NAME: Phylesha Bullard
COACH’S QUOTE -- “Phylesha leads by example. Her positive attitude, big heart coupled with her athletic ability makes her a force to be reckoned with on the court.” – Anthony Johnson, Basketball Coach
SCHOOL: Walnut Hills
GRADUATING YEAR: 2010
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Scoring 1,000+ career points
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’10”-136 lbs.
PARENTS: Gail & Phillip
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: “My mother”
FUTURE GOAL: Seal an NCAA Basketball Championship
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: A McDonalds All-American nominee in basketball, Phylesha has scored more than 1,000 career points, and as a sophomore and junior helped lead the Eagles to two consecutive league titles and an undefeated 23-0 league record during that span. Last season she averaged 15 ppg. (leading the conference in scoring) and was named FAVC Cardinal Player of the Year, 1st team all-city, and 3rd team all-SWO district. This season, her big games include those vs. Purcell Marian (25 points), Turpin (22 points) and Seton (20 points). Phylesha will play basketball next season at Syracuse University. She also is a 1st team all-conference volleyball player, and competes in track & field. Active in community service, Phylesha played alto sax in the jazz ensemble in the school band. Her favorite athletes are Dwayne Wade and Candace Parker, favorite entertainer is Mario, favorite book is Jason and Kyra, and favorite movie is Love & Basketball. Her most-like to meet is Candace Parker.
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