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    Lisa Phillips
    Lisa Phillips

    Batavia, Ill.

    High School:




    Fifth scorer for the Illini at the Illini Challenge with 19:07.55 . . . Posted a finish of 23:11.24 at the Big Ten Championships.

    Had a season-best finish of fourth at the Illini Pack-It-Up Challenge with a time of 19:05 ... Ran for the Illini at the Saluki Invitational with a time of 18:59.94 ... Competed at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 23:15.

    Ran a season-best 6K time of 22:54 at the NCAA Regional ... Made her collegiate debut at the 5K Missouri Cross Country Challenge, placing 16th with a time of 19:26.05 ... Finished the 6K Spartan Open in 23:06.5 ... Was the Illini's fifth scorer at the 6K Cowboy Jamboree, coming in at 23:04 ... Helped lead the Fighting Illini to a first place team finish as the team's fifth scorer, clocking a season-best time of 18:41 on the 5K course at the Pack-It-Up Illini Challenge ... Posted a 6K time of 22:59.1 at the Big Ten Championships.

    High School:
    Placed third at IHSA state meet in the 3,200m in 2003 ...Placed 29th at IHSA state meet in her first season running cross country in 2002 ...All-Suburban Prairie Conference track and field in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 ...Named Kane County Chronicle Runner of the Year in 2002 ...Named Batavia Republican Runner of the Year in 2002-2003.

    Full given name is Lisa Jeannette Phillips ...Parents are Ray and Nan ...Father Ray played baseball, basketball and soccer at Aurora University ...Born February 20, 1985 ...Named Illinois State Scholar in 2003 ...Most influenced in her athletic career by coach Chad Hillman for being supportive and always knowing exactly what to say.

    Personal Bests:

    5km: 18:41
    6km: 22:54

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