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Sophomore (2009-10 Season): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . A "defensive" defenseman . . . Gained valuable experience a season ago . . . Extremely hard worker on and off the ice . . . Continues to show improvement due to solid work ethic . . . Provides size to the Bulldog defensive corps . . . His size and reach are assets to his game . . . Supplies quality depth to the FSU blueline . . . Determination to improve as a player should allow him to develop and challenge for ice time . . . Could be a contributor on the penalty-kill unit . . . Career Statistics.
Freshman (2008-09 Season): Played in 11 games, primarily in the second half of the season . . . Didn't register a point . . . Recorded eight blocked shots in the campaign, which included a season-best three blocks and a plus one efficiency rating versus Nebraska-Omaha (1/30) . . . Produced a season-best three shots against Michigan (2/27) after posting two in his previous outing at Alaska (2/20) . . . Also generated a plus one rating versus Ohio State (1/17) and at Alaska (2/20) . . . Stopped an opponent's shot once in five contests - at Western Michigan (1/10), against Ohio State (1/16), at Bowling Green State (2/13-14), and versus Michigan (2/27) . . . Game-By-Game Statistics.
High School/Juniors: Competed in the 2007-08 season for the Topeka (Kan.) RoadRunners of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) under head coach Scott Langer . . . Posted 11 points with four goals and seven assists in 45 games with Topeka . . . Helped the RoadRunners to a 39-11-8 overall mark along with a 2007-08 NAHL South Division regular-season title, a NAHL Playoff Division championship, a third-place finish in the Robertson Cup Tourney, and the franchise's best winning percentage ever . . . A 2007-08 Top Prospects participant . . . Appeared in 169 career contests with the RoadRunners, including 17 postseason encounters, which ranks second most on the all-time franchise charts . . . Garnered nine points in 58 contests with a goal and eight assists in 2006-07 campaign for the Santa Fe (N.M.) RoadRunners . . . Two-time (2006-07 and 2007-08) recipient of team's Hard Hat Award . . . Selected as Santa Fe's Most Improved Player after generating four points on a goal and three helpers in 49 2005-06 appearances . . . Three-time (2004-05, 2006-07, and 2007-08) assistant captain . . . Joins current Ferris State skater Nate Hennig as RoadRunner alumni currently playing for the Bulldogs . . . Helped guide the 2004-05 Little Caesars team to 45-20-10 overall record and a Motor City Cup Championship with 30 points on two goals and 28 assists in 75 games . . . Graduated in 2005 from Portage (Mich.) Northern High School . . . Competed two seasons (2002-03) in wrestling and played four years (2001-05) on travel hockey club . . . Member of school's Latin Club (2003-04).
Personal: Son of Thomas Jr. and Patricia Hill . . . Born 4/11/87 in Kalamazoo, Mich. . . . His father is a business owner/sales while mother is a part business owner . . . Has three sisters . . . One sister, Sydney, is a sophomore on the 2008 University of Virginia women's volleyball team . . . Interests included poker, fishing, cards, and water sports . . . Nickname is "Tree" . . . FSU Letters: One . . . Shoots: Left . . . Finance major.