The Middlebury College football staff is offering two opportunities to learn about Middlebury College and the Panther football program. These Prospect Days (Sunday, April 10th and Friday, July 22nd) are designed for student athletes entering their senior year in the fall of 2011. The day includes facility tours, campus tours and interaction with the football staff, along with an overview of the admissions and recruiting process. To sign up online CLICK HERE.
Middlebury handed Trinity its first loss in two years as the Panthers earned a 31-24 win over the Bantams on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The loss snaps a 15-game winning streak for Trinity, dating back to a 23-14 loss to the Panthers in October of '07. The Bantams entered the game 5-0 and ranked #1 in New England. Middlebury led the entire game with Trinity scoring late to make it a 31-24 final.
Six Middlebury College football players have earned All-East Region honors from D3football.com. Junior quarterback Donald McKillop (Poway, Calif.) and junior tight end David Reed (New Canaan, Conn.) earned second team honors, while seniors James Millard (Greenwich, Conn.) Eric Kamback (Mahwah, N.J.) Dan Haluska (Wellesley, Mass.) and Stuart Lindberg (Perkasie, Pa.) earned third-team honors. McKillop also earned ECAC-New England Player of the Year Honors. The group helped lead the Panthers to a 5-3 mark this season, winning their last four games of '09.
Middlebury College quarterback Donald McKillop (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.
Nine members of the Middlebury College football team have earned All-NESCAC honors, while junior quarterback Donald McKillop (Poway, Calif.) has been named the league's Offensive Player of the Year. McKillop, along with senior James Millard (Greenwich, Conn.) earned first-team honors, while seniors Erik Rostad (York, Maine), Paul Bennett (Williamstown, N.J.) and Stuart Lindberg (Perkasie, Pa.) were named to the second-team. Also earning sports on the second-team for the Panthers were seniors Eric Kamback (Mahwah, N.J.) and Dan Haluska (Wellesley, Mass.), along with juniors David Reed (New Canaan, Conn.) and Anthony Kuchan (Wauwatosa, Wis.). The group helped lead the Panthers to a 5-3 mark this season, winning their last four games of '09.
Middlebury College football players James Millard (Greenwich, Conn.) and David Reed (New Canaan, Conn.) have been named District I Academic All-American by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors Association). The duo will be placed on a national ballot with the national team set to be named in late November. The Panthers recently completed a 5-3 season, winning each of their last four games.
Middlebury College quarterback Donald McKillop (Poway, Calif.) has been named the NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week in the final week of the season. McKillop overcame heavy rains and sloppy field conditions at Tufts to throw for 336 yards and three touchdowns on 24 of 38 passing (.632) for a 158.22 rating in a 26-7 win for the Panthers. He helped lead Middlebury to four straight wins to end the season, finishing with a 5-3 record.
The Middlebury football team ended its season with a 26-7 victory at Tufts, closing the year with four straight wins to finish at 5-3. Pounding rain and muddy conditions made maneuvers difficult and forced mistakes from both teams. On the Tufts end, one mistake came early on as a flea-flicker attempt on the first play from scrimmage was intercepted by Middlebury defensive back Connor Green. Tufts quarterback Tom McManama threw two interceptions while gaining 130 yards on 16 completions with a touchdown.
Middlebury won its third straight game as the Panthers topped Hamilton 37-14 to win their 15th game in their last 17 attempts on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The contest was the 31st in the "Rocking Chair Classic", a series which the Panthers now lead 22-8. The Middlebury defense held Hamilton to just 202 yards (2.8/play) on the day, racking up seven sacks and 15 tackles for lost yardage.
Middlebury College quarterback Donald McKillop (Poway, Calif.) has been named the NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week. The junior completed 35 of 50 passes (.700) for 342 yards and two touchdowns (140.66 rating) in helping the Panthers to a 31-24 victory over Trinity. The loss was the first for the Bantams since the Panthers defeated them two years ago, breaking a 15-game winning streak. With the performance, McKillop now owns the Middlebury single-season records for attempts (317), completions (204), and yards (2,131).
Middlebury scored two fourth quarter touchdowns to come from behind and defeat Bates 28-18 amid heavy rain at Garcelon Field on Saturday. After Patrick George gave the Bobcats (0-5) an 18-14 lead with 39 seconds left in the third quarter, the Panthers (2-3) opened the fourth quarter with a 46-yard touchdown drive, capped by James Millard's 26-yard touchdown reception from Middlebury quarterback Donald McKillop (23-43, 252 yards, 3 touchdowns, 1 interception) with 13:13 left to play.
Quarterback Donald McKillop (Poway, Calif.) leads the country in total offense (401.5 yards/game), while spear-heading the nation's most prolific passing offense (403.5 yards/game), according to this week's NCAA Division III statistics report.
Williams held off a late surge by Middlebury as the Ephs moved to 3-1 on the season with a 37-27 win over the Panthers (1-3) on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. Williams had a slight edge in yardage on the day, holding a 454-403 advantage, but controlled the ball by a margin of 38:38-21:19. Middlebury quarterback Donald McKillop became the school's all-time leader in passing yardage (4,856), surpassing Mike Keenan, who threw for 4,544 from '02-'04. Linebacker Eric Kamback tied the school's single-game record of 20 tackles, held by Josh Bonifas in '96.
The Middlebury football team racked up over 500 yards of total offense but it wasn't enough, as the Panthers suffered a 20-10 road loss at Amherst. Junior quarterback Donald McKillop set the new Middlebury career completions record with 418, surpassing Mike Keenan, who completed 397 passes from '02-'04. His 47 completions tied his own school and NESCAC record, as he broke his own school mark with 74 attempts. Unfortunately, McKillop threw four interceptions in the game, which led to just seven Amherst points.
Middlebury gained 526 yards of total offense on the day, as the Panthers trounced Colby 45-0 in their home-opener on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. Middlebury has now won seven straight at home, as well as 13 of its last 14 contests in Vermont. The 45 points are the highest offensive output in a win, since a 55-31 victory over Hamilton in '03. Middlebury led 14-0 late in the third quarter, before scoring on each of its final five possessions of the game to pull away with the victory. The Panther defense earned four interceptions on the afternoon, while the offense converted 10 of 15 plays on third down.
Middlebury was outscored 19-0 in the fourth quarter as they lost a shootout at Bowdoin, 50-35 to open up the season. The two teams combined for over 1,000 yards of total offense, as the Polar Bears failed to turn the ball over en route to the win.
It won't be difficult to stay in touch with Middlebury football for the upcoming season. All four home games will webcast live, while LIVE STATS will also be available. You can also listen to the home game on campus radio WRMC-91.1 FM. Different options for away games will be posted at the link below when available.
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The Middlebury College Football team recently hosted a youth clinic on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. Over 140 kids from Addison County in grades 4-8 attended the event with the Panther team and coaching staff. Participants worked their way through several teaching stations, played games, while learning new skills.
On a warm, sunny early autumn afternoon, Baltimore Ravens kicker Steven Hauschka trotted onto the turf at M & T Bank Stadium and glanced up at the scoreboard.
Just under 11 minutes remained in the first quarter of the Ravens' season-opener against the Kansas City Chiefs, and Hauschka took in the sight of Chiefs: 0, Ravens: 0. The 24-year-old's boyish face registered no emotion; if he was nervous, excited, or scared out of his purple and black Ravens jersey, you couldn't tell by looking at his face.
David Szentesy has been named an assistant football coach at Middlebury College. After working as a graduate assistant with the Panthers a year ago, Szentesy will assume a full-time role with the program beginning in the fall of '09.