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    Saphira Philson

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Naples, Fla.

    High School:
    Barron Collier

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    G

    10/09/2012

    The First Week of Practice...with Saphira Philson

    Freshman talks about the beginning of practice

    03/21/2013

    Air Force vs. San Diego State - March 6, 2013

    The Falcons celebrate Senior Night versus the Aztecs.

    03/19/2013

    Air Force vs. Boise State - Feb. 20, 2013

    The Falcons defeat the Broncos during their annual Play 4Kay event.

    01/07/2013

    Air Force vs. San Diego - Dec. 2, 2012

    The Falcons take on the Toreros in the final game of the Air Force Classic.

    12/07/2012

    Air Force vs. Army (Nov. 23, 2012)

    The Falcons host service-academy rival Army in their home opener.

    12/07/2012

    Air Force vs. Navy - Nov. 26, 2012

    The Falcons host the Mids in a service-academy rivalry contest.

    2012-13: Played in 15 games ... averaged 0.9 points, 0.9 assists and 0.4 rebounds per contest ... knocked down three-pointers in games versus Navy, Penn, Wyoming and Fresno State ... also recorded seven steals and a block on the season.

    High School: Lettered four years in basketball ... coached by Mike Hamburger ... all-state and all-area honoree ... state and regional champion in 2008 ... three-time district champion ... McDonald's All-America nominee ... also lettered one year in track ... member of National Honor Society.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 19 ... daughter of Jari and Malinka Philson ... mother played basketball at the University of Kentucky ... has a younger sister, Jamilla (12) ... attended the Academy Prep School ... team captain for the Huskies ... played AAU ball with the Orlando Comets ... would like to one day become a heavy pilot ... hobbies include hanging out with friends and watching movies.

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