Torero Swimmer Competes in U.S. Olympic Trials
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Inside USD -- Eleanor Phillips will be like millions of other sports fans later this month, rooting for United States athletes competing in London’s Summer Olympics. For Phillips, in particular, that will mean cheering for the swimmers.
“I’ve looked up to Kathleen Hersey and a lot of the Olympic swimmers,” said Phillips when mentioning the 22-year-old American who, along with Cammile Adams, will vie in the 200-meter butterfly event July 31 (prelims/semifinals) and, hopefully, the Aug. 1 final at the London Aquatic Centre. (Full Story)
Phillips is a double major in Spanish and Environmental Studies.