Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Faihza Hill
Faihza Hill


San Francisco, Calif.

High School:
Sacred Heart Cathedral




2008-09 (Sophomore): Emerged as important role player for the Wildcats in the backcourt ... Named to Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention squad ... Made Arizona debut in second game of the season against Loyola Marymount, logging 21 minutes and tallying career-high 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting ... Member of starting lineup in 13 games for the Wildcats while making 28 overall appearances ... Matched career-high in points thanks to a trio of three-pointers against Washington (1/29/09) ... Also dished out four assists in 21 minutes against the Huskies ... Tallied 9 points and season-best 7 rebounds to go along with 3 assists and 3 steals in season-high 32 minutes against USC (2/15/09) ... Swiped four steals against UCLA (2/12/09).p>

2007-08 (Freshman): Walk-on member of the team during first collegiate campaign...Did not appear in any games for the Wildcats.

High School: First-team all-West Coast Athletic Conference selection at Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep in San Francisco, Calif. ... Named team captain during senior season ... Also chosen to all-Metro squad and Division III all-state team after junior campaign for the Fighting Irish ... Member of four league and conference championship teams, two Northern California title teams and a pair of state championship squads ... Averaged 14 points, 6 steals, 4 rebounds and 3 assists as a senior on 31-2 squad ... Competed for the MRC Rebels club team ... Lettered during senior year in track and field ... Named Most Promising Jumper ... Accolades include 1st place at the Bob Mathias Fresno Relays and 2nd place in the 4x100 relay.

Personal: Born Apr. 8, 1989 in San Francisco, Calif. ... Full name is Faihza Mazetta Hill ... Daughter of Mazetta Garrett and David Hill ... Has one older brother, DeMarco (29) ... Father played football at Purdue, mother was a basketball player at California, uncle Thomas Garrett played football at Oregon and cousin Ryan Porter competed in football at UC Davis ... Molecular and Cellular Biology major with plans to become a pediatrician ... Enjoys writing poetry, shopping and hanging out with friends during free time.

Why Arizona?: "I wanted to attend a Pac-10 school, and Arizona has a warm and comforting family-like community. The weather is nice and they have excellent science programs."

Career Highs

Points 11, twice, last vs. Washington, 1/29/09
Rebounds 7, vs. USC, 2/15/09
FG Made 4, twice, last vs. Washington, 1/29/09
FG Att 8, vs. Oregon, 2/7/09
3FG Made 3, at Washington, 1/29/09
3FG Att 4, vs. Loyola Marymount, 11/15/08
FT Made 2, three times
FT Att 4, vs. Loyola Marymount, 11/15/08
Assists 4, at Washington, 1/29/09
Steals 4, at UCLA, 2/12/09
Blocks --
Minutes 32, at USC, 2/15/09

Book - Harry Potter
Movie - Remember the Titans
Food - Chicken and Rice
Pro Athletes - Allen Iverson and Serena Williams
Television Shows - Fresh Prince and Martin
Non-sport Activity - Cooking