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Jason Tillman
Jason Tillman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brighton

High School:
Brighton

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 160

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
09/12/1984


Enters third season as starting keeper ... Has a great mental approach to the game with his steady composure.

2005: Started all 19 games in goal ... Recorded seven shutouts ... Twice honored as Big Ten Player of the Week (9/26 & 10/17) ... Earned POW honors on Sept. 26 after recording eight saves in 110 shutout minutes against Indiana (9/25) ... Named POW on Oct. 17 after tallying back-to-back shutouts against Notre Dame (10/11; 0-0) and Michigan (10/16; 2-0), making six saves against the Irish and seven against the Wolverines ... Added shutouts against Ohio State (10/9), Western Michigan (10/26), Valparaiso (11/6) and Michigan (11/10) in the Big Ten Tournament ... Went 445:45 from Oct. 5 to Oct. 23 without allowing a goal ... Ranked 19th in the nation in saves percentage (.824) and 28th in goals-against average (0.795) ... Led the Big Ten with 30 saves, 5.0 saves per game and three shutouts in conference action, while ranking second in goals-against average (0.93) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2004: Appeared in all 20 of MSU's games, starting 19 ... Earned All-Big Ten Tournament Team and Tournament Defensive MVP honors after allowing one goal in three games of the Big Ten Tournament, while recording 13 saves ... Recorded five shutouts against San Diego State (9/17), Northwestern (10/3), Loyola (10/6), Wisconsin (11/11) and Northwestern (11/14) ... Combined with Chris Austin to shutout Bowling Green (9/1), Western Illinois (9/5) and Dayton (9/12) ... Recorded a career-high 12 saves in a 2-0 loss at San Diego (9/19) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2003: Appeared in two games, combining to shutout IPFW (9/7) and Valparaiso (9/26).

High School and Personal: Three-year letterwinner at Brighton High School ... Dream Team and all-state honoree as a senior, posting a 19-4-1 record with 12 shutouts and a 0.58 goals-against average ... Also earned all-region, all-district, all-conference and all-area honors, while being named the Livingston County Player of the Year and earning team MVP honors ... Played club soccer with the Michigan Wolves, winning the State Cup Championship in 1999, 2001 and 2003, and the 2003 National Championship, while being named the 2003 adidas Golden Glove winner ... Member of the '84 Michigan ODP team ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Born 9/12/84 ... Son of Roger and Nancy Tillman ... Supply chain management major.


Year	GP/GS	Min.	SVS	GA	GAA	ShO
2003	2/0	13:37	0	0	0.00	0
2004	20/19	1602:10	64	20	1.12	5
2005	19/19	1817:15	75	16	0.79	7
Totals	41/38	3433:02	139	36	0.94	12

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