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


  • (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)

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... Brother, Josh, is a member of the Covenant men's soccer program... Favorite Bible verse is Micah 7:19... Planning to major in elementary education

Lipperd's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
2-mile: 12:55.50 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 31, 2018)
6K: 24:37 (Huntingdon College Invitational Sep. 8, 2018)
5k: 20:07.4 (Berea College Mike and Mary Kay Invitational, Sept. 15, 2018)

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)
4x400: 4:32.14 - Roberts, Walter, Smith (Southern Infoor Invitational, Feb. 11, 2019)
DMR: 12:49.98 - Henry, Roberts, Smith (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)