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28 Chris Hipa

2016 (FRESHMAN): Member of CSUB’s first-ever WAC Tournament Champion team and first to earn NCAA Division I Tournament berth…Started in 38 of 43 appearances…Named Second Team All-WAC…Third on team with .267 batting average, .333 slugging percentage, and 78 assists…Fourth on team with 28 hits, .294 on-base percentage, and 11 RBI…Tied for third-most RBI (4) in CSUB Division I single-game history vs. NM State Apr. 22…Had two doubles, one triple, and one home run…Scored 10 runs and had four walks…Earned Academic All-WAC.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate of Kamehameha Schools Kapalama in Hawai'i…Coached by James Millwood…As freshman, named ILH League First Team Utility…As junior, named League Second Team Shortstop and Outstanding Competitor as well as Varsity Softball…In 2012, helped lead Warriors to second place in league…Guided team to league championships as sophomore and junior…Also competed in basketball and bowling…Helped Warrior basketball team to JV State Championship as sophomore…Competed on RR Gold-Hawai’i travel team…Earned fifth-place at The Champions Cup in Irvine in summer of 2014.

PERSONAL: Born Mar. 27, 1997…Daughter of Sam and Clarine Hipa…Cousin, Ka’ili Smith played softball for Mississippi State from 2009-12…Plans to major in business.

Position: Utility
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Aiea, Hawai'i
High School: Kamehameha Schools Kapalama
Experience: High School
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