Hilleary recognized for
outstanding 2001-02 season

March 20, 2002

Matt Hilleary WASHINGTON - Matt Hilleary (Manassas, Va./Seton) was selected to the D3hoops.com All America Second Team as well a spot on the NABC Middle Atlantic Region All-District Team. Hilleary was also named First Team All-Middle Atlantic Region by D3hoops.com. The junior center led Catholic to a 26-3 regular season record and a berth in the Sweet 16 for the fifth year in a row.

Hilleary had been named preseason Honorable Mention All-American by the Internet publication as well.

Hilleary averaged 17.4 points a game while hauling in just under 10 rebounds a contest, to lead the Capital Athletic Conference. He was ranked 14th nationally with 2.7 blocks per game, totaling 73 rejections on the year. Hilleary scored in double figures in all but three games while posting 13 double doubles on the year.