- Had an 8.44 ERA in 10 appearances, spanning 10.2 innings.
- He struck out 10 batters against just two walks but allowed 18 hits and three doubles in his 10.2 innings.
- Seven of his 10 appearances were scoreless innings, but the three in which he gave up runs were big innings and inflated his ERA.
- Compiled a 7-3 overall record with a 1.72 ERA and 55 strikeouts while hitting .394 with a homer and 12 RBI in his senior season at Rock Bridge High School under the instruction of head coach Justin Towe.
- In his career at Rock Bridge, Phillips went 28-7 with a 1.70 ERA and 213 strikeouts while batting .407 with four homers and 57 RBI.
- First team All-District selection in all four years of high school (2009-12) and was a first team All-State honoree in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
- 2010 MaxPreps All-American.
- Guided Rick Bridge to a District Championship in in 2009, 2010 and 2012 and Sectional Championships in both 2009 and 2010.
- Helped Rock Bridge finish fourth at State in 2009.
- Member of National Honors Society.
- Presidential Excellence Award recipient in 2009.
- Born Sept. 6, 1993, to mother LeeAnn Phillips in Columbia, Mo.
- Uncle, Lenny, played with Mickey Mantle in the minor leagues.
- Brother, Justin, is a Mizzou graduate (2011) and is pursuing a professional umpiring career.
- Is a die-hard St. Louis Cardinals fan.
- Is a very talented musician and can play the guitar, piano and drums.