Rob Jillard
Rob Jillard


Franklinville, N.J.

High School:
Delsea Regional

Last College:




Huskies Cap Season with Annual Banquet

Rob Jillard, Nick Smith earn Bruce Swierczewski Most Valuable Wrestler Award


Huskies' NCAA Run Comes to an End

Careers of Smith and Jillard end on the national stage


Smith, Jillard Advance to Day Two of NCAA Championships

Huskies bounce back with wins in consolation bracket


Smith, Jillard Battle Nation's Best at NCAA Championships

Huskie duo looks to end respective careers on the podium


NCAA Championships Brackets Released

NIU represented at national tournament for 43rd-straight year

2013-14:Second career trip to the NCAA Championships and first with NIU... Posted a 10-11 record during the season after missing the first half of the month due to injury... Went 1-2 at the NCAA tournament, defeating Rutgers' Ken Theobold in a 9-2 decision... Finished the season with wins in six of his last 11 matches, including a 3-2 record at the MAC Championships... Took fourth at the conference tournament at 149 pounds... Won his fifth-place match over Central Michigan's Scott Mattingly via a 9-3 decision, then claimed the true fourth-place match victory over Ohio's Tywan Claxton, 4-0... Pinned 2014 NCAA qualifier Mike DePalma of Kent State in 46 seconds - the quickest pin on the season for the Huskies - on Feb. 8... Notched his first pin of the year against Chicago's Jacob Smith at the Midlands Championships.

2012-2013: Fourth on the team with a career-high 20 wins on the season... Went 9-7 in dual competition... Tied for fourth on the team with four pins... Won the 149 title at the Kaufman-Brand Open (12/1)... Took fourth at the MAC Championships (3/10) and fifth at the EMU Open (11/3)... Defeated R.J. LaBeef of Cleveland State (2/24) by major decision.

2011-12: Went 15-16 with four pins while starting every meet at 133 pounds... Took third place at the MAC Championships with a 2-2 record... Finished in fourth at the Michigan State Open behind a 2-2 performance... Went 7-3 during the month of December, including four wins at the prestigious Midlands Championships... All four pins came in tournaments, including two at Midlands.

High School: Produced a 129-30 record during his career at Delsea Regional High School... Earned district championship during a 32-7 freshman season at 103 pounds... Finished third in region after wrestling to a 31-8 record at 103 pounds during sophomore campaign... Placed eighth in state after 32-7 record during junior year at 112 pounds... Capped off senior season with 34-8 record at 125 pounds while finishing eighth in state.

Personal: Son of Lee and Lisa Jillard.... Born on March 31, 1992... Majoring in general studies.

Season Wins Losses Pins
2011-12 15 16 4
2012-13 20 12 4
2013-14 10 11 2
CAREER 45 39 10