The Fresno State softball team begins practice for the 2010 season.
2009 (Junior): Had a breakout year as a junior playing in all 58 games and starting in 57 in center field ... had personal season bests in at bats (133), runs (19), hits (26), doubles (three), triples (one), home runs (three), RBI's (16), sacrifices (1/9), total bases (40) and slugging percentage (.301) ... led the team with nine sacrifice hits ... was third-best on the team in WAC play with a .317 hitting percentage ... was second on the team in slugging percentage in WAC play (.500) ... had five multi-run games and five multi-hit games ... recorded her first career double vs. Hawai'i on April 4 ... recorded her first career triple in the third game of the season vs. Liberty ... hit her first career home run at Louisiana Tech on April 11 ... was a perfect 4-for-4 stealing bases ... had the best week of her career in the WAC series at Boise State April 24-25 where she was named the WAC Player of the Week and Toyota/gobulldogs.com Student-Athlete of the Week ... vs. the Broncos she hit a WAC-best .692 (9-of-13) with two home runs and seven RBI ... in the second game at Boise State she had a career-high five RBI on three hits.
2008 (Sophomore): Improved in almost every statistical category behind the plate as a sophomore ... had 16 runs, seven hits, four walks, seven total bases, hit .212 and was a perfect 5-for-5 on stolen bases ... played in 63 games starting in 62 in center field ... had five multi-run games ... recorded a two-hit game vs. Northern Colorado on March 18.
2007 (Freshman): Appeared in 43 games with 20 starts ... recorded a .167 batting average with two hits and one RBI ... had one hit and one walk versus Northwestern February 10 ... recorded her second hit with one RBI at Santa Clara February 13.
Corona High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in softball that patrolled center field ... helped CHS to a CIF Division II runner-up finish as well as a Mountain View League championship title in 2005 ... three-time first-team all-league ... two-time All-Riverside County selection.
Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1987 ... parents are David and Tracy Phipps ... has an older brother, Ryan, who currently is playing for the Idaho State football team, and a younger sister, Summer ... hobbies include riding the Colorado River and going to the beach ... favorite athletes are Vladimir Guerrero and Brian Urlacher ... biggest athletic thrill is getting the game-winning hit ... admires her brother the most ... recruited by CS Fullerton, Iowa, Michigan, Pacific and Texas ... played travel ball with the Corona Angels 18-gold, which finished fifth at nationals in 2004 and 2005 ... has an ASA 12-under national championship title.