4 Jacey Phipps
The Spartans used a 10-run third inning against Idaho State and came-from-behind against South Dakota.
The Spartans are among 1,843 Division I softball players who have been honored for academic excellence by the NFCA .
2017: Took the season as a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of Carlmont High School in Belmont, Calif.…four-year letterwinner (coach Jim Leggett)…a three-time Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) champion (2013, ’14 & ’15)…won the Central Coast Section championship in 2014…three-time All-PAL selection, including first-team honors in 2014 & 2015…named the team’s Rookie of the Year in 2013, Offensive MVP in 2014 and 2015, and Hall of Fame honors in 2016.
JACEY: Majoring in liberal studies with an emphasis in elementary school teaching…hopes to pursue a career as a teacher…played club ball for the US Elite (coach Vince Bunac)…the daughter of Jennifer and Joe Phipps…Jacey Lauren Phipps is a native of Burlingame, Calif.