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#8 Chris Phillips Season 2024

Shreveport, La.
Previous School
Northwestern St.
High School
Captain Shreve HS

Transfer from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La., who will contend for the starting job at catcher this season after earning nine starts behind the plate in 2001 … received a medical red-shirt at Northwestern State in 2000 due to shoulder surgery.

2001 Season: Appeared in 25 games (nine starts) for the Tigers, batting .190 (8-for-42) with two doubles and four RBI … registered a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in 105 chances (99 put-outs, six assists) … enjoyed an outstanding LSU debut, he was 2-for-5 with one double and one RBI in the season opener vs. Kansas State (Feb. 10) … 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI in win over Houston (Feb. 18). 

High School: Earned two letters in baseball (catcher, pitcher) and two in football (quarterback, punter) at Captain Shreve High in Shreveport … a two-time all-district and all-city selection in baseball … also earned all-district honors in football … batted .460 in his senior season with one homer and 16 RBI. 

Personal: Full name is Christopher Robert Phillips … parents are Mike and Kathy Phillips … has one older brother, Michael … credits his parents with having the greatest influence upon his athletic career … majoring in kinesiology … born June 15, 1979.

Phillips’ LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 5 (two times)
Hits: 2 (two times)
Runs Scored: 1 (three times)
Doubles: 1 (two times)
Triples: None
Home Runs: None
RBI: 2 (two times)
Stolen Bases: None

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