2017-18 (Sophomore): Captured first career Bison Athlete of the Week award (Jan. 22) after going 2-0 during Bucknell's duals against Harvard and Brown ... upset No. 16 C.J. LaFragola of Brown in sudden victory overtime, 6-4, to earn his first career win over a ranked opponent.
2016-17 (Freshman): Went 13-11 with one pin, one tech. fall, and two major decisions at 184 and 197 pounds ... placed second at the Cleveland State Open and at the Navy Classic, both with 3-1 records ... made collegiate debut and went 4-2 on his way to a fifth-place finish at the Clarion Open ... picked up first career win with a 6-0 decision in his opening match at the Clarion Open ... had two three-match winning streaks.
Before Bucknell: Four-year wrestling letterwinner at Norwin High School … also earned a football letter … wrestling team captain … four-time state qualifier, finishing as high as second in 2016 … two-time WPIAL champion … finished in top three at WPIALs four times … four-time first-place finisher at sectionals … 145-14 career record to break school wins record … three-time Powerade placewinner … four-time NHSCA All-American … three-time state champion in both Greco and Freestyle … Fargo All-American … two-time Super 32 fourth-place finisher … selected to Dapper Dan WPIAL wrestling team … Cadet National Team member … Schoolboy National Team member … Fargo National Team member … member of Young Guns Wrestling Club, which was NHSCA national champion and Disney Duals national champion … Judge Driscol Norwin Male Scholar-Athlete recipient … KDKA Extra Effort award recipient … American Legion Award Winner.
Personal: Andrew Tyler Phipps … born Aug. 18, 1997 in Rochester, Pennsylvania … son of Andy and Gretchen Phipps … has two younger siblings, Kurtis and Kira ... major is environmental geosciences.