2009: Played in 16 games for the Retrievers, starting eight… Hit his first career grand slam against Maine on April 19… Hit an RBI double and scored a run against Vermont on May 11… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Named team captain for 2010 season.
2008: Did not play... Earned a redshirt for the season.
2007: Played in 24 games, 18 of which he started in his freshman season... Caught eight runners stealing on 25 attempts to lead the Retrievers... Also held a fielding percentage of .991 and finished with a .203 batting average... Recorded 14 hits, scored six runs, batted in six runs and tallied a double and two home runs... Best outing came against Mount St. Mary’s where he went 2-for-3 with two runs scored.
Background: Played for Gaithersburg High School in Gaithersburg, Md., helping the team to a runner-up finish in the region in 2005 and 2006… Earned Washington Post All-Metro Honorable Mention in 2005 and 2006, Gaithersburg Gazette Second-Team All-County in 2006 and Honorable Mention All-County in 2005, D.C. Examiner Second-Team All-County in 2005, and the America Legion Montgomery County Herb Rutledge Award… Co-captain of his baseball squad in 2006… Set single-season RBI record in 2005 with 28 total and ended high school career with a .353 average… Also lettered in football, serving as co-captain and earning the 4A Coaches’ All-Star Team Honorable Mention in 2005… Lists best performances as three consecutive games where he hit the go-ahead home run during 2005… Member of the National Honor Society… Majoring in mechanical engineering… Youngest child of Lawrence and Diane Phillips… Has a brother Lawrence (24)… Born November 17, 1988.