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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Elijah Lilly




San Bernardino, Calif.

Previous School

Cajon HS

2020 Indoors:
Placed fourth in the 60-meter at the Mountain West Indoor Championships after running 6.85 … completed the 200-meter race at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in 21.95 … ran 6.91 in the prelims of the 60-meter dash at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational after running 6.88 in the qualifying round to advance …  ran 6.90 in the 60-meter dash preliminary round of the Collegiate Classic …  ran 6.93 (altitude converted) in the 60-meter dash at the UNM Team Open to finish 13th in the preliminaries.

2019 Indoors: 
Saw action in six different meets during the season…  Recorded a career-best 60-meter dash time of 7.09 seconds and a career-best 200-meter time of 21.81 at the UNM Team Invitational on Jan. 26.

Lettered in football at Cajon High School … recorded 64 career tackles on varsity over two seasons plus one game … had 46 tackles as a junior with five interceptions … overall had seven career interceptions … also played on offense, rushing for 196 yards as a senior with three touchdowns … had 13 catches as a senior for 269 yards and four touchdowns after 14 catches for 135 yards and a touchdown as a junior … was unreal as a kickoff returner, returning 13 kickoffs for five touchdowns and a 60.5 yard average … also returned 12 kickoffs for a 32.1 yard average with a touchdown as a junior … averaged 20.9 yards per punt return as a senior.

Full name is Elijah Marcel Lilly … parents are Jerry Lilly and Monique Ware … has two brothers, Tahjhay and Syrano, and six sisters, Jazmine, Amori, Liric, Justice, Emajea and Solana … birthday is February 10, 1998 … majoring in history.