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Tillis

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#12

Outside Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Class: Senior
City/State: Rockwall, Texas
High School: Rockwall Heath HS
Major: Kinesiology
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

2015 SEC Offensive Player of the Week [10/05)
2015 LSWA All-Louisiana Second Team
2014 SEC Freshman of the Week [10/20]
2014 SEC All-Freshman Team

JUNIOR SEASON (2016)
Finished as the squad’s leader in kills with 333 and third in digs at 295 ... The team leader in kills in 20 of 29 matches during the season ... Finished with double-digit kills in 12 conference matches ... Totaled 11 total double-doubles on the season ... Recorded double-digit kills in 19 of the Tigers’ 29 matches ... Started out the season by knocking in 11 kills and recording 10 digs against Eastern Kentucky ... Set a season-best mark of 22 kills along with 14 digs in LSU’s win over UNCG ... Finished with a season-best hitting percentage of .404 against UNCG ... Added her third double-double of the season with 16 kills and 10 digs in the five setter against Virginia ... Hit double-digit kills in all three of LSU’s matches at the UCF Classic with 16 against Seattle, 21 against UCF and 15 against FAU ... Led both teams with 11 kills against No. 13 Florida State ... Tallied a double-double against Auburn with 15 kills and a career-high 21 digs ... Added 11 kills in the Tigers’ SEC home opener against Arkansas ... Finished tied for the team lead in kills with nine against Texas A&M ... Added another double-digit performance in LSU's win over Ole Miss with 12 kills ... Led the Tigers in both kills (15) and digs (13) on the way to a sweep at Georgia ... Finished as the team leader in kills against Florida with 14 ... Totaled 19 kills against South Carolina for her best performance in a conference match ... Added 15 kills on 45 attempts at South Carolina ... Finished with double digit numbers in kills (15) and digs (18) at home against Ole Miss ... Put away 18 balls in the Tigers’ win at home against Georgia ... The team's leader in kills with 12 against Mississippi State ... Finished with a double-double at No. 23 Kentucky, totaling 15 kills and 10 digs ... Finished with 11 digs against Tennessee ... Totaled double-digit digs against Texas A&M (13) and Alabama (12) to wrap up the season.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Finished the year playing in 82 total sets after playing in 26 matches and starting 20... Was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week (10/05) ... Finished the season leading the team in kills and kills per set, having 295 and averaging 3.60 on a .173 hitting clip for the year ... Finished the season with 15 matches of double-digit kills, leading the team in kills 14 times... Scooped up 132 digs on the season, averaging 1.61 per set ... Had four double-doubles on the season, including having three in a row from Oct. 2-7 ... Had 34 total blocks, averaging 0.41 per set ... Was one of just two players on the team to earn over 300 points on the year, leading the group with 322 for an average of 3.93 per set ... Made her mark in only set against LIU Brooklyn, going 3-for-3 on kills with a blocks... Came off the bench to register seven kills, two digs and a block in the five-set win over New Mexico... Tied her season high with 14 kills, while earning a new career-best six blocks in a sweep of South Carolina... Produced the second-most kills in a match in LSU history, while setting the record for the most in a five-set match with 37 to go along with a new career mark of 19 digs in the win at Georgia... Earned her second consecutive double-double with 20 kills and 11 digs at Auburn... Earned her third-straight double-double with 13 kills and 10 digs, with two aces and a block against Tennessee... Had nine kills, four digs and two blocks against Mississippi State... Led LSU with 19 kills, to go along with five digs and three blocks against Alabama... Had a team-best eight kills at Texas A&M... Led the team with 19 kills and adding four blocks in the win against Auburn... Tied for the match high with 11 kills, while adding nine digs and two blocks at Tennessee... Tied for the team lead in kills with 11 at Kentucky... Led the team with 12 kills at Arkansas, with six digs and a block... Led all players with 19 kills at Ole Miss... Had nine kills, five digs and two blocks against Florida... Led all players with 17 kills, while adding six digs and a block against Kentucky... Was the only LSU player to earn double -figure kills with 17 against Mississippi State, hitting .308 in the match while adding four digs.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Played in 23 total matches in her first year at LSU, making six starts and playing in 71 total sets ... Was named to the SEC All-Freshman team ... Finished fourth on the team in kills with 199 and finished third in kills per set averaging 2.08 while hitting .190 on the year ... Was fourth on the team in points with 262 for a 2.47 points per set clip ... Finished eighth in the SEC and second among freshman in kills per set with a 3.08 average in SEC matches, while finishing 14th by averaging 3.36 points per set ... Earned one double-double on the season ... Hit above .300 with 10 or more kills in three matches on the year ... Made her debut by coming off of the bench against Purdue and adding a kill and a block against the Boilermakers... Drilled home eight kills for a .368 percentage to go along with three digs and two blocks... Came back with eight kills against Florida State and garnered two digs and two blocks... Earned her first double-digit kill effort with 11 against UTSA, with four digs and four blocks against the Roadrunners... Earned the most kills for an LSU true freshman in a match with 26 in the win over Arkansas, hitting .283 with six digs and a block ... Came off the bench to register 17 kills and hit .375 in the win over Kentucky, with four blocks and a dig... As a sub provided 12 kills on a .348 attack percentage with three blocks and two digs in the win at Ole Miss... Finished with six kills and hit .444 against Georgia with a dig... Hit .406 against South Carolina with 17 kills, five digs, an assist, ace and block in the win... Registered 10 kills in a reserve role with two digs and two blocks against Texas A&M... Had nine kills to go along with five digs and two blocks in the win over Tennessee... Had 11 kills with nine digs and a block against Mississippi State... Came off the bench to register eight kills for a .300 average against Auburn... Earned her first collegiate double-double by tying for the match high in kills with 17, while adding a new career-high in digs with 11 in the win at South Carolina... Earned the start against Oklahoma in the first round of the NCAA tournament and finished with eight kills and 11 digs against the Sooners.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a four-year standout product of Rockwall Heath High School in Texas for coach Margaret Younger ... Was named a PrepVolleyball.com High School All-American and honorable mention Under Armour All-American for the 2013-14 season ... Was a three-time district champion where she amassed over 2,000 kills, 1,630 digs, 190 blocks and 170 assists during her prep career, winning the district championship in each of her final three seasons ... Was named one of the top players in the country every season of her high school tenure, making the cut for PrepVolleyball.com’s Frosh 59, Soph 79, Top Juniors and Senior Aces lists ... Was named to the 2013 All-Texas Team, Pearland All-Tournament team and a nominee for the Gatorade Player of the Year

PERSONAL
Full name is Regina Renee Tillis ... Daughter of Terrell and Renee Tillis ... Born April 8, 1996 ... Cousin James Hemphill was a member of the 1996 LSU National Champion baseball team ... Majoring in kinesiology.

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