64 Billy Shipman
64 - Billy Shipman
Height: 6-3
Weight: 255
Year: RFr
Hometown: Valencia, CA
High School: Valencia HS
Position: OL
Experience: RS

2012 -- Redshirt ... expected to challenge for the starting nod at center at Cal Poly this fall ... was No. 1 snapper during 2013 Spring Game.

High School -- Shipman earned Foothill League Defensive Player of the Year and All-CIF-Southern Section Northern Division Team honors as a senior under head coach Larry Muir at Valencia High School ... Vikings finished 6-5 overall, earned a share of the Foothill League title and qualified for the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs ... also a starter on the offensive line, Shipman played in the Los Angeles Daily News All-Star Football Game in January 2012 and also was selected to play in the Cal Star Prep All-Star Game ... on defense, recorded 43 total tackles (17 solo), including a season-high 10 stops against Chaminade ... notched 10.5 sacks, second best in the Foothill League, and returned an interception 70 yards for a touchdown against Notre Dame ... also recovered three fumbles and forced another ... other honors include All-Los Angeles Daily News and All-Santa Clarita Valley ... also was recruited by Eastern Washington, UC Davis, Northern Arizona, Cornell and Southeast Missouri State ... as a junior in 2010, earned five sacks among his 28 total tackles en route to second-team All-Foothill League honors ... Vikings were 11-2 in 2010, winning Foothill League championship and reaching the semifinals of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs ... also lettered in baseball as a freshman ... visited Eastern Washington, UC Davis and Northern Arizona before choosing Cal Poly.

Personal -- Son of Bill and Lorri Shipman ... both parents are graduates of Cal State Northridge ... three sisters, Amanda, Madison and Allysa ... sister Madison played softball at Tennessee and was a member of the 2010-11 USA Softball Junior Women’s National Team ... wants to own a business ... lists surfing and going to musical concerts as hobbies ... born November 23, 1993, in Westlake, Calif. ... majors in business administration.