How he joined the club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 10, 2018 ... A Chicago Fire U-16 and U-18 Academy product, Lillard marked the 10th Homegrown signing in club history.
2019 (CHICAGO FIRE): Recorded an appearance in the Fire's 2-0 win on August 17 against the Philadelphia Union ... Recorded his second regular season start on August 14 in the Fire's 3-2 away loss against the Portland Timbers ... Recorded a start in a 2-0 loss against Cruz Azul in the Leagues Cup on July 23 ... Recorded an appearance on July 20 in the Fire's 2-0 loss against the Philadelphia Union ... Recorded his first regular season start on July 6 in a 1-0 loss against Sporting Kansas City ... Returned from loan June 11 ... Recorded an appearance in the Fire's fourth round U.S. Open Cup match against St. Louis FC, which the Fire lost 2-1 ... Loaned to Lansing Ignite FC on May 16, 2019 ... Made his first appearance for Lansing Ignite FC on May 18 in a 2-2 draw against North Texas SC.
2018 (CHICAGO FIRE): In his inaugural season with the Fire, Lillard made eight appearances, six of which were starts … His first appearance for the club was in a 1-0 loss to the LA Galaxy on April 14, with the defender playing the full 90 minutes … Made five consecutive starts in the season from April 14 through May 9, 2018 ...
COLLEGE (INDIANA UNIVERSITY): In his four years at Indiana University, the 22-year-old started all 86 games in which he appeared, and scored 14 goals and tallied nine assists … Captained the Hoosiers to the College Cup final in his senior season … A three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection, Lillard was additionally named Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2014 and First-Team All-Big Ten in 2015 and 2016.