Aggie men and women each capture four events in first of two days at Cal
2009: Enjoyed breakout season, winning Big West Conference 400 title with school-record 47.05, breaking teammate Alex Wilright's mark of 47.26 from earlier in the year... Anchored 2nd-place 4x400 relay (school-record 3:10.28) at conference... Posted 400 hurdles mark of 51.25 at Cal-Nevada state meet, then improved to 50.96 at Brutus Hamilton Invite, moving him into 2nd all-time in school outdoor history... Had team's best indoor 400 time, going 49.01 at Husky Invite to move into 5th in UC Davis indoor annals.
2008: Finished 6th in 400 hurdles at Big West Conference Championships, posting 53.11 in prelim heat... Also anchored 7th-place 4x400 relay (3:17.78) at conference... Won long hurdles title at Cal-Nevada state meet with 53.09, then improved to 53.02 at UCLA Invitational.
BELLARMINE PREP '07: State meet qualifier as a senior in 300 hurdles (38.64) and 400 (49.16)... Season-best 400 mark was 48.82... Won quarter and finished 3rd in 110 hurdles (15.18) at West Catholic Athletic League meet... Advanced to Central Coast Section meet as a junior, placing 6th in 300 hurdles.
PERSONAL: Born in Southampton, England... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior (NPB)... Parents are Mark & Jackie Phillips... If not for track & field, would consider playing volleyball at UC Davis... Hopes to own a yacht by the time he is 30 years old.