WSU CAREER. FRESHMAN (2004-05): Cross Country - Trained with team and ran unattached in local meets including 37th finish at Idaho Jamboree (9/3/04, Moscow) and 31st at EWU Invite (10/16/04, Cheney)...Indoor - Clocked PR times in 800m of 1:54.29i at Husky Classic (2/12/05, Seattle) and mile of 4:19.14i Frank Sevigne (2/5/05, Lincoln)...ran lead leg of Distance Medley Relay for fifth place at MPSF Championships (2/26/05, Seattle)...Outdoor - Fastest steeplechase time of 9:08.74 at UW Dual (4/30/05, Seattle)...finished 12th in the steeplechase at the Pac-10 Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned 10 letters in three sports at Pullman High, four as a distance runner for track coach Mike Hinz, three in football for coach Bob Wollan and three on coach Ken Swanger's basketball squad...senior year, was state champion in 800m (1:56) and 1600m (4:19)...ran third leg on 2A state champion 4x400m relay team...was top scorer at state track meet helping team to a second place finish...named to All-Great Northern League defensive first team on Greyhounds state runner-up football team...earned all-GNL first team and second team all-state honors as a wide receiver...all-state honorable mention as a defensive back and punt return specialist...captained basketball and track teams...named to second team all-GNL in basketball...as a junior, was state runner-up in 1600m, finished third in 3200m...anchored second-place boys 4x400m relay team...ranked in top 100 in the nations among boys 1600m runners...member of state champion track team which tied own record for most points scored at a state championship with 79...point guard on state runner-up basketball team...holds PHS records in 1600m (4:17.8) and 3200m (9:36.54)...participated in summer league American Legion baseball.
PERSONAL. Phillip Hinrichs Jr. was born on 7/1/85, at Pullman, Wash...mother Pamela is a finance manager...father Phillip is a business owner and 1980 graduate of WSU where he pitched for Cougar baseball in 1978 and 1979...grandfather Bob ran the 120yrd hurdles for the WSU track team...two-time recipient of Pullman High Brandon Wisniew Award...interested in pursuing a degree in sport management.
HINRICHS' BESTS: 800m - 1:54.29i (2005) 1500m - 4:00.85 (2005) Mile - 4:19.14i (2005) Steeplechase - 9:08.74 (2005) Distance Medley Relay - 10:01.03 (2005)
PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES: 2005 Steeplechase 12th 9:24.65
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