17 - Ben Sippola
Ben Sippola
Height: 5-8
Weight: 150
Year: Junior
Hometown: Northfield, Minn.
High School: Shattuck-St. Mary's
Position: M/D

2009: Starter in all 19 games for the Bulldogs...named to the NSCAA University Scholar All-North/Central Region Second Team...finished the season with four points on two goals...scored goals in back to back games against Wright State and Cleveland State...scored the game-winning goal at against Wright State...tied for fifth on the team with 20 shots on the season, including three on goal.

2008: Played in 17 matches, including 16 as a starter, for the Bulldogs...finished the season fifth on the team in points(10)...was third on the team in shots on goal (2)...finished fourth on the team in goals(3)...recorded the game winning goal against Wright State...added goals against Evansville and Bradley...had four games with an assist.

2007: Saw action in 13 matches, including 10 as a starter...recorded a game-winner against Sacramento State with his first collegiate goal...named to the All-Tournament Team at the Dayton Tournament...posted first collegiate assist against Valparaiso.

ODP Experience: Minnesota State Team 2003-06...Region II Team 2005-07... Region II Pool 2003-07... Region II ODP Team participant at Disney International Super Group and International Tour to Austria...member of 2007 Costa Rica Tour with Region II.

High School: Two-time team captain of Shattuck-St. Mary's...high school team MVP...Minnesota State All-Tournament Team 2004...high school coach: Tim Carter...Academics; 2005-06 Cooley Award recipient for best all-around junior.

Club Team: Bangu Tsunami SC.

Personal: Born 7/13/89...son of David and Margaret Sippola....undecided major.