Several members of the Xavier men's soccer team played a big part in helping the Crew Juniors win the U-19 National Championship. Three current players talk about playing in front of national TV audience and how this helps the program as a whole.
Xavier found out it will be returning to the NCAA Tournament to face West Virginia for the second year.
2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
As A Junior (2013) Started in 11 of the 19 games he played in ... crucial member of the defensive unit for the XU squad.
As A Sophomore (2012) Played in 17 games in his sophomore season, starting in four of them ... logged 519 minutes ... important player off the bench who was primarily used on the defensive end ... had three shots on the season with two being on goal.
As A Freshman (2011) Saw action in 11 matches and started four times ... started the first three games of the conference season and racked up a season-high 84 minutes of playing time against La Salle ... appeared in two Atlantic 10 Championship matches and against West Virginia in the NCAA Tournament ... took two shots, with one being on goal during the season.
High School Product of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati where he was a three-year varsity player ... scored 24 goals and added 40 assists during his high school career ... was named the 2010 OSHAA All-Ohio Second Team his senior season ... Also named his team's Offensive MVP, All-District, All-Conference, and All-City First Team ... helped Sycamore to the Greater Miami Conference Championship, district title and reach the region final his sophomore year ... selected to the GMC First-Team in 2010, and Second-Team in 2009.
Club Experience Played for the Columbus Crew Jrs. along with current teammates Matt and Will Walker ... member of the Region II Olympic Development Program team in 2009 and 2010, where he played in Austria and Italy.
Personal Born May 24, 1993 in Kansas City, Mo. to Jim and Jada Hill ... has two younger brothers, Mitch and Max ... pursuing an accounting degree at Xavier.