The NIU track & field team headed down to Texas April 12 for the UTEP Invitational (Credit: Jorge Salgado)
2013-14: Indoor- Competed at all seven meets for the Huskies in multiple events... Scored 3,243 points in the pentathlon at the MAC Championships (2/28) to finish in 12th place... Set three personal records in the pentathlon at the MAC meet, recording mark of 9.03 in the 60 hurdles, 2:44.76 in the 800 meters and 16-07.25 (5.06m) in the long jump... Recorded a height of 5-01.00 (1.54m) in the high jump at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/21) to finish in ninth... Also tossed 35-10.75 (10.94m) in the shot put at BSU... Finished fourth in the 60 hurdles at the Laker Early Bird (12/6). Outdoor-Competed in seven meets during the year... Finished 10th at the MAC Championships (5/16) in the heptathlon with 4,559 points... Set a PR in the javelin at the conference meet with a throw of 117-05 (35.78m)... Scored 4,465 points at the Penn Relays (4/23) to finish third... Finished first in the 200 meters (25.39) and shot put (36-10.50/11.23m) in the heptathlon at Penn, recording personal records in both events... Took second in the 100 hurdles at the Blue Demon Invitational (4/19), running 15.31... Threw 105-10 (32.25m) in the javelin at the Cougar Classic (3/22)... Made her collegiate heptathlon debut with 4,234 points at the Bobcat Invitational (3/28), where she finished in seventh place... Finished 13th in the javelin at the MAC meet, throwing 103-02 (31.44m).
High School:Four-time all-state and all-conference honoree at Rockford East High School... Qualified for the Illinois state championships each of the past three seasons... Seven-time medalist at the state meet, doing so all three years in the 100 hurdles, while doing so once each in the 200 meters and 300 hurdles... Also a five-time medalist at the Illinois Top Times indoor meet... Holds the NIC-10 conference record in the indoor 200 hurdles with a time of 30.91... Broke Rockford East's school record in the 100 hurdles with a 14.90 mark... Advanced to the USATF National Junior Championships in 2011, placing seventh in the heptathlon... Earned a spot at USATF Nationals in the 100 hurdles, javelin and heptathlon... Won the outdoor conference title in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles as a junior, while placing second in the high jump... Finished first in the 55 meters, 55 hurdles and 200 hurdles in the indoor conference championships... Also ran cross country with the E-Rabs... Placed 16th at the NIC-10 Conference Meet in 2012, running the three-mile course in 23:17.00.
Personal:Born June 30, 1995, in Rockford, Ill... Daughter of Reginald and Danita Tillmon... Intends on majoring in communicative disorders... Enjoys music, baking and playing card games...Member of the National Honor Society... Volunteers with Special Olympics, the Salvation Army, and the Rock River Blood Drive... Admires Allyson Felix.