Tom Hulse
Tom  Hulse


Evanston, Illinois

High School:
Evanston Township

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 190

Middle Blocker



2006: Averaged 1.46 kpg on .344 hitting and 1.51 bpg ... Led the team in block assists with 128 and was second on the team lead with 136 total blocks ... Started all 25 matches ... Turned in three double-digit kill matches on the season ... Had eight block assists against CSUN (4/22) ... Recorded career-high 15 kills on .577 hitting with career-best five digs against UCLA (3/16) ... Tied a career-high with two aces against UC San Diego (3/11) ... Had a season-best total of 12 blocks against CS Northridge (2/18) ... Logged 10 blocks against UC Irvine (1/20) ... Had 12 kills on .667 hitting against Pacific (1/14) ... Recorded 10 kills on .467 hitting in season opener against Stanford (1/13).

2005: Recorded 12 blocks against UCLA in the NCAA Championship match ... was 7-0-10, .700 with a team-high 12 blocks against Cal Baptist (4/8) ... hit .800 with eight kills on 10 errorless swings, while turning in nine blocks against Hawaii (3/4) ... turned in a career-high 13 total blocks while hitting .500 (5-1-8) against Hawaii (3/2) ... tallied eight kills on nine swings against Santa Barbara (2/8) ... had five kills on six swings with a team-high nine blocks ... notched first double-digit kill match of his career with 10 kills on 17 swings and no errors against UC San Diego (1/28) ... logged career-highs in aces (2) and total blocks (11) against Long Beach State (1/27/05) ... had eight kills and five blocks against Irvine (1/21) ... recorded five kills with an ace and seven block assists against Stanford (1/15) ... totalled seven block assists and an ace against Pacific (1/14).

2004: Saw action in 45 games ... Recorded a season-high five kills against Pacific ... Ended the year with 22 total ... Had two aces on the year (San Diego, Northridge) ... Tallied 34 blocks, including a season-high of four against San Diego ... Finished the season with 44.5 points.

High School: Highly regarded in the Mid-West area ... Enjoyed much success as a three-year varsity letter-winner in Volleyball ... Was twice named All-Conference in the Central Suburban League and was a two-time member of the All-State team (2001-2002 and 2002-2003) ... Named the AAU Most Valuable Player in 2001-2002 and was also on the Junior National Team training roster in the same year ... During the summer of 2003, was invited to train in Colorado Springs, Colo. at the USA Olympic Training Center with the World University Games Team.

Personal: A resident of Evanston, Ill. ... Was born on December 16, 1984 to Rick and Gail Hulse and is one of two children ... A 2003 graduate of Evanston Township High School .. Before committing to Pepperdine, also considered UC Irvine, University of Hawai'i, Penn State University, Ohio State, University of the Pacific, Ball State and UC San Diego.

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