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#12 Gina Tillis
Position: Outside Hitter/Right Side
Height: 5'11"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Rockwall, Texas
High School: Rockwall Heath HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 04/08/1996
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Gina Tillis Bio
Career Statistics (LSU Only) Career Statistics (LSU Only)
Game-by-Game Log (LSU Only) Game-by-Game Log (LSU Only)
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 01/04/2016

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

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
In her second season 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… Earned eight service aces, averaging 0.10 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… Earned 11 kills against UC Irvine with two digs... Earned double-double with 14 kills and 13 digs, while having four blocks and two service aces against Rice... Finished the match against Ohio with six kills and eight digs... Had four kills with two blocks and two digs against Purdue... 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 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... Led the team with 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 block... Led all players with 19 kills at Ole Miss... Had nine kills with 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… Hit .258 with 13 kills and a dig in the finale at Alabama.

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 the SEC Freshman of the Week in October, while finishing the year being named to the SEC All-Freshman team… Finished fourth on the team in kills with 199, while finishing third in kills per set averaging 2.08 while hitting .190 on the year… Had three assists and two aces on the campaign, while earning 70 digs and 33 blocks, averaging 0.99 and 0.46, respectively… 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... Drilled home 15 kills to go along with four digs and two blocks against Florida... 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... In two sets against Mississippi State earned four kills... 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... Had eight kills with three blocks and two digs at Arkansas... 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, with two blocks and an assist 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, while adding a block, service ace and assist 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… As a junior was named the District 12-5A MVP and for the second consecutive year was the kills leader in the Dallas-Fort Worth area… Was a first team all-district selection as a freshman and sophomore, where she was named the newcomer of the year, offensive player of the year and outstanding attacker… Was an Academic All-District selection two times.

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 sports medicine.

 

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