Eddie Phillips
Eddie Phillips

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Woodland, Mich.

High School:
Lakewood

Weight:
197


Senior/Junior (2009-10)... Posted a 2-2 dual-meet record ... Went 1-2 at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 15) ... Captured the heavyweight title at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 7), posting a 4-0 record.

Junior/Sophomore (2008-09)... Claimed seventh place at the Big Ten Championships (March 7-8) with a 3-2 mark ... Defeated Purdue's Chris Kasten 2-1 in the seventh-place match ... Posted a 4-4 mark in Big Ten duals ... Used a last-second takedown to defeat Purdue's Chris Kasten 4-3 in the dual finale (Feb. 21) and earn his 50th career win ... Cruised past Penn State's Cameron Wade 7-0 (Feb. 14) ... Edged Michigan State's Alan O'Donnell 3-1 with a takedown midway through the sudden-victory frame (Feb. 8) ... Knocked off Northwestern's Ben Kuhar 3-2 in the first round of tiebreakers to force a 17-17 dual-meet tie (Jan. 31) ... Earned back-to-back wins against Binghamton's Carl Corpi (10-2) and Virginia Tech's David Marone (3-2) in U-M's home tri-meet (Jan. 24) ... Went 1-2 at the National Duals (Jan. 10-11) with a 2-0 decision against Cornell's 13th-ranked Zach Hammond ... Posted a 1-2 mark at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 5-6), earning a 6-0 decision against Northern State's Jared Little ... Split opening-weekend duals, defeating Penn's Trey McLean (6-3, Nov. 22) after falling to Lehigh's Zach Rey (3-2, Nov. 21) ... Claimed fourth place at the EMU Open (Nov. 1) with a 4-2 record.

Sophomore/Freshman (2007-08)... Split time between 197 pounds and heavyweight ... Wrestled heavyweight and went 0-2 at the Big Ten Championships (March 8-9) ... Lost a close 7-4 decision to Michigan State's heavyweight Alan O'Donnell in the dual-meet finale (Feb. 24) ... Narrowly fell to Illinois' 13th-ranked Patrick Bond 4-2 (Feb. 1) ... Started at heavyweight vs. Central Michiga (Jan. 20), falling to eighth-ranked Bubba Gritter 6-1 ... Took third place at the Kent State Open (Jan. 19) with a 4-1 mark ... Posted a 3-2 record in the Cleveland State Open (Dec. 15) heavyweight division, a 16-6 major decision over Central Michigan's Joe Everett ... Competed in the heavyweight division at the Cliff Keen Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1), losing a pair of close matches ... Split a pair of heavyweight bouts at the Northeast Duals (Nov. 24), defeating Virginia's Calvin Cardillo 4-0 ... Captured the 197-pound crown at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 11), compiling a perfect 4-0 record in the freshman/sophomore division ... Posted a 2-2 mark at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 3).

Freshman (2006-07)... Redshirted season ... Competed in eight open tournaments ... Registered a team-leading seven falls ... Placed third at the NWCA National Open (Feb. 18) with a 4-1 mark ... Took third place at the Edinboro Open (Feb. 3) with a 4-1 record ... Claimed second place at the Dan Gable Collegiate Wrestling Open (Dec. 13) with a 2-1 mark ... Posted a 3-1 record and two falls en route to third place at the Midwest Open (Dec. 30) ... Placed eighth at the Penn State Open (Dec. 3) with a 5-2 record ... Claimed second place at the Wrestling Bear Open (Nov. 18) with a 3-1 mark ... Posted a 2-2 mark at the MSU Open (Nov. 12) and went 0-2 at the EMU Open (Nov. 4) ... Pinned Eastern Michigan's John McClure (1:14) to claim first collegiate win at the MSU tournament.

Prep... Lakewood High School (2006) ... Honor Roll ... Named 2006 Lansing State Journal Wrestler of the Year ... 2006 Michigan state 189-pound champion ... State runner-up as a junior (2005) and sixth as a sophomore (2004) ... Career prep record of 150-26, including an undefeated 45-0 mark as a senior ... Claimed second at 171 pounds at the 2004 Asics Cadet Greco-Roman Nationals ... Four-time all-county and three-time all-conference selection ... Also participated in football ... Two-time all-county first team (2004, '05) and all-conference (2005) as a running back and linebacker ... 2005 LHS team captain.

Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies... Born on March 6, 1988 ... Son of Eric and Mary Johnson ... Twin brother, Alex, currently wrestles at Northern Idaho College.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2006-07 (RS) 23-11 0-0 23-11 7 0 1 -- --
2007-08 14-13 1-4 13-9 2 0 3 -- --
2008-09 16-15 8-9 8-4 1 0 1 7th --
2009-10 7-6 2-2 5-4 1 0 0 -- --
Totals 60-45 11-15 49-40 11 0 5


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