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    Phillip Jones     
     
      Phillip Jones
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fishers, Ind.

High School:
Hamilton Southeastern

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165

Event:
Diving

Experience:
3L

Watch Highlight

2003-04--
Earned All-America honors for his second-place finish on the 3-meter board with 633.50 points and for his fourth-place finish on the 1-meter board with 363.50 ... Won the 3-meter title at the SEC Championships with 633.75 points ... Also at SECs, was runner-up on the 1-meter board to teammate Jevon Tarantino with 351.85 points ... At the Olympic Trials, finished third on the 3-meter with 1,073.13 points, missing the U.S. Olympic Team by one place ... Also at Olympic Trials, finished second, along with teammate Jevon Tarantino, in the 3-meter synchronized event with 615.54 points ... Took both springboard wins against Virginia with 338.85 on the 1-meter and 391.50 on the 3-meter ... Was the SEC Diver of the Week for the period ending Jan. 12 ... Finished third at the World Cup Diving Trials ... At Georgia, won the 3-meter competition with 413.62, which was a school dual-meet record ... Against Florida, finished first on the 3-meter with 388.65 ... At North Carolina State, won the 3-meter competition with 374.70 ... Named Most Improved Diver by the team.

2002-03--
Crowned three-meter champion at NCAAs in Austin, Texas with a personal-best score of 649.70. It was the first time Tennessee has had an NCAA champion since 2001...At the SEC Championships he dove to a pair of third-place finished on both the one and three-meter springboards...Led the Vols with 13 individual wins throughout the season and captured titles on both boards against Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, Penn State and Florida...At the UT Diving Invitational he won the three-meter competition with a score of 579.96...Took first on the one-meter at the Minnesota Diving Invitational with a score of 348.55...Was named SEC Athlete of the Week for Jan. 14th...Over the summer, he qualified for the Olympic Trials with a first-place showing on the three-meter with 632.07 points at the 2003 America's Cup...Finished 11th in the world on the 3-meter springboard diving competition at the World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.

2001-02-- Claimed third place honors in both the one and three-meter boards at the NCAA Championships, making him a two-time All-America...Was crowned SEC Champion on the three-meter board with a score of 596.25...Was named most valuablediver at the Dallas Morning News Classic...Lead the team in dual-meet scoring (103) and individual wins with 12...Honored as the Ken Hall Most Valuable Diver by the team.

Prior to UT -- He was a three time state champion, twice in Kentucky and once in Indiana...Holds the state record in both Kentucky and Indiana...2000 Jr world champion on one-meter and a bronze on three-meter...Two time National High School Champion...2000 Olympic Trials Qualifier...Coached by Dan Johnson at Hamilton Southeastern...

Personal -- Born April 1, 1983, in Rancocas Woods, N.J....Parents are Ron and J.J. Jones...Major: Sports Management.

Personal Bests
One-meter: 366.85
Three-meter: 649.70
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