December 19, 2018

CofO Baseball Signs Fair Grove Standout Rhett Hill

Signing day pic - Seated at table:  Tara Whetzell (sister), Cindy Hill (mom), Rhett Hill, Brandon Hill (dad) ; back row, Nick Whetzell (brother-in-law), Bobcat Head Coach Neale Richardson, and Assistant Coach Justin McMillinRhett Hill Signing

College of the Ozarks Head Coach Neale Richardson is pleased to announce the signing of Rhett Hill for the 2019-2020 Bobcat baseball season.  Hill has been a standout multi-sport athlete for four years at Fair Grove High School.

Hill is a right-handed pitcher, who has been recognized multiple times as an All-Conference performer. His baseball accolades include First Team All-Conference DH and First Team All-Conference pitcher. Rhett has received All-District honors as well: First Team utility, First Team pitcher, and 2nd Team pitcher.  In his junior year, Hill went 6-3 on the mound, throwing 58.2 innings, while recording 84 strikeouts, 16 walks, and 19 earned runs. Hill was also a force to be reckoned with at the plate, where he batted .349 with 2 homeruns, 20 RBI, 6 doubles, and 29 hits.

As a football player, Hill has played quarterback and linebacker, being recognized at both the All-Conference and All-District levels.  He also earned SWMO Coaches Association honorable mention and All-Region at quarterback. Hill closed out his senior football season by winning a conference championship. He threw for 2,629 yards, 29 passing touchdowns, 516 rushing yards, and 2 rushing touchdowns.  

Hill has been a starter in baseball every season and has played multiple positions during his time at Fair Grove High School.  Coach Richardson looks forward to Hill being a great addition to the Bobcats’ rotation. 

 

Picture - Seated at table: Tara Whetzell (sister), Cindy Hill (mom), Rhett Hill, Brandon Hill (dad); back row: Nick Whetzell (brother-in-law), Bobcat Head Coach Neale Richardson, and Assistant Coach Justin McMillin