BETHLEHEM, Pa. -

The assault case against a Lehigh University football player is proceeding to trial.

Russhon Phillips waived his preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

Phillips is facing a slew of charges for an incident outside a Bethlehem bar including assault, public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and harassment.

Witnesses say Phillips assaulted another student outside a bar on East Fifth Street in mid-September.

Phillips is out on bail.