2017 (Stats): Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 40 games starting 24 ... Started 18 games at first base and six as the designated hitter ... Hit .189 (17-for-90) with five doubles, a triple and three home runs ... Homered March 3 versus Princeton, March 4 against Princeton and March 24 at Virginia ... Totaled 13 RBI and scored 11 runs ... Posted a .367 slugging percentage and .282 on base percentage ... Drew 10 walks and was hit by a pitch twice ... Committed two errors on 176 fielding chances for a .989 fielding percentage ... Completed the Fuqua School of Business’ Master of Management Studies program.
2016 (Stats): Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 27 games, starting 10 ... All 10 starts came at first base ... Batted .178 (8-for-45) with four double and a home run ... Totaled seven RBI and seven runs scored ... Drew five walks ... Launched a three-run homer to right in the bottom of the second in Duke’s series-clinching win over then-No. 10 Cal Feb. 21 ... Went 2-for-2 with two doubles and two runs scored March 15 versus UMES ... Had two hits in three at bats with two RBI and a run scored March 22 against East Carolina ... Completed his undergraduate degree in public policy studies.
2015 (Stats): Played in 48 games, starting all 48 … Started 26 games in left field, 12 in right field and 10 at first base … Hit .237 (44-for-186) with 13 doubles, two triples and four home runs … Led the team in home runs … Knocked in 29 RBI … Stole two bases and drew 12 walks … Slugged .392 and registered a .276 on-base percentage … Put together a team-best, 10-game hit streak from April 22 to May 10 … Totaled 12 multiple hit games and led the team with nine multiple RBI games … Belted the first two home runs of his career March 18 against Columbia at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park … Drove in a season-high four RBI in the contest against the Lions … Also homered May 3 versus N.C. Central and May 10 at Virginia.
2014 (Stats): Appeared in four games, starting three at first base and one at designated hitter … Missed the remainder of the season due to injury.
2013 (Stats): Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 12 games as a freshman ... Saw time at first base ... Laced a single April 16 against North Carolina A&T for his first collegiate hit ... Scored two runs on the season, one each versus Boston College and No. 1 North Carolina ... Played for the Harrisonburg Turks of the Valley Baseball League over the summer, hitting .143 in 20 games with four runs scored and four RBI.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, Fla. ... Earned first team All-Metro honors as a junior ... 2012 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Florida Region All High School Senior second eam selection ... Hit over .300 as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Belted six home runs his junior season with a .325 batting average.
Personal: Born Jalen Cole Phillips on April 10, 1994 in Tampa, Fla. ... Son of John and Kitsy Phillips ... Has one older sister (Nia).