Randy Phillips Named BCBSNC Blue Chip Performer
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men's tennis sophomore Randy Phillips (Snellville, Ga./Brookwood) has been named this week's Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. The Blue Chip Performer is chosen weekly from all sports in season and runs throughout the 2012-13 UNCG athletics campaign.
Phillips led the Spartans to a 5-2 victory in the season-opening dual match against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 1. Phillips and doubles partner freshman James Dougherty (Melbourne, Australia) set the tone with a 8-6 victory at No. 1 doubles.
The Snellville, Ga. native, clinched the match with a tough 7-5, 7-6 (9-7) victory agains Matias Di Pasquale at No. 4 singles. Phillips was able to win the second set tiebreaker 9-7 to help the Spartans open 1-0 in the spring season.
Phillips and the Spartans return to the courts Saturday at noon against Big South rival Campbell at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of North Carolina Blue Chip Performer Weekly Winners
Sept. 4 – Hakan Ilhan, Men's Soccer
Sept. 10 – Katherine Santiago, Volleyball
Sept. 17 – Abraham Kemboi and Chelsea Sumney, Cross Country
Sept. 24 – Fanny Cnops, Women's Golf
Oct. 1 – Hakan Ilhan, Men's Soccer
Oct. 8 – Niltooli Wilkins, Women's Tennis
Oct. 15 - Jamie Simmons, Women's Soccer
Oct. 22 - Katherine Rodriguez, Women's Soccer
Oct. 29 - Paul Chelimo, Men's Cross Country
Nov. 5 - Kelvin McNeil, Men's Basketball
Nov. 12 - Paul Katam, Men's Cross Country
Nov. 19 – Ciara Morris, Women's Basketball
Nov. 26 – Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 3 - Trevis Simpson, Men's Basketball
Dec. 10 - Breonna Patterson, Women's Basketball
Dec. 17 - Lucy Mason, Women's Basketball
Dec. 23 - Lucy Mason, Women's Basketball
Dec. 31 - Holiday Break
Jan. 7 - Janae' Stevenson, Women's Basketball
Jan. 14 – Derrell Armstrong, Men's Basketball|
Jan. 21 – Paul Katam, Indoor Track & Field
Jan. 28 – Trevis Simpson, Men's Basketball
Feb. 4 - Randy Phillips, Men's Tennis
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