Elizabeth  Tiller

Elizabeth Tiller

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
American Christian Academy



Year (XC/In/Out):

Cross Country
4K: 15:37.09 (2010)
5K: 19:42.54 (2010)
6K: 22:59.39 (2010)
Mile 5:40.54 (2010)
3000m 10:33.35 (2011)
5000m 18:34.75 (2011)
1500m 5:07.87 (2011)
3000m 11:08.85 (2011)
5000m 19:01.73 (2010)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Four-time member of SEC Academic Honor Roll...2011 Capital One Academic All-District IV Cross Country/Track & Field First Team...2011 SEC Track & Field Community Service Team...2011 Volscars Helen B. Watson Female Scholar-Athlete...2011 Dr. Jack Chesney Award for outstanding community service by a Lady Vol.

2012 T&F: Honors - SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Ran the 3000m at the Kentucky Invitational, finishing in 11:45.37...Outdoors - Finished ninth in the open 3000m in 11:40.52 at the Sea Ray Relays.

2011 XC: Checked in 18th overall and ninth on the team at the 5K Tennessee Invitational, covering the course in 20:47.51...Placed 58th overall and seventh for UT with a time of 16:38.45 at the Belmont-VU Opener...Was 101st at SEC meet in 25:22.77.

2011 T&F: Honors - Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll...Named to Capital One Academic All-District IV Cross Country/Track & Field Second Team...Chosen for SEC Track & Field Community Service Team...Volscars Helen B. Watson Female Scholar-Athlete... Dr. Jack Chesney Award for outstanding community service by a Lady Vol...Indoors - Lowered her indoor career best in the 3000m to 10:33.35 at the Texas A&M Challenge...Dropped her indoor 5000m PR to 18:34.75 at the SEC Championships, finishing 17th...Outdoors - Two-event scorer for Tennessee at the UT-UCLA Dual with career-best times in each...Lowered her PR in the 1500m to 5:07.87 to place seventh and improved her outdoor 3000m clocking to 11:08.85 to wind up eighth.

2010 XC: Scored in third position and placed 124th overall in a PR time of 22:59.39 at the 6K NCAA South Regional...Ran fifth for the team at the SEC Championships, crossing the line 89th in 23:49.14...Began her junior year by running a career-best second on the team and placing 44th overall in a personal-record 15:37.09 at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener...Was squad's third finisher, placing 38th overall in a career-best 19:42.54 at the 5K Commodore Classic...Was UT's third finisher, taking 286th place in 23.46 at the 6K Brooks Paul Short Run...Filled team's No. 5 spot, charting a 26th-place result of 12:12 at the two-mile Front Runner Invitational....Named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District IV Track & Field/Cross Country First Team and 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll...Member of the 2011 SEC Track & Field Community Service Team and chosen as the VOLSCARS/UT Athletics Helen B. Watson Female Scholar-Athlete.

2010 T&F: Honors - Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Ran time of 19:21.03 to finish 12th in the 5000m at the SEC meet...Posted a PR of 19:04.30 earlier in the year at the Hokie Invitational...Lowered best in 3K to 10:58.07 at the Texas A&M Challenge... Outdoors - Carded an indoor 5K PR of 19:01.73 at the FSU Relays...Lowered her 1500m mark to 5:10.79 at Tennessee Inv.

2009 XC: Participated in all six team races for Tennessee as a sophomore...Had personal bests in four of those and counted toward scoring in first two meets...Fourth for UT and 42nd overall in Belmont-VU Opener in personal record of 15:59.86...Scored fifth and placed 46th at the Crimson Classic in a 5K best of 19:43.20...Top 6K effort was a 23:13.99 readout at the NCAA South Regional, where she crossed the line seventh for the Big Orange and 104th overall...Placed 78th at SEC Championships in 24:20.56..Named to 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009 T&F: Honors - Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Competed in one indoor meet, running the 3000m in 11:48.70 at Penn State... Outdoors - Improved her 3,000m time 19 seconds from the indoor to outdoor seasons to 11:29.72...Ran 20:00.05 in the 5K at the Sea Ray Relays.

2008 XC: Competed in five meets during her first season as a Lady Volunteer...Made the travel squad for the SEC meet, running eighth on the team and 93rd overall in 25:20.72...Was 21st overall at the 5K Tennessee Invitational in 21:32...Named to the 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year member of the cross country and track & field teams at American Christian Academy...Earned all-state acclaim in cross country in her final three seasons there...Finished fifth at the 1A-2A state meet in 2007...On the oval, she was a six-time 2A all-state honoree, earning recognition her final three years with the 4x800-meter relay team, her sophomore and junior years in the 3,200m and as a sophomore in the 1,600m...The 4x8 won state titles in 2007 and 2008 and was runner-up in 2006, as was she in 2006 and 2007 in the 3,200m...Finished third in the 1,600m in 2006...Earned all-section status in the 1,600m, 3,200m and 4x800m relay her final three seasons and in cross country in 2005 and 2007...Had a 20:09 5K cross country prep PR...Named Miss ACA, the highest award given by the school, was a member of National Honor Society and graduated with honors.

PERSONAL: Born April 7, 1990, in Northport, Ala....Working on double major in Spanish and public administration...Parents are Charles and Debbie Tiller...Has one brother, Eric...Came to UT in the inaugural 15-member class of Haslam Scholars, a premier honors program aimed at attracting the nation's top students to campus...She joins teammate Chelsea Knotts in that esteemed group...Also the recipient of the 2008 Peyton Manning Scholarship.



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