McKillop earns New England honors

MIDDLEBURY - Middlebury College quarterback Donald McKillop of Poway, Calif., has been named to the Division II/III All-New England Team by the New England Football Writers. The junior led the Panthers to a 5-3 mark this season, winning their last four games of '09. The reigning NESCAC Offensive Player of the Year also earned first-team All-NESCAC honors in '09. McKillop held a spot on the second-team a year ago, after earning Rookie of the Year honors in '07.

The junior quarterback had a record-breaking season, ending the year with Middlebury and NESCAC single-season records for completions (262), attempts (405), yards (2873), touchdown passes (22), and total offense (2967 yards). He also holds all 10 Middlebury single-season and career passing records as a junior. McKillop is currently ranked first in the nation in completions/game with 32.75, while ranking second with 359.1 passing yards/contest. He ended the season as the league's top rated quarterback, owning a 136.8 efficiency rating.

The junior was second on the team with 94 rushing yards with a pair of touchdowns on the ground. He also holds Middlebury single-game records for completions (47), attempts (74) and yards (438).

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