| Jared Phillips
1,500M: 4:01.52 | Mile: 4:20.50 | 3,000M: 8:42.39 | Steeplechase: 9:33.45
Cross Country (Junior) - A solid contributor who competed in all of the meets on UK's schedule ... 8,000-meter season best time 25:28.0 came at the Bluegrass Invitational in Lexington ... Placed inside the top-55 at four of six meets.
Cross Country (Sophomore) - Crossed the finish line in 16:30.10 at the Belmont Opener 5K... Ran for the Wildcats in the Belmont Opener for second consecutive year... Set personal-best 8K time at Greater Louisville meet with a time of 26:20.05... Competed at SEC Cross Country Championship 8K for the first time in his career, and finished 92ndat 26:22.43.
Outdoor - Competed at 1,500 meters and in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... 1,500M collegiate-best 4:01.52 came at the Polytan Invitational ... Steeplechase collegiate best 9:33.45 was recorded at the Kentuckiana Border Battle.
Indoor - Competed in the mile as well as at 3,000 meters ... Mile PR 4:20.50 came at Spire Invitational ... 3K season best 8:42.39.
Cross Country - Competed in two events as a freshman ... Finished 19th at the Belmont-VU Opener after finishing the 5K in 16:02.54 ... His time at the Belmont-VU Opener was the fifth best 5K time on the year for Kentucky ... Completed the 8K at the Tennessee Invitational in 26:33.80.
A versatile runner, Jared competed in the 4x400-meter relay, 800m run, 1,600m run and 3,200m run, in addition to cross country ... Was an All-State performer in cross country in 2009, in the 3,200m run in 2010 and in the 800m run in 2011 ... Named All-Midstate in 2007, 2009 and 2010 in cross country, and was named all-midstate in track in 2010 ... Made the All-Region team in cross country in 2007, 2009-10 and in track from 2008-11 ... Section track champion in the 800m in 2011 ... Regional champion in cross country in 2010, 3,200m run in 2011, 4x800m relay in 2009-10, and 800m run in 2010-11 ... AP Scholar award winner as a junior ... AP Statistics award winner as a senior ... Nathan Stephens Memorial Scholarship Award Recipient as a senior ... Participated in Habitat for Humanity and various other service projects with his church's youth group ... Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, First Priority ... Renaissance, New Vision Baptist High School Ministry and S.A.V.E. (Sustaining a Village Everyday)
Born April 1, 1993 in Lexington, Ky. ... Parents are John Phillips and Brittany Lawrence ... Chose Kentucky for its facilities, the C.A.T.S. program, academics and the team's future.