8 Cory Hilliard
8 - Cory Hilliard
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Jr
Hometown: Butler, Pa.
High School: Butler Area
Position: M
Major: Business
gp 17
p 14
g 14
a 0

- "I made VWC my top choice because of the location near the beach and the opportunity to play lacrosse for Coach Stewart."
- Selected Virginia Wesleyan over Lake Erie College, St. Vincent College, and Wheeling Jesuit University

Career Highs
Goals: 3 – (Guilford - 3/12/16)
Assists: 2 – (at Roanoke – 4/4/15)
Points: 3 – (Guilford - 3/12/16)
Ground Balls: 5 – (Roanoke - 4/16/16)
Caused Turnovers: 1 – (7x, most recent, Roanoke - 4/16/16)
Face-Off Wins: NA

2015-16 ODAC All-Academic Team

Junior (2016): Started all 17 games for the Marlins as a junior… Fourth on the team with 14 goals on the year… Netted his first career hat trick with three goals against Guilford on March 12… Scored two goals on a pair of occasions, at Greensboro and at Randolph-Macon… Scooped 20 ground balls on the season.

Sophomore (2015): Appeared in 15 games… Scored two goals at Christopher Newport University on March 11.

Freshman (2014): Played in 15 games as a first-year… Scored a goal at Lynchburg College in the ODAC Tournament… Posted an assist at Washington and Lee University on April 19.

Before VWC: Scored 30 goals and 30+ assists as a senior… 2011 and 2012 Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) first team honoree… Helped Butler to the 2010 WPIAL Division 2 championships… Also competed in basketball and football… Honor Society member.

Personal: Son of Alisa Geitgey and Jon Hilliard… Parents attended Butler Community College… Has two sisters, Amanda and Bailey.

Get to Know Cory

- Enjoys spending time at the beach and enjoying time with family and friends
- A fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins
- Favorites include TV series "Walking Dead"

  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "athletic, intelligent, competitive"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being able to improve my skills as an athlete every day"
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "my stick skills"
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to help our team win an ODAC championship"
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Will Ferrell because he's hilarious"
  • People might be surprised to know: "I'm a neat freak, everything needs to be organized"
  • It's the year 2030 and: "I'm living in Florida with my family"
  • The most important advice I've received is: "keep working hard" -- Mom
Recent Games
Apr 16 Roanoke L, 23-8
Apr 20 at Randolph-Macon W, 16-12
Apr 23 at Randolph W, 17-6
Apr 27 at Hampden-Sydney L, 16-10
Apr 30 Lynchburg L, 17-11
May 3 at #4 Lynchburg L, 20-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 9
Points 14 8
Goals 14 8
Assists 0 0
Man-up goals 1 1
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 20 12
Turnovers 11 4
Caused turnovers 5 2
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 55 31
Shooting percentage 25.5 25.8
Shots on goal 30 16
Shots on goal percentage 54.5 51.6
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 20 Widener W, 11-10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0 2 0.0 2 100.0
Feb 27 at Greensboro W, 18-8 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0-0 6 33.3 3 50.0
Mar 2 Methodist W, 17-5 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 3 33.3 3 100.0
Mar 5 Adrian W, 21-10 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0-0 2 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 9 New England Col. W, 17-8 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 12 Guilford W, 11-6 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 6 50.0 5 83.3
Mar 19 at Washington and Lee L, 10-3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0-0 2 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 23 Chris. Newport L, 16-9 1 0 1 0 0 2 4 0 0-0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Mar 26 Bridgewater (Va.) L, 12-11 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0-0 5 20.0 1 20.0
Mar 30 at Southern Virginia W, 19-11 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 4 25.0 2 50.0
Apr 9 at Shenandoah W, 15-11 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 3 33.3 1 33.3
Apr 16 Roanoke L, 23-8 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0-0 5 0.0 3 60.0
Apr 20 at Randolph-Macon W, 16-12 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 4 50.0 3 75.0
Apr 23 at Randolph W, 17-6 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0-0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Apr 27 at Hampden-Sydney L, 16-10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 2 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 30 Lynchburg L, 17-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
May 3 at #4 Lynchburg L, 20-10 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2013-14 15 - 1 1 2 0 0 13 13 1 0-0 19 5.3 11 57.9
2014-15 15 - 3 4 7 0 0 11 9 1 0-1 30 10.0 9 30.0
2015-16 17 16 14 0 14 1 0 20 11 5 0-0 55 25.5 30 54.5
2016-17 16 7 10 11 21 1 0 30 29 11 0-0 78 12.8 34 43.6
Total 63 23 28 16 44 2 0 74 62 18 0-1 182 15.4 84 46.2
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 17 16 14 0 14 1 0 20 11 5 0-0 55 25.5 30 54.5
Conference 9 8 8 0 8 1 0 12 4 2 0-0 31 25.8 16 51.6
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 9 8 7 0 7 0 0 12 7 3 0-0 30 23.3 18 60.0
Away 8 8 7 0 7 1 0 8 4 2 0-0 25 28.0 12 48.0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 10 10 12 0 12 1 0 5 5 3 0-0 34 35.3 22 64.7
Losses 7 6 2 0 2 0 0 15 6 2 0-0 21 9.5 8 38.1
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February 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0-0 8 25.0 5 62.5
March 8 7 8 0 8 0 0 10 8 2 0-0 27 29.6 14 51.9
April 6 6 4 0 4 1 0 7 3 1 0-0 18 22.2 10 55.6
May 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0