GopherSports will be doing a series of Q&As with incoming freshmen wrestlers to lead into the season.
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Did not see any action for the season.
Won the conference title four years in a row (2009-12), becoming Union County High School's first ever state champion Helped his squad to twoteam Tri Eastern Conference titles (2010, 2012) Four-time Sectional andRegionalAll-Area selections Twice named Semi-State All-Area Won individual state championships in 2009 and 2010 Took third at state in 2011 Finished runner-up at 2010 Flow Nationalsto be named All-America Four-time varsity letterwinner High school coaches were Dan Briggs and Jeff Matthews Four-time winner of Mental Attitude Award.
Born December 15, 1992 Son of Troy and Tina Phillips Has a younger sister, Ashley (14) Enjoys hunting and fishing Lists winning his first state title as his most memorable sports thrill Major is undecided.
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