21 Mary Shipp
21 - Mary Shipp
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr
Hometown: Virginia Beach
High School: First Colonial
Position: RHP
Major: Criminal Justice
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l 4
sv 0
ip 97.0
era 1.23
k 70

- "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because of the small atmosphere and the fun people at the school.  Also, the fact that it’s really close to the beach made it the No. 1 choice for me."
- Selected VWC over York College of Pennsylvania

Career Highs
Innings Pitched: 7.0 – (4x, most recent, Roanoke – 4/18/15 – G2)
Strikeouts: 8 – (at Guilford – 4/12/15 – G2)

2015 All-Atlantic Region Third Team
2014-15 ODAC All-Academic Team
2015 All-ODAC Second Team

Junior (2015)Moved into a starting role as a junior, starting 18 of 19 games in the circle… Posted the second-best ERA in the conference (1.23) while throwing 97 innings… Threw a no-hitter against Bridgewater College on April 3, one error away from a perfect game… Struck out eight in five shutout innings to get the victory at Guilford College on April 12… Allowed just one earned run from April 3 to April 24.

Sophomore (2014): NCAA Division III statistical leader in saves with five, breaking the VWC record of four set by Brittaney Brown in 2010… Five saves tied the Old Dominion Athletic Conference record set in 2002… Pitched in 33.1 innings and struck out 23 batters… Struck out a season-high four batters in two innings of an 8-3 win over Eastern Mennonite University.

First-Year (2013): Pitched in relief in 35.1 innings, striking out 27 batters… Fanned a season-high four batters in six innings in an 8-6 Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship win over Shenandoah University and in 2.1 innings in a 3-2 NCAA tournament loss to Montclair State University.

Academic Accomplishments: Academic Dean’s Scholarship recipient… Two-time Dean’s List honoree.

Before VWC: Had a final career team record of 60-21… 2012 Beach district pitcher of the year (1st team)… 2012 All region utility player (1st team)… 2012 all tidewater pitcher (1st team)… 2012 First colonial High School softball co-MVP.

Personal: The daughter of Chris and Brenda Shipp… Sister, Nicole, played college softball at Lynchburg College… Sociology minor.

Get to Know Mary

- Enjoys country music and spending vacation time in Cancun, Mexico
- Favorites include the book "Ana's Story," the movie "Sweet Home Alabama," and the TV series "Friends"
- A fan of baseball standout Dustin Pedroia, celebrity Brody Jenner, and major league baseball's Boston Red Sox

