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Taji Phillips
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Taji Phillips 2482840
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Dwight School

2015-16: Took part in three spring races, with the 3V8 at the Virginia Dual and ACC Championship and 2V4 at the Dale England Cup … 3V8 finished in second with a time of 7:54.7 while the 2V4 checked in third in 7:55.4 … Blue Devils finished tied for first overall at the Dale England Cup … at the ACC Championship, helped the boat to first place finish in the petite final against North Carolina with a year-best time of 6:58.091.

High School: The most valuable player of the track and field program in 2011 ... received all-conference recognition in cross country and track and field in 2012, 2013 and 2014 for coaches Michael Torres and Peter Durning ... a member of the National Honor Society ... the Student Council Vice President and a Head Girl ... received the Excellence in IB Chemistry Award in 2013 and the Excellence in Algebra II & Trig in 2011.

Personal: Born January 13, 1996 … daughter of Patresse and Christopher Phillips … has one older brother, Elijah, and one younger sister, Tatum ... mother was a sprinter at Lehman College and father played basketball at Saint Francis. 

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