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Bonnie

Schipper

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#20

Catcher/Utility
Height 5'8"
Year Junior
Hometown Alexandria, Va.
High School Hayfield Secondary
Major Political Science
School: CC
Birthdate September 26, 1997

Bio

2017: All-Ivy League Honorable Mention … Three-time Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll selection … Played in 45 of 48 games, starting 39 … Hit .304 with 35 hits, eight doubles, a triple and three home runs … Scored 17 runs and drove in 20 while slugging .470 … Eight multi-hit games, seven with multiple RBIs … Ranked among the top-20 in the Ivy League in doubles, RBIs and walks (13) … Ranked top-25 in the Ivy League in home runs, hits, total bases and slugging … Doubled in her first at-bat of the season against Albany (Feb. 24) … Went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run, two runs and two RBIs in a doubleheader against Eastern Michigan and Kent State (Feb. 25) … Named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll for the first time (Feb. 27) … Had a 2-for-3, 2-RBI game against Fairfield (March 4) … Knocked in two runs on two hits and a double in 9-8 win over George Mason (March 17) … Posted three consecutive two-hit games (March 17-19) on her way to a second Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll selection (March 20) … Went 3-for-6 with three runs and two RBIs to help the Lions take games three and four of a series over Cornell (April 16) … Had her first career three-hit game in game two of a doubleheader at Rider, going 3-for-4 at the dish with a double, two runs and an RBI (April 19) … Tagged Princeton for a two-run homer in game one of a four-game series (April 21) … Went 2-for-4 with a double, a run and two RBIs in a 10-2 victory over Manhattan (April 26)…  Hit safely 11 of the final 15, hitting .381 (16-for-42) with two homers, four doubles, nine runs and nine RBIs.

2016: Played in 26 games, starting in 15 … Finished Ivy League play with a .296 batting average after going 8-for-27 in 10 of the 18 conference games … Earned first collegiate home run on the road against Cornell (April 16) … Picked up first career triple the following day in the series finale against Cornell, going 2-for-3 with a RBI in the game … Also hit a home run against Princeton (April 23).

Personal: The Alexandria, Virginia, product spent time defensively at catcher and third base in high school, earning first team All-District and first team All-Conference honors throughout her career ... A scholar-athlete at Hayfield, Schipper won first place at her schools science fair three times, including a project that experimented with ways to prevent commotio cordis, a lethal heart disruption, in athletes ... Also spent time interning for the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, and was the editor in chief of her high school newspaper ... Daughter of Cheri and William, Schipper has an older sister, Victoria, and a younger sister, Erica.

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