  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "I am an outgoing and down to earth girl."
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "I think my favorite aspect of being an athlete is the competition, I love being competitive and working to be victorious."
  • My personal athletic goals at VWC are: "I want to work hard and become a pitcher for Virginia Wesleyan softball and I would like to improve on the speed of my pitch."
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "I think I have improved most on the mental aspect of the game, my coaches have always told me softball is 85% mental and I finally got it if you believe in yourself and your ability then you'll be successful."
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Susan B. Anthony, because she was so independent and confident in her beliefs and I think I could learn a lot from her."
  • If I could participate in a reality show it would be: "MTV's the challenge because I could travel the world and have the opportunity to do many different adventurous things and compete at the same time."
  • If I could possess one superpower it would be: "The ability to read minds because then I would never have to wonder why people do some things they do and I would know exactly what was going through their minds."
  • People might be surprised to know: "I hate chocolate and steak."
  • It's the year 2025 and: "I see myself married with 2 kids living in the small portion of Virginia Beach known as Pungo working as either a detective or a probation officer."
  • The most important advice I've received is: "You can do anything you put your mind to" -- Dad
Recent Games
Apr 24 vs. Randolph W, 8-2
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 2-0
Apr 25 vs. Emory & Henry L, 3-1
May 8 vs. McDaniel W, 11-1
May 8 at Salisbury L, 4-0
May 9 at Salisbury L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 10
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 19 10
Games started 18 10
Wins 13 8
Losses 4 2
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 9 7
Shutouts 3 2
Innings Pitched 97.0 55.0
Hits 63 38
Runs 28 19
Earned Runs 17 10
Walks 13 10
Strikeouts 70 43
Strikeouts per Game 5.05 5.47
Doubles Allowed 8 5
Triples Allowed - -
Home Runs Allows 1 1
At Bats Against 357 206
Batting Average Against .176 .184
Earned Run Average 1.23 1.27
Wild pitches 5 5
Hit Batters 6 4
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed - -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 8 4
Total Chances 35 16
Put Outs 1 1
Assists 34 15
Errors 0 0
Fielding Percentage 1.000 1.000
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 5 2
Runners Caught Stealing 2 2
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .286 .500
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Mar 4 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 7-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 8 Chris. Newport L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Chris. Newport W, 8-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 10 Salisbury L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Salisbury W, 3-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 14 vs. St. Joseph's (L.I.) W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Old Westbury W, 8-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Old Westbury W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 15-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 10-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Arcadia W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at East. Mennonite W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at East. Mennonite L, 3-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 21 at Lynchburg W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 at Lynchburg L, 5-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 24 at Randolph-Macon W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Randolph-Macon W, 7-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 28 Randolph W, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 Randolph W, 13-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 29 Shenandoah W, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Shenandoah W, 11-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 3 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 8-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 7 Sweet Briar W, 16-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Sweet Briar W, 9-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 11 at Emory & Henry W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Emory & Henry W, 7-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 12 at Guilford W, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Guilford W, 10-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 18 Roanoke W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Roanoke W, 6-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 24 vs. Randolph W, 8-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 vs. Emory & Henry L, 3-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 8 vs. McDaniel W, 11-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 8 at Salisbury L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 at Salisbury L, 3-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Mar 4 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 7-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 8 Chris. Newport L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Chris. Newport W, 8-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 10 Salisbury L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Salisbury W, 3-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 14 vs. St. Joseph's (L.I.) W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Old Westbury W, 8-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 15 vs. Old Westbury W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 15-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 10-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 16 vs. Arcadia W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at East. Mennonite W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at East. Mennonite L, 3-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 21 at Lynchburg W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 at Lynchburg L, 5-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 24 at Randolph-Macon W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Randolph-Macon W, 7-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 28 Randolph W, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 Randolph W, 13-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 29 Shenandoah W, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Shenandoah W, 11-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 3 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 8-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 7 Sweet Briar W, 16-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Sweet Briar W, 9-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 11 at Emory & Henry W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Emory & Henry W, 7-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 12 at Guilford W, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Guilford W, 10-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 18 Roanoke W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Roanoke W, 6-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 24 vs. Randolph W, 8-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 vs. Emory & Henry L, 3-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 8 vs. McDaniel W, 11-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 8 at Salisbury L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 at Salisbury L, 3-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Mar 4 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 7-0 1 1 0 0 6.0 1 0 0 0.00 1 4 -
