S.K. Lipperd
S.K. Lipperd
Height: 5'4"
Year: So.
Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.
High School: Westminster at Oak Mountain
Events: Middle Distance
Major: Elementary Education


  • (Track & Field) USA South Track Athlete of the Week (March 9, 2020)
  • (Cross Country) USA South All-Conference first team (2019)
  • (Cross Country) USTFCCCA All-Academic (2019)
  • (Track & Field) USA South All-Conference - 800 meter (2019)
  • (Track & Field) USA South Rookie Track Athlete of the Week (March 11, 2019)
  • (Cross Country) USA South Rookie Runner of the Week (Sept. 3, 2018; Sept. 10, 2018; Sept. 24, 2018)
  • USA South All-Academic (2018-19)

2019-20 (Sophomore): Competed in all seven cross country meets and paced the team in each event... Earned All-USA South first team honors after placing fourth with a 6k time of 23:41.8 at the USA South Championships (Nov. 2)... Had four top-15 finishes on the year... Set a personal record in the 6k with a time of 23:32.3, the ninth-best time in program history, and placed 52nd at the NCAA South/Southeast Region meet (Nov. 16)... Set personal records in the 6k in each of her final three meets of the year... Competed in all three track meets on the year... Won the mile run with a personal record time of 5:36.53 at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 1)... Had a season-best indoor 800 meter time of 2:30.52 at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 1)... Won the 800 meter with a mark of 2:32.66 at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational (Feb. 14)... Part of the 4x400 indoor relay team that set a program record and finished first with a time of 4:21.24 at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational (Feb. 14)... Had a time of 2:23.91 and placed third at the Victor Icebreaker Duals (March 7)

2018-19 (Freshman): Ran in five meets during the cross country season... Made collegiate debut by placing second at the Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 31) with a two-mile time of 12:55.5, the third-fastest time in program history... Earned USA South Rookie Runner of the Week three times: Sept. 3, Sept. 10, Sept. 24... Came in second at the Huntingdon Invitational with a 6k time of 24:37.0, a personal best... Had four top 10 finishes... Competed in all indoor and outdoor track meets... Earned All-USA South honors in the 800 meter event after completing it in 2:22.18 at the USA South Championships... Was named USA South Rookie Track Athlete of the Week on March 11, becoming the first Covenant runner to earn that honor... Set two individual outdoor program records... Set record in the 400 meter at 1:03.15 at the Rhodes Invitational... Also topped the program record book in the 800 meter at 2:20.51 at the Berry Field Day Invitational... Part of all three program-record setting relay teams in the 4x400, 4x800, and DMR... Earned USA South All-Academic team honors

High School: Attended Westminster School at Oak Mountain

Personal: Parents are Doug and Anne Lipperd... Has three brothers, Joshua, Samuel, and Josiah... Favorite Bible verse is Micah 7:19... Majoring in elementary education

Lipperd's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
2-mile: 12:55.50 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 31, 2018)
5K: 19:57.00 (Wingfoot XC Classic, Sept. 20, 2019)
6K: 23:32.3 (NCAA Division III South/Southeast Region, Nov. 16, 2019)

Outdoor Track:
400m: 1:03.15 (Rhodes Invitational, March 15-16, 2019)
800m: 2:20.51 (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 12-13, 2019)
1500m: 4:58.77 (Hilltop Classic, March 30, 2019)
4x400: 4:19.84 - Roberts, Smith, Henry (Emory Invitational, March 23, 2019)
4x800: 10:01.73 - Smith, Henry, Rittgers (Rhodes Invitational, March 15-16, 2019)
DMR: 12:50.57 - Henry, Roberts, Smith (Emory Invitational, March 23, 2019)

Indoor Track:
800m: 2:25.45 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)
Mile: 5:36.53 (Tiger Indoor Invitational; Feb. 1, 2020)
4x400: 4:21.24 - Carrillo, Roberts, Henry (Sewanee Indoor Invitational; Feb. 14, 2020)
DMR: 12:49.98 - Henry, Roberts, Smith (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)