D'Nique Phillip
D'Nique Phillip
Height: 5-4
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Elkton, Md.
High School: North East
Position: Sprints

2014 Outdoor: Recorded a season-best 100m dash time of 12.30 while placing 12th in the event at the Morgan State Legacy Meet… Finished sixth in the 100m event at the Big Dawg Invitational at UMBC Stadium… Competed in both the 100m and 200m dash events at the Mason Spring Invitational.

2013-14 Indoor: Competed in the 60m and 200m dash events during the season, placing 12th in the short sprint at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships… Finished 17th in the 200m event at the conference meet in New York with a season-best time of 25.84… Earned a third-place finish in the 60m dash at the Bison Opener at Bucknell after posting a top season time of 7.86 in the finals of the event.

2013 Outdoor: Finished second in the 100m dash and third in the 200m dash at the Big Dawg Invitational at UMBC Stadium… Her 100m time of 12.19 ranks as the sixth-fastest in UMBC history while her 200m time (24.51) ranks third… She qualified for the ECAC Championships with her 200m run… Placed seventh in the 100m and eighth in the 200m at the 2013 America East Outdoor Championships… Helped UMBC claim a silver medal in the 4x100 relay at the conference meet at Binghamton… Also competed in the 400m event during the season.

2012-13 Indoor: Helped UMBC capture the conference title in the 4x400 relay… Also aided the same squad in breaking the school record with a time of 3:44.06 at the ECAC Championships… Placed fifth in the 400m dash and sixth in the 200m dash at the 2013 America East Indoor Championships… Set a career-best of 57.84 in the finals of the 400m event to jump to seventh all-time in UMBC history… Posted the second-fastest 60m time of the season (7.71) for the Retrievers and third fastest in school history at the Gotham Cup in New York… Was named the America East Female Track Athlete of the Week on Jan. 15… Her time of 25.27 in the prelims of the 200m at the conference meet ranks ninth in the school record book.

Background: Earned a Varsity letter all four years while competing at North East High School... Helped the Indians take third at the Morgan State Invitational... Earned the Minds in Motion certificate from the MPSSAA each of her four years... A member of the National Honors Society.

Personal: Daughter of Frank and Monique Phillip... Has two older brothers, Tristan and Deryl... Plans to major in biology or chemistry... Born Aug. 21, 1994.