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Madi Gipson
Madi Gipson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Hoover, Ala.

High School:
Spain Park

Height:
5-6

Position:
INF/OF

Experience:
HS

Bats/Throws:
R/R

FRESHMAN YEAR (2014): Appeared in 37 games, starting 13 at first base...Hit .222 with 14 hits, four home runs and 19 RBI...Hit one double and slugged .429...Notched seven walks and had an on-base percentage of .315 for her first year as a Tiger...Defensively, she had 70 putouts and five assists with no errors...Was also part of seven double-plays...Played in 13 conference games, starting eight against Missouri, Alabama, Georgia, Texas A&M and South Carolina...Batted .219 against SEC foes with seven hits, two runs, one double, two home runs and six RBI...Had fifth-best slugging percentage on team in SEC play (.438)...Was 17-for-45 (.378) when hitting with two outs, fifth-best average on the team with 10 at-bats or more...Notched her first collegiate hit against Winthrop (2/16) and later scored after subbing in at first base...Hit her first home run in Auburn's win over Maryland (3/1), bringing in three runs...Hit a grand slam against Savannah State (3/15), also a season-high RBI total...Had a season-high two hits vs. Georgia (4/20), along with two RBI...Totaled two walks in the SEC Tournament loss to No. 6 Alabama, also a season-high.

HIGH SCHOOL:Played for coach C.J. Hawkins ... Posted a .521 slugging percentage with 25 RBI, 36 runs, three home runs and a .397 on-base percentage as a senior ... Earned all-state and all-metro honors in 2013 ... Named Co-MVP and defensive player of the year for Spain Park in 2013 ... Also lettered in volleyball, earning all-metro honors in 2013 ... Played travel ball for Birmingham Thunderbolts.

PERSONAL:Daughter of Kathy and Joey Gipson ... Has one sister, Amber ... Graduated from Spain Park magna cum laude ... Major: Undecided.