2014: Was one of only three players to appear in a team-leading 33 matches. Led the team with six assists and was tied for second on the team with seven goals. Made his professional debut on March 16, starting the road match against the Portland Timbers, becoming the first Homegrown Player in Fire history to appear in a MLS match. Notched assists in the next two matches, assisting on Jeff Larentowicz’s sixth minute goal against the New York Red Bulls on March 23 and Jhon Kennedy Hurtado’s goal in the 27th minute against D.C. United. Assisted Quincy Amarikwa’s goal in the 16th minute against the New England Revolution on April 19. Became the first Homegrown Player in Fire history to score when he tallied in the 4th minute against the New York Red Bulls on May 10, scoring a hat trick and adding an assist, leading the Fire to their first win of the season. Marked just the sixth rookie hat trick in MLS history. Scored a brace in a 3-2 loss to the Seattle Sounders on June 7. Scored the equalizer in the 56th minute against Toronto FC on July 2. Assisted Jeff Larentowicz’s 60th minute goal against the Philadelphia Union on July 19. Assisted on Amarikwa’s 16th minute goal against D.C. United on Sept. 20. Scored against D.C. United on Oct. 18. LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: Appeared in all four matches as the Fire reached the semifinals. Assisted on the first and third goals of the 4-2 overtime win over the Columbus Crew in the fifth round on June 25. Appeared in the inaugural Chipotle Homegrown Game on Aug. 4, captaining the MLS side for the second half. Was named a finalist for the 2014 MLS Rookie of the Year award.
AS A SENIOR (2013): Served as team captain, native finished his senior season with 12 goals and 10 assists in 24 matches, earning 2013 ACC Offensive Player of the Year and All-ACC First Team honors. Led Notre Dame to the 2013 College Cup title.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Appeared in all 22 matches and notched career-high totals in goals (6), assists (6) and points (18) ... deposited two game-winning goals ... Third Team All-BIG EAST and Second Team All-Great Lakes Region ... Capital One Second Team Academic All-American ... NSCAA Second Team Scholar All-American ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... co-recipient of the team's Knute Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award ... assisted on the lone tally in a 1-0 season-opening victory over Duke ... had a hand in all three Irish goals in a 3-2 win over San Diego State at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... put the Irish up 1-0 with a goal in the 26th minute and then assisted on the team's final two scores of the match and was named to the all-tournament team ... named to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week for his performance at the IU Classic ... tallied the game's first goal in the 28th minute of a 2-0 triumph of Michigan State ... had the assist on the second goal in a 3-0 blanking of Georgetown ... netted a career-high three goals in a 6-1 victory at Seton Hall and was selected to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the performance ... assisted on Notre Dame's final goal in a come-from-behind 4-2 win at Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Championship ... put the Irish up 1-0 in the 33rd minute in a 3-0 besting of Michigan State during the second round of the NCAA Championship ... assisted on the team's lone score in a 2-1 overtime setback to Indiana in the NCAA Championship Round of 16 ... earned his third monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 18 games and made one start ... ranked second among all Notre Dame players in goals (5) and points (12) in addition to notching two assists ... had a team-best three game-winning goals ... received the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... gave the Irish a 1-0 lead in the 45th minute in a 4-1 win over Dayton at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... assisted on the game's first tally in a 2-1 overtime setback to Saint Louis at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... for the third straight match he had a hand in the game's first goal as he assisted on a score in a 2-2 draw with Denver in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... deposited the lone goal (54th minute) in a 1-0 win at Michigan State ... tallied a career-high two goals in a 3-1 victory at Pittsburgh ... he gave the Irish a 2-0 lead over the Panthers in the 44th minute and then a 3-0 advantage in the 48th minute ... was selected to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week and the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his performance against Pittsburgh ... put Notre Dame up 2-0 with a goal in the 80th minute in a 2-1 triumph at Providence ... received his second monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): A valuable contributor during his rookie campaign ... played in every match, including three starts, and registered a team-high six assists ... selected to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team ... received a monogram ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... assisted on Notre Dame's final tally in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that clinched the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Irish ... earned his first career start in the Marquette match and produced a three-assist performance against the Golden Eagles ... assisted on the first three Irish goals, which all came in the first 30 minutes of the match, in the 4-1 win over Marquette ... also started against Louisville (L, 0-2) and Seton Hall (W, 3-1) ... collected an assist on Notre Dame's first two goals in the victory at Seton Hall.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked No. 19 on Top Drawer Soccer's 2010 Top 100 men's recruits list ... 2008 adidas ESP camp attendee ... 2008 Development Academy Midwest Starting XI ... named 2009 all-area first team by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Pioneer Press ... Region II ODP Team (2005-2007) ... Region II ODP team made trips to Italy and Argentina ... Illinois State ODP Team (2005-2007) ... 2007 Illinois ODP team regional and national champions ... three-year varsity starter in high school ... tallied 32 goals and 27 assists during his high school career ... two-time all-state selection ... received all-midwest honors on one occasion ... member of the National Honor Society and Cum Laude Society ... son of Terry and Kathleen Shipp ... younger brother, Michael, is a sophomore on the Notre Dame roster ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major ... carries a 3.883 cumulative GPA ... has been named to the dean's list on multiple occasions.