April Phillips

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April Phillips

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Long Beach Poly

Height:
6-0

Position:
Forward



2008-09 (As a Junior): Played in 31 of Xavier's games, starting in each contest ... Averaged 7.7 points per game and her 8.5 rebounds per game was the fifth-highest average in the Atlantic 10 Conference ... Corralled double-digit rebounds in 13 games and scored in double-figures 10 times ... Totaled six double-doubles for XU and snared at least seven rebounds in 23 games ... Finished second on the squad at 43.4 percent shooting ... Matched a then career high with 10 rebounds in back-to-back games against North Carolina (11/19) and at Louisville (11/22) ... Scored 12 points and notched her first-career double-double with 12 rebounds against Akron on December 5. Phillips was 6-of-10 from the floor in 26 minutes of action against the Zips ... Tied a career high with 16 points and established a new career best with 13 rebounds in XU's very next game at Cincinnati (12/7) ... Phillips was a solid 7-of-11 from the floor in 35 minutes for XU ... Tied that career-high rebounding total against the rugged frontline of Mississippi State on January 4 in Starkville, Miss. ... Recorded the third double-double of her career in only 17-minutes of action with a 10-point, 10-rebound effort against Duquesne on January 14 ... Put together the best all-around game of her career with a 10-point, 12-rebound, eight-assist effort in Xavier's 82-62 thrashing of George Washington on February 11. She made all three of her attempts from the field and those career-high eight assists came against only two turnovers ... Notched her sixth double-double of the season in XU's next game against Dayton (2/15). Phillips scored 10 points and hauled in 11 rebounds in 32 minutes against the Flyers ... A two-sport athlete, Phillips won the Atlantic 10 Shot Put Championship in May.

2009 Postseason: Averaged eight points and 5.5 rebounds in XU's two postseason contests ... Scored 10 points on 5-of-10 shooting and also snatched five rebounds in XU's A-10 Championship Quarterfinal against Dayton (3/7) ... Totaled six points and six rebounds in the team's NCAA First Round showdown against Gonzaga on March 21.

2007-08 (As a Sophomore): Became eligible following the first semester and saw time in XU's last 23 contests ... XU was 18-5 in those 23 contests ... Finished fifth on the team in scoring at 6.0 points and third on the team at 5.5 rebounds in only 18.1 minutes per game ... Second on the squad with a 42.9 percent field goal percentage ... Made her collegiate debut in style by scoring seven points in a one-minute span in XU's victory over Akron on December 28 ... Pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds and was only two points shy of a double-double in Xavier's victory over No. 7 Georgia on January 6 ... Notched double-digit points for the first time at XU when she dropped 12 on Saint Joseph's in only 16 minutes of action on January 21. Phillips was 3-of-6 from the floor vs. the Hawks but she also made a career-best six free throws in a career-high eight attempts ... Poured in a career-high 16 points on perfect 6-for-6 shooting in XU's trouncing of Rhode Island on February 3. Phillips also snared six boards vs. the Rams ... Hit her stride in late February when she averaged 14.3 points and 8.7 rebounds per game during a three game stretch. The stretch included a 15-point, eight-rebound effort in the win at La Salle on February 23.

2008 Postseason: Averaged 2.5 points and was third on the team at 6.5 rebounds per game during XU's four-game run in the postseason, which included another Atlantic 10 Championship and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament ... Phillips scored only two points but she corralled eight big rebounds in XU's win over Temple in the A-10 Championship Final ... Scored three points and hauled in seven boards vs. Nebraska in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

At Georgia Tech as a Freshman (2005-06): Played in 26 games and earned one starting assignment ... averaged 3.2 points per game and 2.8 rebounds per game n 9.4 minutes per game ... Scored a career-best 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting while snaring five rebounds vs. Clemson on January 29 ... Netted 11 points and was 4-of-5 from the floor in 13 minutes of action vs. Wake Forest on January 22 ... Played a career-high 24 minutes vs. No. 6 Maryland on January 25. Scored six points and hauled in a career-high eight rebounds vs. the eventual national champs ... Will become eligible following the first semester and will have two full years remaining after the 2007-08 campaign.

In High School (2001-05): Two-time Nike All-American and twice named a Street & Smith Honorable Mention All-American ... Named the nation's sixth-best wing player according to the 2004 All Star Girls Report ... Also named one of the top 250 seniors in the Class of 2005, according to the same publication ... A member of the USA Developmental Hoop Festival Champion Team in 2004 ... Named to the Press Telegram Dream Team in 2004, the Press Telegram All-Star Team in 2003, 2004, and `05 and the L.A. Times All-Star Team in 2005 ... Led Long Beach Poly to the Moore League Championship during her junior year and helped the team to runner-up honors in the region championship ... Also excelled at track and field, finishing fourth in the state in the shot put while leading her team to the state championship in her junior year ... Also named All-State in track and field in 2004 and 2005 ... Won the California Legislative Sports Award for Track and Field ... Also earned a Pursuit of Excellence Student-Athlete Medallion in 2005.

CAREER HIGHS
Points 19 vs. Minnesota (November 28, 2009)
Field Goals Made 8 vs. Minnesota (November 28, 2009)
Field Goals Attempted 14 Twice
3-Pt Field Goals Made 3 at St. Bonaventure (January 25, 2010)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 4 vs. Massachusetts (February 20, 2010)
Free Throws Made 6 Twice
Free Throws Attempted 8 vs. Saint Joseph's (January 19, 2008)
Rebounds 14 Twice
Assists 8 vs.George Washington(February 11, 2009)
Blocks 3 at Massachusetts (January 21, 2009)
Steals 4 Three Times
CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A TO S Pts-Avg
2005-06 26-1 9.4 32-77 .416 0-2 .000 18-31 .581 72-2.8 47 6 31 6 82-3.2
2007-08 23-0 18.1 54-126 .429 0-1 .000 31-56 .554 126-5.5 46 20 60 13 139-6.0
2008-09 31-31 25.5 98-226 .434 0-2 .000 44-80 .550 263-8.5 77 37 84 31 240-7.7
2009-10 34-34 24.6 112-272 .412 6-22 .273 63-105 .600 214-6.3 96 52 101 44 293-8.6
TOTAL 114-66 20.1 296-701 .422 6-27 .222 156-272 .574 675-5.9 266 115 276 94 754-6.6