DeAndre Tillman
DeAndre Tillman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calumet City, Ill.

High School:
Thornwood

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/18/1986

2006-07: Indoor:Placed second with a season-best time of 22.57 sec. in the 200-meters at the Redbird Open ... won the 400-meters at the Redbird Open ... achieved a season best time of 49.09 sec. in the 400-meters at Iowa State. Outdoor: Crossed the finish line fifth with a season best time of 22.74 sec. in the 200-meters at the Saluki Classic.

2005-06: Indoor: Placed third in both the 200- (23.07) and 400-meters (50.09) in the dual meet against Indiana State ... recorded an indoor season-best in the 200-meters at the Hoosier Relays with a time of 23.05 ... fastest time in the indoor 400-meters came at Iowa State (49.60). Outdoor: Participated in the NCAA Mideast Outdoor Regional on the 4x400-meter relay team ... teamed up with Bronco Meeks, Maxwell Mkwezalamba and Geoff Houtman to take second place in the 4x400-meter relay (3:14.65) at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... finished fifth in the 400-meters (47.89) at the outdoor championships ... won the 400-meters in a time of 48.34 sec. at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational ... took third in the 400-meters (48.32 sec.) and fourth in the 200-meters (22.20) at the Illinois Invite.

2004-05: Indoor: Teamed up with Jeremy Doherty, Joe Marcin and Dan Tripp to finish second in the distance medley relay (9:58.62) during the State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. Outdoor: Part of the 4x100 relay team that placed sixth with a time of 42.83 at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

At Thornwood HS: Participated in football and track ... track team won state championship in Class AA all four years of high school ... ran a personal best time of 21.6 in the 200-meter dash senior year ... ran a personal-best time of 48.5 in the 400-meter dash senior year ... named all-conference in track junior and senior year ... team captain of the track and football team senior year ... track team was unbeaten during 2003-04 indoor/outdoor season.

Personal: Born 8/18/86 ... son of Wilbur and Sheryl Tillman ... majoring in engineering.