Kimmy Phillips, a sophomore women's swimmer, is next up in February's Get To Know Your Mean Green Student-Athlete. Click on the video to meet Kimmy.
Mean Green women's swimming hosts the Sun Belt Conference Championship on Feb. 27-March 3 in Rockwall, TX. North Texas looks to improve on its third-place finish last year.
Was one of North Texas' top three performers in three events (500 free, 1000 free, 1650 free) ... Claimed gold as the second-leg of the 800 free relay at the Sun Belt Championships, setting a school record 7:19.00 ... 200 FREESTYLE: Finished 12th at the SBC Championships with a 1:52.48 qualifying run and 1:51.91 in the consolation finals ... Also swam a 1:51.91 at the Mizzou Invite on 12/2 ... Became the 10th fastest swimmer all-time with the that time ... 500 FREESTYLE: Placed fifth at the SBC Championships with a time of 4:51.44, a personal-best ... Jumped to the fourth all-time performer spot and third-fastest of the season with that time ... Won the event against New Mexico State in 5:06.67 ... Placed third in the Green and White meet ... 1000 FREESTYLE: Became No. 3 on the all-time top 10 performers list after a 10:04.90 split at the SBC championships ... Set the second fastest time of the season with that time ... Dropped a 10:13.20 split at Texas A&M on 2/4 ... 1650 FREESTYLE: Claimed bronze in the SBC Championships with a 16:40.45, setting a new personal-best time and leaping to No. 3 on the all-time top 10 performers list.
Was a 4-time regional champion in the 200 freestyle ... Had a career best of 1:51.41 in that event ... Named Swimmer of the Meet in the Region II-4A meet ... Received All-State honors 11 times while in High School ... Received the bronze medal at the 4A State Championships in the 200 free and 500 free ... Had a career best of 4:59.96 in the 500 free ... Swam in the State Championship all four years she was in high school ... Was a USA Scholastic All-American in the 200 free, 500 free, and 1000 freestyle during 2011 ... Has a career best of 10:16.08 in the 1000 freestyle
Born on June 29, 1993 ... Daughter of Scott and Julie Phillips ... Has one brother Walter Phillips, who is a forward for the Austin College basketball squad (2009-Present).