Born 6/25/80 in Howell, Michigan ... parents are James and Linda Philburn ... married to Eric Cottle.
1999-T&F: finished first in the 1500m at the Robison Invitational...placed eighth at the Junior Nationals in the 1500m...named USATF Junior All-American.
1999-CC: ran a 19:05 at the Roy Griak Invitational.
2000-T&F: ran the second-fastest BYU time of the indoor season in the 800m, posting a 2:10.81 at the Intermountain Championships ...ran a 5:05.03 in the indoor mile at the Illinois Invitational...finished second in the 800m at the Cal Poly Invitational with a time of 2:14...recorded a seventh-place finish with a 4:34.63 in the 1500m at the ASU Invitational.
2000-CC: finished 17th at BYU Triple Crown, covering 3-mile course in 18:23...ran season-best 18:23 on the 5K course at the Great American Festival...third team finisher at Stanford Invitational, finishing ninth overall.
2001-T&F: finished fourth in 800m (2:15.35) at Minnesota Classic... won 800m (2:14.39) at MWC Indoor Championships...finished first in 800m (2:13.97) at Cal Poly Invitational...third in 800m (2:11.52) at Cougar Invitational...finished second in 1500m at Robison Invitational in season-best time of 4:33.42...ran season-best 2:10.90 in the 800m to finish second at MWC Outdoor Championship... Cougar Club Scholar Athlete.
Played basketball and track ... all-state in track for three years in the 800m ... took second place at the Midwest Meet of Champions ... holds five high school records ... voted Most Outstanding Athlete of the Year ... four year Academic All-State.
Ran a time of 19:05 at the Roy Griak Invitational.
Finished 17th at BYU Triple Crown, running the three-mile course in 18:23 ... ran season-best 18:23 on the 5K course at the Great American Festival ... third team finisher at Stanford Invitational, finishing ninth overall.
Finished 14th at the Great Race with a time of 18:45 ... finished 59th at the Great American Festival with a time of 18:29.3.
Placed seventh at the Autumn classic with at time of 21:48.0 ... ran the Great American Festival B Team race in 19:45.7 to finish seventh ... finished fifth at the Arizona State Invitational in 18:05 ... helped lead the team to victory at Pre-Nationals with at fourth place finish in a time of 21.19.5 ... finished 12th at the MWC Championships with a time of 21.28.9 ... finished eighth at Mountain Regional in 21.16 ... placed 46th at the NCAA Championships, finishing the race in 20:45.1.