The NIU track & field team headed down to Texas April 12 for the UTEP Invitational (Credit: Jorge Salgado)
2015-16: Indoor- Competed in all eight meets for NIU in multis...Scored at the MAC Championships (2/27) in the pentathlon with a total of 3,136 to take eighth...Set personal records in six different indoor events throughout the season...Dropped her PR in the 800 at MACs down to 2:38.98...Finished third in the 55-meter hurdles at the Illiana Invite (1/15) with a PR time of 8.79...Took seventh in the 60-meter hurdles at the Gene Edmonds Cup (1/9) with a new individual best of 8.96...Had a career-best leap of 5.07m in the high jump to take fifth at the Illini Classic (1/16)...Also set a triple jump PR of 11.36m at the same finish to finish seventh...Set a shot put PR of 11.85m at the Jack Johnson (1/30), where she completed her first pentathlon of the season...Academic All-MAC honoree. Outdoor- Competed at four meets across eight different events...Placed sixth at the MAC Championships (5/13) in the heptathlon with 4,468 points...Finished in the top five in the shot put and javelin in the MAC heptathlon...Also set a PR in the 800 of 2:38.03 at the conference meet...Placed in the top-15 of three events during the regular season...Earned Academic All-MAC selection for the fourth time.
2014-15:Indoor- Featured in seven different events across six meets...Set a personal record in the 60-meter dash at the Gene Edmonds Cup (1/10) at 8.24 meters...Tallied six top-10 finishes for the season...Advanced to the MAC Championships (2/28) in the pentathlon, finishing in 12th place during the conference's five-event competition...One of four Huskies named to the Academic All-MAC team. Outdoor- Competed in a total of nine events at six meets...Finished third in the heptathlon at the Chicagoland Championships (4/10) with 4,166 points...Won the javelin in the Chicagoland Championships' heptathlon...Tallied a total of nine top-10 finishes during her sophomore outdoor season across her nine events.
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.