Honors & Awards
• Two Letters (2017, 2018)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016; Spring 2017)
2018: Paul Tillotson was a key reliever for Nebraska’s bullpen, making 16 appearances, which ranked fourth on the team • Went 1-2 with a 4.94 ERA and one save • Recorded 18 strikeouts in 27.1 innings pitched • Went a career-high 4.0 innings out of the bullpen against Indiana on May 12 and recorded two strikeouts, while allowing one run • Pitched 2.2 scoreless innings of relief at Rutgers on April 22 • Recorded a pair of strikeouts in 1.0 scoreless inning of relief in the second game of a doubleheader against Iowa on April 13 • Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings with one strikeout and one hit against Minnesota on March 24 • Struck out all three batters he faced in 1.0 inning of relief against Northwestern State on March 18 • Helped Nebraska shut out Cal Poly on March 9 when he threw 2.0 innings out of the bullpen and allowed only two hits and struck out one Mustang to earn his first career save • Earned the win against Utah on Feb. 23 with 3.0 scoreless innings of relief • Tossed 2.0 no-hit shutout innings out of the bullpen against Washington State on Feb. 17.
2017: Tillotson made two appearances on the mound, including one start, before receiving a medical hardship • Started the second game of Nebraska’s opening day doubleheader against UC Riverside on Feb. 17, striking out two in 3.1 innings • Made a relief appearance of 2.0 innings against Arkansas on March 4.
Before Nebraska: The Colorado Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year and MaxPreps Colorado Player of the Year in 2016, Tillotson joined the Huskers out of Lewis-Palmer High School, where he played for Brett Lester and Tom McCabe • Native of Monument, Colo., who went 8-1 with a 1.02 ERA as a senior • Struck out 86 and walked 17 in 55.0 innings • Finished his prep career with a 22-3 record, a 1.47 ERA and 302 strikeouts • Also hit .539 with 14 home runs and 95 RBIs • Helped the Rangers to a Class 4A runner-up finish at the 2015 state tournament • Ranked by Perfect Game as the No. 237 overall prep player in the country and the No. 79 right-handed pitcher • Tabbed as the No. 3 overall player in the state of Colorado and the top right-handed pitcher • Earned honorable-mention Rawlings-Perfect Game All-America honors • Was a four-time letterwinner in baseball and two-time letterwinner in football.
Personal: Born on May 3, 1998, in Colorado Springs, Colo. • Parents are Paul and Shelly Tillotson • Has one sister, Katie • Majoring in mechanical engineering.