Acrobatics & Tumbling

Oregon’s Krista Phillips named NCATA player of the week

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling sophomore Krista Phillips was named the National Collegiate Acrobatic and Tumbling Association (NCATA) inaugural player of the week Friday.

Phillips competed in every event of Oregon’s victories over Asuza Pacific and Concordia University – Wisconsin.

Against Concordia, Phillips scored an event-high 9.775 individual score in the six-element pass of the tumbling event.

Phillips was also a part of a group that scored a perfect 10 in the pyramid heat in the compulsory event two meets in a row.

Undefeated Oregon (2-0) will face Quinnipiac Sunday at 9 a.m. (PT).

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Joseph is in his third year as a sports reporter at the Emerald. If you have any questions for the reporter, email Joseph at [email protected]