded a triple and three RBI in a win over UL-Monroe ... Hit a three-run home run in a win over WAC champion and NCAA Tournament participant San Jose State ... Had three hits and a home run in a win over Seattle ... Recorded two doubles in a loss to NCAA tournament participant Jacksonville State ...
2012: Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 team ... Named LSWA Hitter of the Week (March 27) ... Saw action in 43 games, making 32 starts ... Batted .281 on the year with 32 hits in 114 at bats ... Totaled six doubles, one triple and three home runs ... Scored 17 runs and drove in 19 ... Was 2-of-2 in stolen bases ... Had eight multi-hit games, including a team high four games of three or more hits ... Had three multi-RBI games ... In the circle, was 5-7 with a 5.56 ERA ... Pitched 61.2 innings while allowing 96 hits and 22 walks ... Struck out 14 ... Had 17 appearances in the circle, making 14 starts and registering three complete games ... Tied a Louisiana Tech single game record with six RBI in a 10-1 win over Utah State (the record was broken later in the year) ... Had three hits in the six-RBI game, including a double and a triple ... Recorded three hits and three RBI, including a home run, in a win over Texas-Arlington ... Homered against Central Arkansas, UTA and McNeese State ... The home run against McNeese State was the game-winner ... Had three hits and two RBI in win over Eastern Illinois ... Had a career-high four hits in a 10-2 win over Nevada ... Threw a complete-game shutout in a win over Texas-Arlington ... Pitched a complete-game win allowing only one unearned run in victory over New Mexico State ... Also posted wins over Mississippi Valley State, Stephen F. Austin and Eastern Illinois ...
2011: Named Academic All-WAC ... Saw action in 25 games, making nine starts ... Batted .184 with seven hits in 38 at bats ... Totaled two doubles and two home runs ... Scored four runs and drove in six ... In the circle, was 1-7 with a 5.72 earned run average ... Tossed 63.2 innings, allowing 95 hits and 26 walks ... Struck out 27 ... Won her first collegiate start, tossing a complete-game five hitter in a 4-1 win over Bowling Green ... Struck out a career-high five batters in 6.0 innings in a loss to Big 10 foe Purdue ... Tossed a career-high 8.1 innings in an extra inning loss to Southeastern Louisiana in which she surrendered only one earned run ... Recorded all six of her RBI in the final five games of the year ... Hit the first home run of her softball career (on any level) in a 11-10 extra inning loss to Utah State ... Registered a career-high two hits and three RBI in that loss ... Hit the game-winning two-run home run in a 2-0 win at Fresno State in the first game of the 2011 WAC Tournament ...
High School: Lettered four years for coaches Billy Holcomb and Shelly Ritch at Bullard High School in Texas ... Helped lead the Panthers to the District 14-3A title as a sophomore (the first in school history) and the District 17-3A title as a junior ... Also led the program to its first ever playoff win as a freshman ... Reached the regional quarterfinals as a sophomore and junior ... Named the District 14-3A Newcomer of the Year as a freshman while also earning the all-East Texas Newcomer of the Year ... Named third team all-state as a freshman ... Named team MVP as a freshman and junior ... Named District 14-3A MVP as a sophomore ... Named All-East Texas MVP as a sophomore ... Named second team all-state as a sophomore ... Named first team all-district and all-East Texas as a junior ... Named honorable mention all-state as a junior ... Named academic all-district three times ... Has recorded a mark of 75-15 in the circle during her three years with a 0.38 ERA and 1,007 strikeouts ... Holds every school pitching record ... Played volleyball as a freshman ... Member of the National Honor Society, the Key Club, the Spanish Club and the Science Club ... Travel Ball: Plays for coach Dan Adkins and the Texas Glory Gold ...
Personal: Full name is Erin Ellyce Kipp ... Daughter of Steve and Leanne Kipp ... Has one sister, Alayna ... Born Sept. 10, 1991.