Men's Soccer

Tim Jallow
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Uppsala, Sweden

High School:
IK Sirius

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 155

Position:
D

Tim Jallow

2009: Jallow started and played in five games at defender in 2009. He played a season high 110 minutes in MU's 2-2 draw against nationally ranked Louisville. One of 11 MU players named to the 2009-10 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

2008: Jallow, a constant presence at the defensive end for the Golden Eagles, started 16 games in his third season. Jallow registered the second assist of the season against Bryant (Sept. 1), feeding Anthony Colazzi to put Marquette ahead 2-0. He added another assist to Colazzi against Louisville (Sept. 26). He helped the defensive line hold opponents to a .104 shot percentage and 21 goals on 201 shot attempts.

2007:
In his second season, Jallow saw action in a team-high 18 games, starting all but one. Jallow contributed to a strong defensive line which limited opponents to 28 goals, a .111 shot percentage, and 14.1 shots per game. On the back line, Jallow supported the offensive with two assists, both in 1-1 ties, against in-state foes UW-Green Bay (Sept. 9) and UW-Milwaukee (Oct. 31). Against Connecticut, he recorded a personal season-best three shots in an attempt to provide scoring from the back against the nation's then-No. 2 team. (Oct. 27).

2006: Marquette's most played freshman, Jallow stepped into his role as a central defender. Only nagging injuries and illnesses kept him out of the lineup as he played in 14 games, starting 13. He made his collegiate debut and earned his first career start in the win over Loyola (Ill.) (Aug. 25) in the season opener. His play was also crucial to a shutout in the second game of the season, a 0-0 tie with Denver (Aug. 27).

Prior to Marquette: Jallow is an accomplished player with lots of speed that will make an impact early on the Marquette program. He played with IK Sirius in Uppsala and led his team to the quarterfinal round in the Swedish National Youth Championships in 2005.

Personal: Born December 10, 1987, Jallow is the son of Bouba and Lena Jallow and has three siblings, Pa, Antou and Ted. His brother, Antou, was a standout at Wis.-Milwaukee. He also played professionally following his UWM career. Jallow is a Business Administration major.

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