Event: 110-meter hurdles
PR: 13.29 (2003)
Born: July 24, 1972 in Crossett, Ark.
Current Residence: Little Rock, Ark.
High School: Crossett (Ark.) HS 91
College: Arkansas 94
Coach: Tim McCrary
Agent: Robert Wagner
Career Highlights: 6th at 2000 Olympic Trials; 3rd at 2000 U.S. Indoors; 1992 Southeastern Conference champ; 7-time NCAA All-American
Phillips 2003 season saw a first-place finish at Heusden and a #6 world ranking. The Arkansas state champion in both the 400-meter hurdles and 110-meter hurdles while in high school, Phillips won the 300IH at the Arkansas Meet of Champions in 1990 with a time of 36.9 as a senior. Competed at the 1990 Golden West Invitational where he won the 400m hurdles in 52.3 and finished second in the 110m hurdles in 13.82 (both times were personal bests)..was a drummer for the band Luscious Spiller while at ArkansasHe is assistant coach at the University of Arkansas Little Rock.
2005: Did not compete.
2004: 5th in semifinals at Olympic Trials (13.40)7th at USA Indoors (7.74)5th at Martinique (13.59)best of 13.40.
2003: 4th at USA Outdoors (13.55, -2.4 mps headwind)1st at Heusden (13.27)3rd at Brussels (13.29PR)5th at World Athletics Final (13.33)2nd at Oslo (13.30)best of 13.29ranked #6 in the world (#4 U.S.) by T&FN.
2002: Best of 13.53.
2001: 4th at USA Indoors (7.64)7th in semifinal at USA Outdoors (13.92)4th at Millrose (7.69)3rd at Tyson Invitational (7.68)3rd at adidas Golden Spike Invitational (7.73)ranked #9 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 13.32 in Ingolstadt.
2000: 6th at U.S. Olympic Trials in 13.32...3rd at U.S. Indoors (7.65)...1st at Tyson Invitational (7.64)...1st at Simplot Games (7.70)...3rd at adidas Oregon Track Classic (13.51)...3rd at Prefontaine in 13.47w...ranked 5th in U.S...best of 13.27.
1999: 6th at U.S. Indoor Championships (7.79)...5th in semifinal at USA Outdoors...ranked 9th in U.S. by T&FN...best of 13.32A.
1998: Best of 13.88.
1997: No mark.
1996: No mark.
1995: No mark.
1994: 5th at NCAA Outdoors...3rd in 1st round at USA Outdoor Champs...best of 13.61.
1993: 3rd at NCAA Indoors (7.24)...ran 2nd leg of 1600m relay that finished 5th at NCAA Indoors...ran on 7th place 4x100m relay team at NCAA Outdoor Champs...did not qualify for hurdle finals at NCAAs...best of 13.69.
1992: SEC 55mH champ in 7.32...set PR of 7.30 at Tiger Classic...SEC 110mH champ...best of 13.94.
1991: Junior Pan Am Games and U.S. junior champ in 110mH...7th in 55mH at SEC meet...semi-finalist in 110mH and 400mH at the NCAA Championships...won 400mH and 2nd place in 110mH at SWC Champs...best of 13.84.