4 - Chad Billins
Chad Billins
Birth Date: 5/26/89
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Marysville, Mich.
High School: Marysville
Position: Defenseman
Team: Waterloo (USHL)
S/C: L

Sophomore (2009-10 Season): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . A mobile defenseman with great offensive instincts . . . Received a considerable amount of ice time last season and gained valuable game experience as a result . . . Could play a more significant role if defensive phase of his game develops consistency . . . Will contend for playing time and could also vie for ice time in power play situations . . . Displayed an ability to contribute offensively . . . Possesses excellent poise with the puck . . . Has the ability to bring puck out of defensive zone with skating and passing skills . . . Added strength in the offseason will help his ability to defend . . . Career Statistics.

Freshman (2008-09 Season): Finished tied for 12th on team's overall points leaders list and ranked tops among FSU's rookie points leaders with 11 points on two goals and 19 assists in 27 outings . . . Tied for third place in scoring for Bulldog defensemen . . . His 17 blocked shots tied for fifth place on the squad . . . Tied for 10th place on squad with two multiple-point game performances and tied for third place with a pair of multi-assist contests . . . Generated a squad third-most nine power-play points (1-8=9) . . . Earned CCHA Rookie of the Week recognition (12/15) following a goal (power play) with a plus three efficiency rating and a blocked shots in non-league triumph over Alabama-Huntsville (12/13) . . . Posted a season-high three points (all assists) at Western Michigan (1/10) . . . Added two assists in non-league series opener at Robert Morris (10/17) and netted first collegiate goal in finale at Robert Morris (10/18) . . . Picked up an assist apiece in two-game league series at Northern Michigan (11/28-29) . . . Chalked up five (1-4=5) third-period points and tallied four points (1-3=4) in the game's opening period . . . Blocked a season game-best two shots on five occasions - vs. Canisius (10/11), at Western Michigan (10/24), at Miami (11/8), against Notre Dame (12/6), and vs. Ohio State (1/16) . . . Game-By-Game Statistics.

High School/Juniors: Skated the 2007-08 season for the Waterloo (Iowa) Black Hawks of the United States Hockey League (USHL) . . . Tallied 10 goals with 26 assists for a team fifth-best 36 points in 60 games during the 2007-08 campaign in leading Black Hawks to a 38-17-5 overall record . . . Coached by P.K. O'Handley . . . Produced eight power-play markers and a game-winning tally in 2007-08 . . . Finished fourth overall among USHL's 2007-08 defensemen in scoring . . . Compiled 25 points on seven goals and 18 assists in 62 2006-07 outings with the Alpena (Mich.) Icediggers . . . Attended the Under 17 and Under 16 National Development camps . . . A 2007 graduate of Marysville (Mich.) High School . . . Four-year National Honor Society member . . . Played prep baseball in freshman year.

Personal: Son of Jason and Teri Billins . . . Born 5/26/89 in Port Huron, Mich. . . . His father is a production superintendent and mother is employed as a teacher's assistant . . . Has two younger brothers . . . Enjoys fishing and music . . . FSU Letters: One . . . Shoots: Left . . .  Marketing major.

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