March 15, 2011

Hipp named to D3hoops.com All-West Region team

Hipp was also selected, through voting on D3hoops.com, to participate in the NABC D-III All-Star Game. The game will take place before the DIII national championship game in Salem, Virginia, on March 19.

In addition to the All-West Region honor, Hipp was named the MIAC Joe Hutton Player-of-the-Year.

Hipp's Player-of-the-Year honor, All-Conference honor and All-Defensive Team selection finished off a stellar career that includes All-MIAC honors in 2010 and 2011, three consecutive years on the All-Defensive Team (2009-2011), an All-Conference Honorable Mention honor in 2009 and a spot on the All-First Year Team in 2008.

Hipp averaged a double-double in MIAC play this season and led the conference in scoring with 18.5 ppg and rebounding with 10.6. He was also tops in blocked shots with 1.95 blocks per game.

Overall, Hipp averaged 17.7 ppg and 11.3 rpg. He totaled 56 blocks for the season. All three of those numbers topped the lists of conference players in total statistics, as well.

Hipp graduates from Hamline as the school record holder in rebounds (905) and blocked shots (242). He is sixth all-time in scoring with 1,565 career points.

To see the complete All-West Region teams, click here.