#4 Greg Phillips

Men's Soccer
Class Senior Height 5'10"
Hometown Sandy, Utah Weight 175
High School Waterford School Position Midfield
Club Team Sparta United Major German Studies


Junior season (2007) - Played in all 20 games, 17 as a starter ... Booted his first goal of the season in the 13th minute of a 4-1 victory over Linfield ... Added his second goal of the season, firing a 15-yard shot that deflected off a Willamette defender before finding the net ... Assisted his brother Stephen's goal in an overtime loss to Whitworth.

Sophomore season (2006) -- Returning to Whitman after serving a two-year mission for his church, playing in 14 games, 10 as a starter ... Assisted as younger brother Stephen scored in a 1-1 tie with Linfield ... Also assisted on the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over George Fox.

Freshman season (2003) - Played in 17 games as a freshman, notching his first college assist in a victory over George Fox ... Also competed for the Whitman men's alpine ski team, although a sinus infection short-circuited his season.

Prep - A four-year starter for the Waterford School "Ravens" and coach Robert Capener ... Shared in his soccer team's 2003 Utah state title ... Played nine years of club soccer for Sparta United in Salt Lake City ... Played Olympic Development soccer for the Utah State Team for two years ... Also competed in alpine skiing during high school, twice qualifying for the Junior Olympics.

Academics - Interested in history, medicine and German.

Personal - Son of Greg and Cynthia Phillips of Sandy, Utah ... Following his freshman year at Whitman, took a leave of absence to serve a two-year ecclesiastical mission for his church in Frankfurt, Germany, where he also learned German and gave free English lessons ... Plays the clarinet and tenor saxophone and learning to play the mandolin ... Father played four years of NCAA Division I soccer at Brigham Young University ... Likes fishing, biking and rock climbing.

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