|High School:||Southwestern Illinois College|
College Career: In his first season with the Hawks, Walter Hill earned NAIA All-America and Southern States Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year honors in addition to first team All-SSAC accolades... Hill led Shorter in scoring at 17.5 points a game and ranked second on the team in rebounding a 7.6 caroms per outing... Reached double figures in 27 of his 29 appearances and posted seven double-doubles... Had his best game against nationally ranked Southern Poly in Marietta when he scored 26 points and had 18 rebounds... Torched Truett-McConnell for a season-high 28 points on 11 of 17 shooting... Recorded five straight games of at least 21 points, a run that included 21 points in an upset of Lee and 24 points in a win over rival Berry... Was arguably Shorter’s best defensive player and led the Hawks at 1.7 steals per game... Recorded seven double-digit rebounding games... Despite leading the team in shot attempts, Hill shot 52 percent from the floor... Knocked down 35 percent of his three-point attempts... Hill is a former “Mr. Basketball” in the state of Georgia and originally signed to play hoops at the University of Georgia after an All-State career at East Hall High, where he won a state championship in 2005.
Personal: Born October 7, 1988... Son of Melody Ware... Has three siblings, Jaylyn Mize (29), former Shorter standout Jerrenda Wheeler (23) and Dreka Wheeler (21)... Majoring in Business Administration.