Abbey Hillman

#18 Abbey Hillman

Pos. D
Ht. 5-4
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Naperville, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Naperville Central (Loyola)

2022: Started all 18 matches she appeared in at right back ... played a total of 1,377 minutes on the season ... went the full 90 on six occasions ... part of a Valpo defensive unit which surrendered just five goals in 10 MVC regular season matches and posted five clean sheets in conference play ... stepped up on offensive end as well to bang home insurance goal Oct. 9 in 3-0 win over Evansville ... named MVC Defensive Player of the Week Oct. 10 for her effort against Evansville and Oct. 6 at Illinois State (0-0 draw) ... tallied 13 shots on the season, four of which were on goal ... also a standout in the classroom, was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team and was a College Sports Communicators Academic All-District honoree.

2021: Played in 17 matches in her first season at Valpo, starting seven times ... played a total of 887 minutes, going the full 90 on two occasions ... scored her first collegiate goal to level the match in the 61st minute Aug. 29 at Robert Morris in an eventual 2-1 come-from-behind victory ... tallied two shots on the season, both of which were on goal.

Loyola: Spent two seasons on the Ramblers roster (2019, spring 2021) ... member of two MVC championship sides ... appeared in three matches.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Redhawks ... earned All-Conference and All-Sectional honors ... helped Naperville Central capture a regional championship ... played club soccer for Team Chicago ... helped side win Disney Showcase Championship in 2017 ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Heather and Tom Hillman ... major is accounting.