Joe Hillman Athlete Profile

#11 Joe Hillman

Joe Hillman
Position: Opposite Hitter Height: 6-7 Weight: 193 Roster Years: 2003-2004 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV



All-America

  • 2004 AVCA Second Team

Personal

Born in Las Vegas, Nev ... parents are R. Roger Hillman and Janice Stout ... served an LDS Church mission in Independence, Missouri from Jan. 1996 to Dec. 1997 ... married to the former Kyra Eberhard May 4, 2002 ... majoring in fitness and wellness ... started playing volleyball at age 14 ... also enjoys fishing, beach volleyball, and hanging out with his wife.

Before BYU

Attended Boulder City High School in Las Vegas ... first-team all-conference in volleyball ... served as co-captain for the Utah Valley State College volleyball team ... named MVP of the NIRSA Nationals ... first-team NCCA All-American twice ... two-time first-team all-conference.

Summary

Hillman came to BYU after twice earning First-Team NCCA All-America honors at UVSC ... was a key member of the 2004 NCAA National Championship team ... earned AVCA Second-Team All-America honors as a senior ... was very consistent all season, tied for second on the team in total kills with 418 ... hit .405 (66-15-126) in five postseason games as the Cougars claimed the MPSF and the NCAA championships ... competed in 44 matches in two seasons ... served as a backup as a junior ... prepped at Boulder City High School in Las Vegas where he earned first-team all-conference in volleyball.

Stats

Career Match Highs
Kills: 27 at Hawaii, 3/20/04
Attempts: 46 vs. Pepperdine, 3/13/04
Hitting Percentage: .667 vs. Stanford, 2/21/04
Digs: 10 at UCLA, 4/8/04
Block Assists: 6 at Long Beach State, 1/30/04
Block Solos: 1 (nine times)
Total Blocks: 6 (twice) at Long Beach State, 1/30/04; at UC San Diego, 4/3/04
Service Aces: 4 at Ohio State, 1/23/04
Assists: 4 vs. Pacific 2/6/04

Year-by-Year stats
				Year
MP GP K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE RE D BS BA TB B/G BE BHE
2003 12 21 20 0.95 5 37 0.405 0 1 3 1 0 0 3 3 0.14 1 0
2004*^ 32 118 418 3.54 135 820 0.345 24 22 66 3 125 9 82 91 0.77 7 2

