Before Umass: Played for Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Va. from 2007 until 2010 ... In 2009 was one of the main reasons CNU reached the NCAA Elite 8 for the second straight year ... Chosen first team all-USA South ... Scored goals in nine games and was one of CNU's penalty kick shootout stalwarts as the Captains won in PKs three times in four tries ... Had game-winning goals against Marietta and Cabrini...Included on the all-academic team of the USA South ... In 2008 was a key reserve who played in every game and made a start against Salisbury ... Scored goals in three consecutive games, against Medaille, Salisbury and Greensboro ... Added two assists against Shenandoah ... Helped CNU reach the NCAA Elite 8 ... At Gloucester High played for four years for Tray Sours and Bob Satchell ... Three-time First Team All-District pick ... First Team All-State as a senior.
Personal Clifton Lee Kipper ... born November 12, 1988 ... Son of Christopher and Mary Jane Kipper ... Brother of Brianna and Ryan Kipper ... Graduate student pursuing Environmental Conservation and Forestry.