36 - Justin Klipp
Justin Klipp
Birth Date: 10/01/1984
Height: 6-4
Weight: 245
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bell Canyon, Calif.
High School: Calabasis HS
Previous College: Cuesta College
Position: RHP
B/T: R/R
Experience: 1V

TITANS `06: Served as a middle reliever for the Titans in 2006, posting a 2-1 record and a 4.00 ERA in 27.0 innings pitched • Picked up his first collegiate win on Feb 28, throwing two perfect innings in the Titans' 5-0 shutout over Pepperdine • Set career-highs in strikeouts and innings pitched again against Pepperdine, this time on Mar. 21 when he went three innings in relief, striking out four • Tied his longest outing with a three-inning start (one of three on the year) against Cal State Northridge on Apr. 2 • Went five innings over four outings without giving up an earned run from Apr. 8 to Apr. 29.

CUESTA COLLEGE: Was 3-2 for the Cougars in 2005, throwing 51.2 innings in a starting role • Amassed 31 strikeouts in 10 starts, finishing with a 3.14 ERA for Head Coach Bob Miller • Earned 2004 All-Western State Conference first-team honors after posting a 7-2 record with a 4.56 ERA, averaging a strikeout per inning as a freshman • Drafted in 2004 by the Texas Rangers in the 29th round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.

CALABASAS HS: Lettered two seasons for the Coyotes and Head Coach Rick Nathanson at Calabasas High School • Held a 3.6 GPA and was on the honor roll six of his eight semesters in school • Scored a 1290 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in 2003 • Recruited out of high school by Harvard and Dartmouth.

PERSONAL: Born on October 1, 1984, in Tarzana, Calif. • Full name is Justin Eugene Klipp • Parents are Alan and Shelley Klipp • Has a younger sister (Laura) • Played summer ball in Alexandria, Minn., for Northwoods • Majoring in history with a minor in political science • Says Mike Boyd and John Jackson have been his greatest baseball influence • Models his game after major leaguer Jon Garland • Would like to see Texas added to the Titans' schedule • Enjoys listening to talk radio, reading and watching movies in his free time • Credits his parents as his greatest overall influences • Favorites include: Da Vinci Code, Way of the Perfect Warrior and Angels and Demons (books), Seattle Mariners (MLB team), Joe Pesci and Scarlett Johannson (actors), My Cousin Vinny, American Beauty and The Usual Suspects (movies).