2004 Match-by-Match Statistics |-------ATTACK------| SET |-SERVE-| PASS DEF |-------BLOCK------| GEN Date Opponent GP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Jan 10, 2004 at Pepperdine.......... 2 11 4 18 .389 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1.0 0 Jan 09, 2004 at Pepperdine.......... 3 17 5 33 .364 0 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 2.0 0 Jan 16, 2004 NO. 5 CS NORTHRIDGE.... 3 21 11 37 .270 1 1 1 0 2 0 3 1 3.0 0 Jan 17, 2004 NO. 5 CS NORTHRIDGE.... 4 13 5 26 .308 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1.0 0 Jan 23, 2004 at No. 12 Ohio State... 3 10 5 24 .208 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Jan 24, 2004 at No. 12 Ohio State... 4 10 7 28 .107 0 0 4 0 6 1 2 0 3.0 0 Jan 28, 2004 at No. 2 Long Beach St. 5 14 4 29 .345 1 2 1 0 5 0 3 0 3.0 0 Jan 30, 2004 at No. 2 Long Beach St. 4 4 5 18 -.056 2 1 2 0 4 0 6 0 6.0 0 Feb 06, 2004 NO. 12 PACIFIC......... 3 7 4 13 .231 4 0 2 0 4 0 3 0 3.0 0 Feb 07, 2004 NO. 12 PACIFIC......... 3 8 4 17 .235 2 0 1 0 2 1 4 1 5.0 0 Feb 20, 2004 NO. 11 STANFORD........ 3 10 2 17 .471 1 2 3 0 2 0 2 1 2.0 0 Feb 21, 2004 NO. 11 STANFORD........ 3 18 0 27 .667 1 1 3 0 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 Feb 26, 2004 at No. 9 UC Irvine..... 4 8 4 17 .235 1 0 0 0 6 0 5 0 5.0 0 Feb 28, 2004 at No. 9 UC Irvine..... 4 20 5 38 .395 0 1 4 0 9 1 3 0 4.0 0 Mar 05, 2004 NO. 6 SANTA BARBARA.... 3 4 2 9 .222 0 0 1 0 5 0 3 1 3.0 0 Mar 06, 2004 NO. 6 SANTA BARBARA.... 3 14 4 23 .435 0 1 3 0 6 0 5 0 5.0 0 Mar 12, 2004 NO. 5 PEPPERDINE....... 4 10 3 17 .412 0 2 3 0 3 0 1 0 1.0 0 Mar 13, 2004 NO. 5 PEPPERDINE....... 4 26 6 46 .435 1 0 3 0 8 0 1 0 1.0 0 Mar 18, 2004 at No. 5 Hawai`i....... 4 9 4 28 .179 0 2 1 0 6 0 1 0 1.0 1 Mar 20, 2004 at No. 5 Hawai`i....... 5 27 5 43 .512 0 1 5 0 6 1 2 0 3.0 0 Mar 26, 2004 LEWIS.................. 4 11 7 26 .154 0 0 1 0 2 1 4 1 5.0 0 Apr 02, 2004 at UC San Diego........ 4 14 2 24 .500 2 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 2.0 1 Apr 03, 2004 at UC San Diego........ 3 10 4 20 .300 1 0 1 0 4 1 5 0 6.0 0 Apr 08, 2004 at No. 3 UCLA.......... 4 16 5 31 .355 1 0 3 0 10 0 4 0 4.0 0 Apr 09, 2004 at No. 3 UCLA.......... 5 16 8 33 .242 0 1 4 2 2 0 3 1 3.0 0 Apr 15, 2004 USC.................... 3 11 1 20 .500 0 0 2 0 3 1 2 0 3.0 0 Apr 17, 2004 USC.................... 5 13 4 32 .281 0 0 6 0 4 1 3 1 4.0 0 Apr 24, 2004 NO. 8 UC IRVINE........ 3 8 1 13 .538 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3.0 0 Apr 29, 2004 NO. 4 PEPPERDINE....... 4 14 4 30 .333 1 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 2.0 0 May 01, 2004 NO. 2 LONG BEACH ST.... 4 19 3 32 .500 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2.0 0 May 06, 2004 vs No. 4 Lewis......... 3 11 3 25 .320 1 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 2.0 0 May 08, 2004 vs No. 2 Long Beach St. 5 14 4 26 .385 1 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 3.0 0 Totals..............................118 418 135 820 .345 24 22 66 3 125 9 82 7 91.0 2 Games played: 118 Kills per game: 3.54 Assists per game: 0.20 Service aces per game: 0.19 Digs per game: 1.06 Blocks per game: 0.77 2003 Match-by-Match Statistics |-------ATTACK------| SET |-SERVE-| PASS DEF |-------BLOCK------| GEN Date Opponent GP K E TA Pct A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE Total BHE Feb 07, 2003 UC SAN DIEGO........... 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Feb 28, 2003 at USC................. 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Mar 01, 2003 at USC................. 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 0 Mar 05, 2003 CONCORDIA.............. 2 7 1 9 .667 0 0 1 1 4 0 2 0 2.0 0 Mar 14, 2003 NO. 7 UC IRVINE........ 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Mar 15, 2003 NO. 7 UC IRVINE........ 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Mar 22, 2003 at No. 10 CS Northridge 1 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Mar 28, 2003 NO.4 LONG BEACH ST..... 3 3 0 4 .750 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 Mar 29, 2003 NO.4 LONG BEACH ST..... 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Apr 11, 2003 at No. 1 Pepperdine.... 3 6 3 16 .188 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 1.0 0 Apr 12, 2003 at No. 1 Pepperdine.... 1 3 1 6 .333 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 May 01, 2003 NO. 10 PENN STATE...... 3 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Totals.............................. 21 20 5 37 .405 0 1 2 1 11 0 3 1 3.0 0 Games played: 21 Kills per game: 0.95 Service aces per game: 0.05 Digs per game: 0.52 Blocks per game: 0.14



2003 | Junior Year

Competed in 21 games on the season ... recorded a personal-best .667 hitting percent (7-1-9) on Mar. 5 against Concordia ... registered 20 kills, one ace, 11 digs and three blocks on the season.

2004 | Senior Year

Earned AVCA All-America Second-team honors ... member of the 2004 National Championship team ... competed in 118 games this season ... named to the MPSF All-Tournament team ... starting opposite-side hitter ... second on the roster with 3.54 kills per game ... registered 91 blocks on the season, 0.77 per game ... led the team with 22 service aces ... led BYU with a team-high 26 kills on Mar. 13 in a 3-1 win over Pepperdine ... hit his career-best 27 kills on Mar. 20 against Hawaii ... posted his first double-double performance with 16 kills and 10 digs against UCLA on Apr. 8, marking his career-high in digs ... recorded double-digit kills in 25 matches this season ... hit 20 or more kills in four matches this season... hit his season-best .667 percentage against Stanford on Feb. 21 (18-0-27).