Krista Phillips

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Krista Phillips
Krista Phillips.jpg
Krista Phillips at the 2012 Summer Olympics
College University of Michigan
Sport Basketball
Position Center
Jersey # 25
Class Senior
Career 2006–present
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Nationality Canadian
Born (1988-05-18) May 18, 1988 (age 28)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
High school Aden Bowman Collegiate
Awards
Runner-up for Canada's Miss Basketball award as a senior
Named Canada's Top Female Post for 2005-06
Univ. of Michigan Athletic Academic Achievement award winner (2007)
Michigan’s Field Goal Award (2007)
All-Big Ten Conference honorable mention (media) (2008)
Michigan’s Top Rebounder Award (2008-09)

Krista Lynn Phillips (born May 18, 1988 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian basketball centre for the Dandenong Rangers of the Australian WNBL.

Career[edit]

Michigan Wolverines[edit]

In her junior year at University of Michigan, Phillips earned her third varsity letter. She played in all 30 games with seven starts and averaged 18.9 minutes per game. She ranked second on the team in blocks with 28 (0.89 per game) and scored in double figures in six games. During the season, she posted her 100th career block; and became one of six Wolverines with 100-plus career blocks. At season’s end, she ranked 19th in the Big Ten in rebounding, averaging 5.2 rebounds per game. Some of the highlights of her season included:

  • Tallied a season-high six blocks in the season-opener at Kentucky (November 15).[1]
  • Played a season-best 35 minutes against Texas A&M (November 20).[2]
  • Lone Wolverine to post double figure rebounds on the season with 10 against North Carolina State (December 5)[3] and 11 at Purdue (February 26).
  • She scored a season-high 16 points against Iowa (January 26).[4]
  • Was 5-of-5 from the floor against Penn State (February 9).[5]
  • Posted a season-high 11 rebounds against Purdue (February 26).[6]
  • Recorded Michigan’s lone double-double of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds against Purdue (February 26).

Team Canada[edit]

  • She was a two-year member of Canada's Junior National Team (2005–06). At the 2006 FIBA Americas Under-18 World Championship Qualification Tournament in Colorado Springs, Colorado, she was part of a silver medal winning team. At the tournament, she averaged 5.8 points and 4.3 rebounds in four games.
  • At the 2005 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Tunisia, she averaged 8.7 points, a team-high 7.4 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in seven games. She was an alternate on Canada's 2004 Junior National Team.

From 2001-2005, she was a four-year member of Team Saskatchewan. At the 2005 Canada Summer Games, she led Team Saskatchewan to a fifth-place finish.

  • Of note, she played with former Michigan Wolverine teammate Stephany Skrba on Canada's Junior National Team in 2005.[7]

WNBL[edit]

Phillips signed with the Dandenong Rangers of Australia's WNBL for the 2011/12 Season. One of her teammates is LA Sparks guard Jenna O'Hea.

Olympic Games[edit]

Krista was part of Team Canada during the London 2012 Summer Olympics.

Career stats[edit]

Season Team Games Played Games Started Minutes Field Goals Three Points Free Throws 'Rebounds Assists Blocks Steals Points'
2006-07 Michigan Wolverines 29 21 547 86 6 53 126 10 37 17 231
2007-08 Michigan Wolverines 33 26 726 140 14 47 190 34 46 19 341
2008-09 Michigan Wolverines 30 7 566 75 5 21 155 29 31 14 176
2009-10 Michigan Wolverines

[8]

Personal[edit]

Her sister Sara, is a junior on the University of Rhode Island's volleyball team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mgoblue.com[dead link]
  2. ^ Mgoblue.com Archived December 4, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Mgoblue.com Archived December 17, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Mgoblue.com[dead link]
  5. ^ Mgoblue.com Archived February 15, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Mgoblue.com[dead link]
  7. ^ "Basketball.ca". Basketball.ca. 
  8. ^ Mgoblue.com Archived May 28, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.