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Kyra Phillips
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Murrieta, Calif.
High School: Linfield Christian

As a Senior (2012): Appeared in 11 meets including the EAGL Championships and the NCAA Fayetteville Regional...competed on bars in all 11 meets, competed on vault in 10 and on floor in seven...named to the All-EAGL vault second team...earned EAGL All-Tournament first team honors on vault and floor after tying for first on vault and tying for second on floor at the EAGL Championships...finished seventh on vault at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional with a score of 9.850...tallied a career-high 9.900 on floor at the EAGL Championships...tied a career-high 9.900 at on vault at EAGL Championships...recorded a personal-best 9.825 twice on bars, most recently against Bridgeport and Penn (3/11)...received the Leadership Award at the end of the season banquet.

As a Junior (2011): Competed on vault and floor in all 13 meets and on bars on Jan. 21...named to Second-Team All-EAGL on vault...set a new career high on floor with a 9.800, which she hit on Jan. 15 an on Mar. 19 at the EAGL Championships...hit a 9.700 or higher on vault in the final 10 meets...recipient of the Leadership Award at the annual team banquet.

As a Sophomore (2010): Competed in vault and floor in 12 meets, beam in three and bars in one...tied her career high of 9.900 on vault (March 7)...tied her career high 9.775 on floor (March 12)...earned a new career high on beam, 9.725 (1/15/10).

As a Freshman (2009): Competed on vault in all 14 meets, floor exercise in 13 meets and uneven bars, balance beam and all-around in one meet...garnered First Team All-EAGL honors on vault...led the team on vault on five occasions...named to the EAGL All-Tournament Second Team on vault after finishing tied for 10th in the event at the league meet (3/21)...competed on all-around during her first collegiate meet against Kent State (1/9)...tallied a career best score of 9.900 on vault during a tri-meet against Kent State and Central Michigan (2/15) and during a quad-meet with Arizona, Penn State and Yale (3/14)...that score tied for the fourth-best mark in team history...produced a career high score of 9.775 on floor during a tri-meet with North Carolina and Temple (3/6)...competed on vault and floor at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships (4/4)...recipient of the Rookie of the Year award at the team banquet.

Before Maryland: Qualified for the Junior Olympic Nationals in 2006 and 2008 ... won the California state title on vault, uneven bars, floor exercise and all-around...two-time regional champion on uneven bars...placed sixth on vault at Junior Olympic Nationals in 2008...coached by Trent and Jill Spaulding.

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Kelley Phillips...has three sisters, Jenna, Tessa and Krista...member of the honor roll in high school...enjoys shopping, dancing and singing in the shower...has volunteered at an obesity camp for children...refers to her teammates and coaches as her 'second family'...plans to major in family science.

PHILLIPS' CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.900 (four times, last at EAGL Championships, 3/24/12)
Bars: 9.750 (at West Virginia with #13 Penn State, 1/8/12)
Beam: 9.725 (vs. Temple, Cornell, Bridgeport, 1/15/10)
Floor: 9.900 (at EAGL Championships, 3/24/12)
All-Around: 37.175 (vs. Kent State, 1/9/09)


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