From 1 to 99, we look at the history of some Auburn baseball numbers
Auburn is in the Dandy Dozen for the first time since '07
Final week of fall practice
Auburn welcomed 16 newcomers onto the team this season, four of which have previously been major league draft picks
5-13-16 Auburn baseball vs Mississippi State
04-29-16 Auburn Baseball vs Kentucky
4-14-16 Auburn Baseball vs Tennessee Kenny Moss/Auburn Athletics
04-02-16 LSU vs Auburn Baseball Game 2 Anthony Hall
3-1-16 Auburn Baseball vs Alabama A&M Kenny Moss/Auburn Athletics
2016 -- REDSHIRT JUNIOR YEAR
Pitched in 14 games with 12 starts ... season ERA of 5.10 ... Struck out 50 in 67.0 innings with only 18 walks ... 2-5 record overall ... 10 SEC appearances/nine starts ... 5.51 ERA in league games ... 35:8 strikeout to walk ratio in SEC action ... Made his first career Opening Day start... Tossed 5.0 innings on a pitch count with three strikeouts and one earned run allowed to improve to 1-0 ... Struck out a season-high eight in 6.2 innings vs. Southern Miss ... Allowed four earned in 4.1 innings vs. ORU ... Roughed up for seven earned in 3.1 innings vs. #2 Texas A&M (3/20) ... Best start to date in 2016 at #18 Arkansas (3/27) ... Struck out eight with one walk in 6-plus innings and just one run allowed on three hits ... Struck out six in 6.2 relief innings vs. Tennessee (4/14) ... Quality start at #16 Ole Miss ... Two runs allowed in 6.0 innings with four strikeouts ... Tossed his second career complete game against #22 Kentucky (4/29) ... Allowed just one earned run on five hits with three strikeouts and no walks
2015 – REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE YEAR
Appeared in 16 games with 12 starts … Led all starters with a 2.53 ERA, which ranked third in the SEC … Led team in wins finishing 8-2 … Pitched 92.2 innings and led the team with 91 strikeouts … Selected as an Academic All-American for 2015 … Named CoSIDA Academic All District Team 2015 … Named to All SEC Team … Selected as SEC Pitcher of the Week on April 20th for his complete game effort against Ole Miss in which he picked up a career high 10 strikeouts … Pitched four innings and struck out eight in a relief appearance against Binghamton (2/13) … Picked up a win against Oklahoma State (2/28) and struck out eight batters in 4.2 innings … Pitched seven innings, not allowing a run against Mississippi State (3/27) and struck out seven batters … Lasted a complete game against Ole Miss (4/17) and struck out ten batters while only allowing one run … Picked up a win and pitched 7.2 innings in the first round of the SEC Tournament against Kentucky (5/19) with nine strikeouts … Made one appearance in the Regionals with 5.2 innings pitched and seven strikeouts against Charleston (5/29) ... Cole Lipscomb’s 91 strikeouts in 2015 were the most by an Auburn pitcher since Chris Bootcheck had 101 in 2000
2014 - REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR
Made two appearances in his freshman season ... Pitched one inning in win over Coppin State on March 19 with one strike out ... Also appeared against Samford on April 1
2013 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Earned a redshirt ... did not play in any games due to injury.
Played for Bobby Carr at Edgewood Academy ... Was 39-2 in his high school career ... Ranked 319th high school prospect by Perfect Game (2012) ... Was 10-0 with a 1.00 ERA in 70 innings as a senior ... Struck out 104 against just 12 walks ... 2012 ASWA First Team All-State ... Ranked 266th high school prospect by Perfect Game (2011) ... Also played for the Alabama Seminoles and Jerry Hendrix ... Was 13-0 with a 1.31 ERA in 72 innings in 2011, striking out 116 against just 13 walks ... 2011 AISA Pitcher of the Year ... 2011 AISA Player of the Year.
Lawrence Cole Lipscomb ... Son of Kathy and Jimmy Pruett and Nathan and Vicki Lipscomb ... Has a sister, Kate ... Both of his parents attended Auburn ... Father graduated from Auburn (`88) ... Father also played basketball at Faulkner State ... Completed undergraduate degree in May, 2016 ... Currently studying in College of Business.