Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Rd.

San Marcos, CA 92069
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Athletic Director:
John Woods


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NO. 28





6-2, 185, Age 19, Sophomore

Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, Calif.

Hometown: San Diego, Calif.


2004 SEASON: Was 3-0 with a 4.63 earned run average, striking out 21 batters in 23 1/3 innings. ... Was the starter and winner in a 19-2 victory over College of the Sequoias on Feb. 20, pitching 5 innings of 3-hit ball. ...Pitched 6 1/3 innings of 3-hit ball to pick up his second win in a 5-1 victory vs. Imperial Valley on March 5. ... Struck out all 3 battershe faced April 22 in an 8-1 win over the Arabs. ... Recorded the victory in relief May 4 in a 7-5 win over San Diego Mesa. Surrendered 1 run and 2 hits in 4 1/3 innings, striking out 6 and walking 2.

2003: Struck out 54 batters in 67 innings, second-best among Palomar pitchers. ... Finished with 41 strikeouts in 48 1/3 innings in Pacific Coast Conference play, also No. 2 on the squad. ... Finished the season 5-3, and was 5-1 with a 4.28 ERA in the conference. ... Surrendered 1 earned run in 7 innings, scattering 5 hits, striking out 5 and walking 1, against Long Beach City College on Feb. 8. ... Struck out 7 batters in 7 innings at Imperial Valley in a 15-5 victory on the road on Feb. 27 to record his first community college victory. ... Pitched the first 9 innings March 6, giving up only 3 hits, and recorded the win as the Comets defeated Southwestern 6-3 in 10 innings, again on the road. Retired 10 batters in a row at one juncture in that game, and alsoretired the last 11 batters he faced. ... Pitched 3 innings of hitless, shutout ball to pick up the win in an 18-0 victory at Imperial Valley on March 20. ... Turned in a dominant effort against San Diego City College on March 27, throwing a complete-game five-hitter, striking out 12 and walking one as the Comets won 5-1. Stole the show in that game, when 30 Major League scouts turned out to watch highly-touted Joe Woerman pitch for the Knights. Outdueled Woerman in every department. ... Shut out Imperial Valley 7-0 on a 3-hitter in an 80-pitch, 1-hour and 56-minute outing on April 12. Postseason — Started the Comets' third game of the Southern California Regionals on May 11, an 11-7 victory over College of the Desert, but was not involved in the decision.

CLICK HERE to read newspaper article of Clipp's April 12, 2003 shutout vs. IVC.

TRAVEL / WOOD BAT TEAMS: Pitched for the San Diego Gamers in 2003 and 2004.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was Scripps Ranch' MVP and Outstanding Pitcher for the 2002 season as a senior. ... Was 18-8 in two varsity seasons for the Falcons, with 1.81 ERA. ... Played for Roger Engle and, later, Steve Walker at Scripps Ranch. ... Selected to the Union-Tribune All-Academic team and also was an honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 18, 1984 in San Diego. ... Son of Ron and Kathi Clipp. ... Has three sisters, Casey (17), Amy (14) and Lauren (12). ... His father played third base for the U.S. Naval Academy.

(Note: Updated Aug. 14, 2004. Player biographies are updated weekly during the season.)



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