Remarkable team player who consistently placed in the Wildcats top five in `08 and earned all-conference and all-region honors. Determination and dedication guided a focused Tallman to have an outstanding junior year where she was a major force in the team's success. She is looking to continue that trend and make further strides as a Wildcat her senior year.
Villanova: 2008 - Started the season as her team's top scorer with a 3rd place finish at the Old Nassau Run in Princeton and finished an impressive 18th at the Paul Short Invitational. Serving again as the Wildcat's solid 3rd runner, her top 25 performance at the Pre-NCAA meet launched her team to a 2nd place finish. Tallman went on to earn All Big East Honors with her 7th place finish at the Big East Championships where the Wildcats took home the team title. At the Mid-Atlantic Regionals, Tallman helped the Wildcat's place 3rd as the team's 4th runner with a 13th place finish. She again served as the team's 4th runner at the NCAA Championships where she ran to a 92nd place finish as the Wildcat's claimed 6th.
2007 - Finished 10th at the season opening Delaware Invitational and placed 7th in the open division of the Paul Short Invitational. She went on to finish 66th at her first Big East Championships and 37th at the ECAC Championships where the Wildcats won.
2006 - Started off her Wildcat career with a 32nd place finish at the Princeton Invitational. She then went on to finish 31st in the open division of the Paul Short Invitational and 3rd at the Haverford Invitational.