9 - Phil Christner
Phil Christner
Birth Date: 06/25/1983
Height: 6-0
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: LaPorte, Ind.
High School: LaPorte
Position: WR
2004: Honorable mention All-PFL wide receiver...played in all 11 games...finished second on the team in pass receiving...led the Bulldogs in receiving yards...had touchdown catches at Albion and at Davidson...posted a career-long 29 yard reception against St. Francis (Ind.)...had a career-high six receptions against Albion and Drake...recorded a career-high 71 receiving yards at Albion...chosen Butler's Offensive Player of the Game for the Drake game...named to the PFL Academic All-Conference second team...received a 2004 Bulldog Tenacity Award from Butler's coaching staff...2003: Played in 10 of Butler's 11 games...had a season-long 12-yard pass reception against Austin Peay...named to the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll...2002: Saw action in Butler's junior varsity game...Personal: Finance major...born 6/25/83...son of Dorvin and Jeanne Christner...High School: All-state flanker at LaPorte High School...two-year all-area pick...first team all-conference as a senior...2001 Academic All-State...holds three school single game receiving records...second in career receptions and third in career receiving yards at LaPorte...had 45 catches for 625 yards and six touchdowns in final prep season...earned three varsity letters...High School Coach: Bob Schellinger.