2002-03 Notes: Will be relied on once again to be a tenacious defender...a solid, all-around athlete who has a great knowledge of the game.
2001-02: Started in 22 of 27 games averaging 25.1 minutes per contest...averaged 4.2 points and 4.3 rebounds per game...made an immediate impact on the defensive end of the floor where she gathered a team-leading 28 blocks...also recorded 33 steals and dished out 39 assists...shot 36 percent (43-of-119) from the field and 55 percent (26-of-47) from the free throw line...posted double figures on three occasions, including a career-high 13 points at Evansville (1/30)...pulled down 10 rebounds against Wichita State (2/8).
Rend Lake College: Was named Defensive Player of the Year...averaged 9.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game.
As a Prep: A four-sport athlete at McLeansboro High School...set school records in assists (159), steals (141) and ranked third all-time in scoring with 1173 career points...was named first-team all-state and garnered all-tournament honors at the McLeansboro Invitational, Eldorado Holiday Tournament and West Frankfort Winter Classic...also played softball and ran both cross country and track.
Personal: Full name is Hillary Nicole Phillips...majors in Math...born Sept. 9, 1981...daughter of Darla and Randy Phillips...has two brothers, Brandon and Corey...favorite movie is Titanic...favorite actor is Mel Gibson...favorite actress is Meg Ryan...favorite musical artists are Def Leppard and Creed...favorite pro sports team is the St. Louis Cardinals...following graduation, wants to teach high school math and possibly coach someday.
Hillary Phillips' Career Statistics