Phil Knies
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Phil  Knies
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 171

Position:
Forward

Juniors Team:
Sioux City/USHL

Before Miami
Drafted in the first round (15th overall) in the 2015 USHL Entry Draft … finished second on the Sioux City Musketeers with 21 goals while posting 41 points in 60 games in 2016-17 … helped the Musketeers post the USHL’s top record in 2016-17 while adding 10 points (3g, 7a) in 13 playoff games … skated in 47 games with the Musketeers in 2015-16, posting 13 points (5g, 8a) as one of the league's youngest players … served as assistant captain of the Colorado Thunderbirds U16 team in 2014-15, where he put up 15 goals and 16 assists in 22 games with an additional four goals and three assists in four playoff outings.

Personal
Born June 4, 1998 in Slovakia … parents are Michaela and Miroslav Knies … plans to major in business.