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  • 6-5, 205
  • Senior
  • Gainesville, Fla. (Gainesville H.S./University of North Carolina)

1999-2000 - Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Had 16 rounds below or even par...Had five top-20 finishes this season...Tied for 50th at the NCAA East Regional after posting rounds of 78-76-73--227 (+14)...Tied for eighth at the Atlanta Intercollegiate, posting rounds of 76-70-73 to finish at 3-over-par 219...The Gators' top finisher at the SEC Championships, tying for 11th with rounds of 79-72-69 for a total of 4-over-par 220...Was one of the Gators' top finishers at the U.S. Collegiate Championships, tying for 14th...Fired rounds of 70-72-73 to finish at 1-under-par 215...Tied for 39th at the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational with rounds of 74-70-76 at 4-over-par 220...Posted rounds of 77-74-70 to tie for 52nd place at the Las Vegas Intercollegiate at 5-over-par 221...Fired rounds of 71-79-74 to finish tied for 23rd at 8-over-par 224 at the UNF Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship...Tied for 30th after shooting 69-75-69 for a 3-over-par 213 at the SunTrust Gator Invitational...Was the Gators' top finisher for the second straight week, firing rounds of 76-71-72 to finish at 3-over-par 219 and tie for ninth place at the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate...Was the Gators' top finisher in the Jerry Pate Invitational, carding an 11-over-par 224...Finished at 4-over-par 220 at the Carpet Capital Invitational...Was the Gators' top finisher in The Preview Invitational...Placed 34th at 5-over-par 221 with a final round of 69...

1998-99 - Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Saw action in 14 tournaments, to finish the season with a 74.19 stroke average...Had three top 10 finishes...Finished 70th at the NCAA Championship tournament...Fired a season-low 66 (-5) in the third round of the NCAA East Regionals to finish tied for 12th...Named to the All-SEC second team...Shot an even-par 70 in the final round of the Maxwell Invitational to tie for 18th...Recorded his best finish of the season at the SEC Championships, carding a 7-over-par 223 total for fifth place...Tied for ninth place at the Louisiana Classics, his third-highest finish of the season...Competed at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship, shooting a 6-over-par 222 and tied for 15th place...Tied for 11th place at the Gator Invitational with a 5-over-par...Saw his first competition at the Ridges Intercollegiate, placing seventh with rounds of 71-72-69...Competed at the Windon Memorial Classic, shooting a 15-over-par 159 ...Was one of the starting five in the team's first tournament of the spring season...

1997-98 - Transferred from the University of North Carolina in December...Saw no tournament action...

AMATEUR COMPETITION - Took medalist honors at the 2000 Gator Open after shooting rounds of 70 and 69...Competed in the 2000 U.S. Amateur Sectional qualifier in Plantation, Fla., and qualified as the first alternate after carding a two-day total of 147...At the 2000 Southern Amateur, tied for 28th, firing rounds of 72-73-74-74...Competed in the 2000 Dogwood Invitational and tied for 15th...Tied for fourth at the 2000 C.C. of Birmingham Invitational, firing rounds of 75-74-67...The 1999 C.C. Birmingham Invitational Champion, firing rounds of 73-63-69...Tied for 25th at the 1999 Dogwood Invitational...Made the cut for the 1999 Southern Amateur...Finished 14th in the 1998 C.C. of Birmingham Invitational, shooting a 74-65-79...Competed in the 1998 U.S. Amateur Qualifier in Orlando, finishing with a 76-74--150...Was a competitor in the Southeastern Amateur in 1998...Quarterfinalist at the 1996 U.S. Junior Amateur Championships...Tied for third in the 1996 AJGA Wilson Grand Geneva Junior Championship...Tied for fifth at the 1996 PGA Junior Championships...

PREP - Attended Green Bay Preble HS in Green Bay, Wis., until halfway through his junior year before moving to Gainesville for the final year and a half...A two-time Wisconsin Junior Golfer of the Year...Two-time Alachua Area Golfer of the Year...1996 Alachua County Champion...

PERSONAL - Born December 27, 1978 in Green Bay, Wis....Member of the National Honor Society...Received the Florida Academic Scholarship...Favorite sports personality is Fred Couples...

PARENT - Michael Gilliam...

MAJOR - Decision and Information Sciences and Management.

Gilliam's Career Stats
Best Rounds Even or Under Par Rds. Top-10 Finishes
Year Tourneys Rds Strokes Avg. 18 54
1998-99 14 42 3116 74.19 66 212 10 3
1999-2000 12 36 2643 73.42 69 213 16 2
TOTAL 26 78 5759 73.83 66 212 26 5

Best Finish: 5th, 1999 SEC Championships
Low Round: 66 (-5), 1999 NCAA East Regional
Low Tourney Score: 212 (-4), 1998 The Ridges Intercollegiate

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