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R.J. Shipp
Position: Epee
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
City/State: Orem, Utah
High School: Pleasant Grove

2015-16: Went 38-20 in dual matches (epee), concluding his career with a mark of 108-62 … Helped the Quakers to the program’s first-ever No. 1 ranking, and first Ivy team title since 2009 … Placed 17th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … Opened the year by going 10-0 at the Elite Invitational … Put together a 4-0 record at the Ivy League Championships … Posted a mark of 11-7 at the PSU Invitational ... Helped the epee squad to gold at the United States Collegiate Squad Championships in Princeton, N.J.

2014-15: Placed 9th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional Championships in epee … Opened the season with six bout wins at the OSU Invitational and advanced to the Table of Eight and placed second ... Went 10-2 at the Penn State Invitational, including two perfect 3-0 duals against Haverford and Penn State (1/17) ... Added an 8-3 record at the Philadelphia Invitational, going 3-0 against Lafayette and 2-0 against Johns Hopkins (1/25).

2013-14: Second-team All-Ivy … Tied for fourth at the Ivy League Round Robins with 10 bout wins, including a 3-0 mark against Brown … Led the epee team with most wins at 44-17 … Went 14-2 at the Philadelphia Invitational, including 3-0 marks against Sacred Heart and NJIT (1/25) … Added 13 more wins at the NU Duals, including 3-0 marks against Notre Dame and Detroit-Mercy (2/1-2) … Placed 5th at the 2014 NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … Finished 14th at NCAA Fencing Championship with 12 bout wins.

2010-11: Finished with a 24-15 overall record in foil ... Went 11-5 at the Philadelphia Invitational (1/22) ... Was a perfect 3-0 versus NJIT (1/22) ... Won three bouts against Johns Hopkins and Drew at the Penn State Invitational (1/31) ... Went 1-0 against both Harvard and Columbia at the Ivy League Championships (2/12) ... Finished with a 7-4 mark at the Ivy League Championships (2/12-13) ... Fenced foil and helped Penn to a tie for the overall team title at the U.S. Weapon Squad Championships (2/27) ... Fenced at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional and finished 14th overall (3/12).

High School: Fenced in all three weapons ... Served as team captain for four years ... Won 14 national medals ... Division III epee champion ... Placed third in cadet epee ... Sixth place finish in Division II epee ... Y10 National Champion.

Personal: Son of Julie and James Shipp ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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