Named to Sun Belt Honor Roll ... Saw action in 31 contests with 18 starts, collecting five doubles, one home run and 10 RBIs ... Doubled and drove in a run in first game at Troy State ... Scored twice in series finale at TSU ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and RBI double versus Eastern Michigan ... Had a hit in both games against Tennessee Tech, scoring once and driving in a run ... Doubled in a run versus Memphis ... Went 2-for-5 with three-run homer and two runs scored at East Tennessee ... Doubled in a run versus Vanderbilt.
Played in 30 contests with 12 starts, driving in 10 runs with three doubles, batting .238 ... Went 6-for-14 (.429) as a pinch-hitter, the most at-bats and best average on the squad ... Had bases-clearing double versus Lipscomb ... Hit safely in three straight games, versus LU and two games at Arkansas State ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in second contest at ASU ... Had second three-game hitting streak, at Memphis and Louisiana-Lafayette and versus Vanderbilt ... Had two-run double against VU ... Doubled, homered, scored twice and drove in two runs versus Belmont.
Four-year letterwinner for coach Doug Polston at Halls HS... Two-time All-Region and All-State selection ... Named All-Knoxville Interscholastic and All-East Tennessee as junior ... Hit 12 homers during junior campaign ... Also garnered All-Region honors as senior in football.
Clifford Reginald Derek Phillips ... Born October 6, 1981 ... Son of Eugene and Cindy Phillips ... Majoring in Geography Education.