Hilleary honored in post-season awards

WASHINGTON - Senior Matt Hilleary was honored by both D3hoops.com and the NABC for his inclusion to all-regional and all-american teams.

Hilleary was named to the All America Fourth Team by D3hoops.com as well as a First-Team to the All Mid-Atlantic Region. It was his second straight season in which he was honored on both teams.

The NABC also named the senior center to its All- American Second Team and a All First Team selection on the Middle Atlantic Region.

The center helped Catholic to a 24-5 record and a berth in the 2003 NCAA Tournament. Hilleary led the Cardinals in scoring and rebounding averaging 17.4 points per game and 8.0 rebounds a contest. He also led the Capital Athletic Conference and ranked 16th in the nation in blocked shots with 77 blocks.

Totaling 1,622 career points, Hilleary stands in seventh-place in the all-time scoring list. He is second on the CUA all-time list in rebounds (852) and blocks (273).

For more information, visit www.d3hoops.com and www.nabc.com

Lonergan, Hilleary, Morley honored by conference

WASHINGTON - Senior Matt Hilleary and junior William Morley were named to the 2003 Capital Athletic Conference Men's Basketball First Team released today. Hilleary was also named the CAC Player of the Year for the second season in a row.

Head Coach Mike Lonergan was also honored along with Mary Washington coach Rod Wood in sharing the CAC Coach of the Year.

Hilleary and Morley helped the Cardinals, who currently own a 24-4 record and a No.9 ranking in the nation finish at 13-1 in conference play.

Matt Hilleary, a first-team selection last season and a second-team selection in 2001, led CUA in scoring (17.4 ppg) and rebounding (7.9 rpg) for the second year in a row and led the CAC in blocks (70).

William Morley, the CAC's Rookie of the Year in 2001, also averaged double figures in scoring (15.8 ppg). His 31 points at Salisbury on February 5th were a career high.

Catholic earned an at-large bid to this weekend's NCAA Division III Tournament and will host a second-round game against the winner of the Elizabethtown-Montclair State this Saturday at the DuFour Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

2003 All-CAC First Team

Name Yr. School
Matt Hilleary Sr. Catholic
William Morley Jr. Catholic
Evan Fowler Jr. Mary Washington
Thabo Letsebe Sr. Goucher
Andy O'Brien Sr. York

 2003 All-CAC Second Team

Name Yr. School
Dan Dupras Sr. Mary Washington
Cris Hairston Sr. Mary Washington
Robert Haney Fr. Gallaudet
Carson Robinson Jr. Marymount
Jonathan Neely Sr. St. Mary's

Player of the Year: MATT HILLEARY, Catholic
Rookie of the Year: Robert Haney, Gallaudet
Co-Coaches of the Year: MIKE LONERGAN, Catholic and Rod Wood, Mary Washington

Previous Releases
Trio recognized by CAC in Player of the Week honors (1/27/03)
Morley, Schnepp nab weekly conference honors (1/19/03)
Cardinals ranked in first NABC poll of the season (1/22/03)
Hilleary named CAC Player of the Week (1/6/03)
CAC names Hilleary to Honorable Mention List (12/1/02)
2003 Season Preview

2003 Schedule (24-5, 13-1 CAC) | Stats and boxes

Date Opponent Location Result
Nov. 14 McGill University (Exhibition) DuFour Center W, 81-57
Nov. 23 William Paterson DuFour Center W, 79-76 OT
Nov. 26 at Haverford Haverford, Pa. W, 82-70
Nov. 30 at Scranton Scranton, Pa. W, 71-66
Dec. 2 Villa Julie DuFour Center W, 108-68
Dec. 4 Salisbury * DuFour Center W, 82-64
Dec. 7 at Gallaudet * Washington, D.C. W, 83-47
Dec. 8 Ithaca DuFour Center W, 90-56
Dec. 16 at West Florida (Div. II) Pensacola, Fla. L, 91-70
CUA Pepsi Classic
Jan. 4 Gettysburg, Frostburg State + DuFour Center   76-63
Jan. 4 Washington & Jefferson + DuFour Center W, 107-60
Jan. 5 Frostburg St., Wash & Jeff + DuFour Center   74-54
Jan. 5 Gettysburg + DuFour Center W, 69-57
Jan. 7 McDaniel DuFour Center W, 83-67
Jan. 9 at N.C. Wesleyan Rocky Mount, N.C. W, 81-69
Jan. 11 Johns Hopkins DuFour Center L, 77-69
Jan. 15 Mary Washington * DuFour Center W, 78-60
Jan. 18 at Marymount * Arlington, Va. W, 71-60
Jan. 22 at St. Mary's (Md.) * St. Mary's City, Md. W, 78-64
Jan. 25 Goucher *% DuFour Center W, 83-67
Jan. 29 at York (Pa.) * York, Pa. W, 82-77
Feb. 1 Gallaudet * DuFour Center W, 93-67
Feb. 5 at Salisbury * Salisbury, Md. W, 97-85 (2 OT)
Feb. 8 Marymount * DuFour Center W, 96-59
Feb. 12 at Mary Washington * Fredericksburg, Va. W, 62-58
Feb. 15 St. Mary's (Md.) * DuFour Center ppd.
Feb. 19 York (Pa.) * DuFour Center W, 103-65
Feb. 20 St. Mary's (Md.) * DuFour Center W, 86-61
Feb. 22 at Goucher * Towson, Md. L, 88-75
Feb. 25 Gallaudet $ DuFour Center W, 65-58
Feb. 27 Marmyount $ DuFour Center W, 58-56
March 1 Mary Washington $ DuFour Center L, 70-68
March 8 Montclair State ^ DuFour Center L, 95-78

* Conference games
+ CUA Pepsi Classic
% Alumni game
$ CAC Tournament
^ NCAA Tournament Second Round Game
Home games in bold

2003 Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown/High School
10 Aaron Kelly G 6-0 175 Fr. Syracuse, N.Y./West Genesee
11 Adam Dickman G 5-11 166 Jr. Walkersville, Md./Thomas Johnson
15 Tim Burke G 6-0 170 So. Wall, N.J./Christian Bros. Academy
20 Patrick Satalin G 5-11 170 Fr. Syracuse, N.Y./Westhill
21 William Morley F 6-5 221 Jr. Olney, Md./Good Counsel
22 Kevin Wise G 6-4 170 Sr. Newtown, Pa./Notre Dame (N.J.)
23 Craig Avallone G 6-2 196 Sr. Lincroft, N.J./Christian Bros. Academy
24 Will Jawando G/F 6-0 190 So. Silver Spring, Md./St. John's (D.C.)
32 Shane Sowden F 6-8 195 Fr. Wilmington, Del./St. Elizabeth
33 Matt Hilleary F/C 6-7 208 Sr. Manassas, Va./Seton School
34 Matt Tanner G/F 6-4 200 Fr. Eldersburg, Md./St. Maria Goretti
42 Blair Mills F 6-5 200 Jr. Hebron, Md./Wicomico
52 Jeff Baccash C 6-7 208 So. Holmdel, N.J./Holmdel
54 Matt Spierenburg C 6-9 240 Fr. Chambersburg, Pa./St. Maria Goretti (Md.)

Head Coach: Mike Lonergan (Catholic '88)
Assistant Coaches: Bob Wagner, Steve Howes, Jim Black
Administrative Assistant: Chris McManes
Manager: Robert Hay, Matt Meehan, Tom Szczypkowski
Captains: Craig Avallone, Matt Hilleary