Mar 8 Chris. Newport L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Chris. Newport W, 8-2 1 1 0 0 7.0 5 2 1 1.00 1 6 -
Mar 10 Salisbury L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Salisbury W, 3-1 1 1 0 0 6.0 4 1 1 1.17 1 4 -
Mar 14 vs. St. Joseph's (L.I.) W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Old Westbury W, 8-0 1 1 0 0 5.0 1 0 0 0.00 0 3 -
Mar 15 vs. Old Westbury W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 15-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 10-0 1 1 0 0 4.1 1 0 0 0.00 0 2 -
Mar 16 vs. Arcadia W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at East. Mennonite W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at East. Mennonite L, 3-1 1 0 1 0 6.0 7 3 2 2.33 3 1 -
Mar 21 at Lynchburg W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 at Lynchburg L, 5-2 1 0 1 0 6.0 4 5 2 2.33 0 2 -
Mar 24 at Randolph-Macon W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Randolph-Macon W, 7-3 1 1 0 0 7.0 7 3 3 3.00 1 2 -
Mar 28 Randolph W, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 Randolph W, 13-2 1 1 0 0 4.0 5 2 1 1.75 3 6 -
Mar 29 Shenandoah W, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Shenandoah W, 11-1 1 1 0 0 4.0 2 1 1 1.75 1 6 1
Apr 3 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 8-0 1 1 0 0 6.0 0 0 0 0.00 0 3 -
Apr 7 Sweet Briar W, 16-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Sweet Briar W, 9-0 1 1 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0.00 1 6 -
Apr 11 at Emory & Henry W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Emory & Henry W, 7-3 1 1 0 0 7.0 5 3 1 1.00 0 3 -
Apr 12 at Guilford W, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Guilford W, 10-0 1 1 0 0 5.0 3 0 0 0.00 0 8 -
Apr 18 Roanoke W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Roanoke W, 6-2 1 1 0 0 7.0 5 2 0 0.00 1 6 -
Apr 24 vs. Randolph W, 8-2 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0.00 0 0 -
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 vs. Emory & Henry L, 3-1 1 0 1 0 4.2 5 3 3 5.00 0 3 -
May 8 vs. McDaniel W, 11-1 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 - - 0.00 - 4 -
May 8 at Salisbury L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 at Salisbury L, 3-2 1 0 1 0 6.0 5 3 2 2.33 0 1 -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Mar 4 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 7-0 4 0 4 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 8 Chris. Newport L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Chris. Newport W, 8-2 4 0 4 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Mar 10 Salisbury L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Salisbury W, 3-1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. St. Joseph's (L.I.) W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Old Westbury W, 8-0 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Old Westbury W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 15-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 10-0 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Arcadia W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at East. Mennonite W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at East. Mennonite L, 3-1 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Mar 21 at Lynchburg W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 at Lynchburg L, 5-2 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Randolph-Macon W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Randolph-Macon W, 7-3 3 0 3 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Mar 28 Randolph W, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 Randolph W, 13-2 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 29 Shenandoah W, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Shenandoah W, 11-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 3 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 8-0 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 7 Sweet Briar W, 16-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Sweet Briar W, 9-0 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Emory & Henry W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Emory & Henry W, 7-3 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Apr 12 at Guilford W, 9-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Guilford W, 10-0 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 18 Roanoke W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Roanoke W, 6-2 2 1 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Apr 24 vs. Randolph W, 8-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 vs. Emory & Henry L, 3-1 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 8 vs. McDaniel W, 11-1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 8 at Salisbury L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 at Salisbury L, 3-2 2 0 2 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2012-13 19 1 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - .000 .000 .000
2013-14 22 1 0 1 1 - - 1 - - - - 1.000 1.000 2.000
2014-15 19 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2015-16 27 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Total 87 2 0 1 1 - - 1 - - - - .500 .500 1.000
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2012-13 19 - - - 0 0 - 1 - - 1
2013-14 22 - - - 2 1 - - - - 1
2014-15 19 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2015-16 27 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 87 - - - 2 1 - 1 - - 2
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/7 hr era
2012-13 18 0 2 1 2 - 35.1 19 8 3 8 27 5.35 1 0.59
2013-14 22 2 2 1 5 1 33.1 41 20 14 18 23 4.83 1 2.94
2014-15 19 18 13 4 0 9 97.0 63 28 17 13 70 5.05 1 1.23
2015-16 27 23 19 5 2 16 138.0 116 40 25 18 75 3.80 2 1.27
Total 86 43 36 11 9 26 303.2 239 96 59 57 195 4.50 5 1.36
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2012-13 19 14 1 12 1 .929 - 1 - - - -
2013-14 22 14 1 13 0 1.000 1 2 - - - -
2014-15 19 35 1 34 0 1.000 - 5 2 .286 - -
2015-16 27 40 2 36 2 .950 - 5 1 .167 - -
Total 87 103 5 95 3 .971 1 13 3 .188 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 19 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 10 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 15 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
March 10 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
May 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 19 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 15 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
March 10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/7 hr era
Total 19 18 13 4 0 9 97.0 63 28 17 13 70 5.05 1 1.23
Conference 10 10 8 2 0 7 55.0 38 19 10 10 43 5.47 1 1.27
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 7 7 7 0 0 3 37.0 21 8 4 8 37 7.00 1 0.76
Away 7 7 4 3 0 5 43.0 32 17 10 5 21 3.42 - 1.63
Neutral 5 4 2 1 0 1 17.0 10 3 3 0 12 4.94 - 1.24
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Wins 15 14 13 0 0 7 74.1 42 14 8 10 63 5.93 1 0.75
Losses 4 4 0 4 0 2 22.2 21 14 9 3 7 2.16 - 2.78
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March 10 10 8 2 0 5 55.1 37 17 11 11 36 4.55 1 1.39
April 7 7 5 1 0 4 33.2 20 8 4 2 29 6.03 - 0.83
May 2 1 0 1 0 - 8.0 6 3 2 0 5 4.38 - 1.75
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 19 35 1 34 0 1.000 - 5 2 .286 - -
Conference 10 16 1 15 0 1.000 - 2 2 .500 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 10 1 9 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
Away 7 17 0 17 0 1.000 - 3 2 .400 - -
Neutral 5 8 0 8 0 1.000 - - - - - -
-
Wins 15 26 1 25 0 1.000 - 3 1 .250 - -
Losses 4 9 0 9 0 1.000 - 2 1 .333 - -
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March 10 23 0 23 0 1.000 - 2 1 .333 - -
April 7 9 1 8 0 1.000 - 1 1 .500 - -
May 2 3 0 3 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -