8 Cory Hilliard
8 Cory Hilliard
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Sr
Hometown: Butler, Pa.
High School: Butler Area
Position: M
Major: Business
gp 16
p 21
g 10
a 11

- "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 – (3x, most recent, Delaware Valley - 3/8/17)
Points: 3 – (3x, most recent, Drew - 4/1/17)
Ground Balls: 5 – (Roanoke - 4/16/16)
Caused Turnovers: 4 – (at Methodist - 3/4/17)
Face-Off Wins: NA

2016-17 ODAC All-Academic Team
2017 Ray Rostan Sportsmanship Team
2015-16 ODAC All-Academic Team

Senior (2017): Appeared in 16 games, drawing the start in the final seven contests of the season… Finished fourth on the squad with 11 assists and 21 points… Tied a career high with two assists as part of a three-point effort against Methodist on March 4… Posted three points on two goals and an assist against Drew on April 1… Scooped three ground balls while causing a career-best four turnovers at Methodist.

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 12 Southern Virginia L, 19-12
Apr 15 at Guilford L, 10-4
Apr 19 Randolph-Macon L, 12-6
Apr 22 Randolph L, 16-9
Apr 26 Hampden-Sydney L, 17-8
Apr 29 at #17 Lynchburg L, 25-6
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 9
Points 21 8
Goals 10 5
Assists 11 3
Man-up goals 1 1
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 30 14
Turnovers 29 16
Caused turnovers 11 1
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 78 42
Shooting percentage 12.8 11.9
Shots on goal 34 20
Shots on goal percentage 43.6 47.6
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 18 at Widener L, 9-8 0 1 1 0 0 3 2 1 0-0 2 0.0 0 0.0
Feb 25 Greensboro W, 14-7 1 1 2 0 0 1 5 2 0-0 4 25.0 2 50.0
Mar 1 at Chris. Newport L, 20-3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0-0 3 0.0 3 100.0
Mar 4 at Methodist L, 18-13 1 2 3 0 0 3 2 4 0-0 8 12.5 2 25.0
Mar 8 Delaware Valley L, 12-8 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 0-0 6 0.0 1 16.7
Mar 11 at Roanoke L, 19-2 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0-0 4 0.0 2 50.0
Mar 17 Washington and Lee L, 20-5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 4 25.0 4 100.0
Mar 25 at Bridgewater (Va.) L, 16-12 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 0-0 7 0.0 1 14.3
Apr 1 Drew W, 9-8 2 1 3 0 0 4 1 0 0-0 6 33.3 3 50.0
Apr 8 Shenandoah L, 15-8 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 5 20.0 4 80.0
Apr 12 Southern Virginia L, 19-12 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 7 14.3 3 42.9
Apr 15 at Guilford L, 10-4 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0-0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Apr 19 Randolph-Macon L, 12-6 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 6 0.0 1 16.7
Apr 22 Randolph L, 16-9 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 0-0 5 20.0 2 40.0
Apr 26 Hampden-Sydney L, 17-8 1 0 1 0 0 2 3 1 0-0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Apr 29 at #17 Lynchburg L, 25-6 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 5 0.0 2 40.0
  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 16 7 10 11 21 1 0 30 29 11 0-0 78 12.8 34 43.6
Conference 9 6 5 3 8 1 0 14 16 1 0-0 42 11.9 20 47.6
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 9 5 8 7 15 1 0 16 12 5 0-0 46 17.4 22 47.8
Away 7 2 2 4 6 0 0 14 17 6 0-0 32 6.3 12 37.5
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 2 - 3 2 5 0 0 5 6 2 0-0 10 30.0 5 50.0
Losses 14 7 7 9 16 1 0 25 23 9 0-0 68 10.3 29 42.6
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February 2 - 1 2 3 0 0 4 7 3 0-0 6 16.7 2 33.3
March 6 - 2 5 7 0 0 9 12 7 0-0 32 6.3 13 40.6
April 8 7 7 4 11 1 0 17 10 1 0-0 40 17.5 19 47.5