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Heitho Shipp ‘17 Recruiting Profile

  • Lovett High School
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Women's Soccer
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Heitho Shipp's Women's Soccer Recruiting Profile
Tophat 19 ECNL
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  • 2014 Highlights

Personal Statement

I am a starting goalkeeper for Tophat 19 ECNL in Atlanta, Georgia, the #9 team in the country last season.  In our debut year for ECNL, we competed in the champion's league. As the starting GK,  I also helped my high school team Lovett win a state championship for the first time in 11 years.

I now live in Atlanta, but for 3 years I traveled five hours round trip 3+ times a week to practice with and play against the best players in the country. In January 2015,  I was invited to the 2015 ODP National Training Event for 99 girls in Sanford, FL . While in Alabama, I was the starting goalkeeper for the Alabama ODP team. At Region III camp I was named to the 2014-2015 Region III Player Pool. I earned the Golden Glove award for the Region III tournament two years in a row and helped my team win the championship both times.

I was a freshman and the only goalkeeper for Mountain Brook High School's 6A varsity women's team.  That year,  my high school team finished second in the state despite losing 11 seniors off of last year's team. My teammates voted me Defensive MVP and I was named to the Birmingham News All-Metro team. As an eighth grader, I was the first 8th grader to make the Varsity team in the history of Mountain Brook. I lettered on the varsity team and we won the 6A state championship and we were ranked 15th in the nation.  My height is 5 ft 7.5 inches and I also have a 23" vertical jump.

Challenging academics are really important to me, so I take the most challenging course work, including every available AP course. While at Mountain Brook my class rank was #3 out of 378 (top 1%) with a cumulative 4.39 GPA.  Lovett doesn't track class rank but I have a 100.2 GPA and have maintained A's unweighted in every course.  My goal is to play soccer at a college with challenging academics. 

Diversity is also important to me. I am a leader for our school's Diversity council called Teen against Prejudice and I am working to make a difference at my school. I would love to work on this in college also. 

I focus on hard work and a constant drive to improve for every task put in front of me, whether it is school, soccer, or my community. I want to be challenged at the highest levels!!! The faculty at my school awarded me with the most Outstanding Sophomore Girl award because I love to work hard and achieve the goals I set for myself. I work on my own, not just in practice, because I want to be the best I can be.   I want to play competitive soccer at a college with strong academics  so I can continue to challenge myself in both soccer and school.


High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 3 years
  • Varsity Starter:
  • 2 years
  • 2016 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #1
  • Team Awards:
    State Champs, Conference 3rd Place
  • 2014 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #1
  • Individual Awards:
    Honorable Mention All-Region, Defensive MVP
  • Team Awards:
    State 2nd Place
  • 2013 Varsity Team
  • Jersey: #1
  • Individual Awards:
    First 8th grader to make team & lettered
  • Team Awards:
    State Champs

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 7 seasons
  • 2016 Tophat 19 ECNL (ECNL)
  • Notes: Currently first in conference. 9th in country last year and competed in Champion's League.
  • 2015 Tophat 17 ECNL (ECNL)
  • Notes: Qualified for Championship bracket of ECNL National Championship Tournament
  • 2014 Tophat 17 Gold GA (National Premier League)
  • Notes: Invited to 2015 National Training Camp on 1/22-1/27, 2015 in Sandford, FL. National League group champion; 2014 and 2015 Region III Tournament Champions (Earned Golden Glove Award for both tournaments with no goals allowed), Disney Showcase Champions; Georgia State Cup Champions
  • Season Schedule
  • 2013 Tophat 17 GOLD GA (National Premier League)
  • Notes: Region III Premier League East Champions; Region III Premier League Finalists; Surf Cup Quarterfinalist; National Premier League competitor. Co-starter - plays half of each game.
  • 2012 Birmingham United Soccer Association AL (ECNL/R3PL)
  • Notes: Team Captain
  • 2011 Birmingham United Soccer Association AL (Region III Premier League)
  • Notes: Team Captain
  • 2010 Birmingham United Soccer Association AL (Elite)
  • Notes: Team Captain

Coach References

  • Club Coach
  • Troy Garner
  • Club Coach
  • Kostas Hatzikoutelis
  • Private Coach
  • Lauren Whitt
  • Private Coach
  • Tracy Noonan

Additional Sports

  • Track
  • F
  • 1 Year
  • Freshman Team
  • 400M personal best - 1:08; 800M personal best - 2:36



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High School Information

High School:
Lovett High School

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Took maximum level of courses while at Mountain Brook High School and after move to Lovett.
AP Classes:
Yes. Took maximum number of AP classes available as a Junior due to transfer to The Lovett School from Mountain Brook High School. Junior year History and English are not offered as an AP class at Lovett, but I took the AP exams and scored a 5 and 4 respectively. Also scored a 3 on the AP Physics exam. Taking 5 AP courses as a Senior, including AP Calculus BC, AP English Lit, AP Biology, AP Civics, AP Spanish.
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • Class rank 4 out of 378 students
  • Award
    • top 1% while at Mountain Brook High School. Lovett does not track class ranking but have maintained all A's unweighted at Lovett and Headmaster's List every semester with move to Atlanta as a junior
  • Award
    • Brown Book Award for Junior English at Lovett
  • Award
    • High A's in all courses including 5 advanced classes while traveling 5 hours round trip for soccer practice on Mondays
  • Award
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Award
    • National Beta Club
  • Award
    • 4.39 GPA
  • Award
    • Selected as most Outstanding Sophomore girl at Mountain Brook High School
  • Award
    • School wide award for the characteristic of " Self Discipline"
  • Award
    • All "A's" award for 9th Grade
  • Award
    • Received "Most Outstanding Advanced Geometry Student" in 9th Grade. Earned Silver award for the National Spanish Exam
  • Award
    • Received District Art award from Mountain Brook school system and a special award from the Birmingham Film Festival for creation of a film on Homelessness.
  • Activity
    • Leader of Lovett's Diversity Council (TAP- Teens against Prejudice). One of few Sophomores to be tapped for High School Key Club
  • Activity
    • Committee Chair for Adopt a Stream
  • Activity
    • Initiator and Chair of Toy Drive for Lovelady Center- Goal of 150 toys and reached 285 toys
  • Activity
    • Sports United Exchange Program for soccer girls from Iraq
  • Activity
    • Selected to be an orientation leader
  • Activity
    • Relay for Life team for American Cancer Society- 2nd highest funds raised
  • Activity
    • Volunteer for Greater Birmingham Humane Society (honored for raising money for new washer & dryer)
  • Activity
    • Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity
  • Activity
    • Active in SOS: Students Organized for Service
  • Activity
    • Active in Church youth group and redid a room at Lovelady Center
  • Activity
    • Also a volunteer for Jessie's Place
  • Activity
    • a center for homeless women and children
  • Activity
    • Buddy for Top Soccer
  • Activity
    • a UYSA program for special needs individuals.

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Statistic 2015 Tophat 17 2014 Varsity Te 2014 Tophat 17 2013 Varsity Te 2013 Tophat 17
Shutouts 3 9 19 4.5 8.5
Total Saves 17 133 93 23 87
Goals Against Avg. 0 1.04 0.37 .44 .96
Saves % 100 84% 90% 88% 88%
Record 29-2-2 19-2-4


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