Millard & Reed Earn Academic Honors

November 17, 2009

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.

Millard completed his senior season with 3,333 yards of total offense in his career. He is a two-time ('07 & '08) All-NESCAC selection as a specialist, ranking third in the league with 149.1 yards of total offense/game. The senior became a key receiver this season for the Panthers, setting a new school record with 64 receptions to place him second in the NESCAC with 8.0/game. His 748 yards receiving were also second in the league, while he caught three touchdown passes. Millard earned over 100 yards in five games this season, including 148 yards on 13 catches in a win over Hamilton. The senior is an economics major at Middlebury, owning a 3.35 GPA.

Reed had a break-out season at tight end, starting all eight games. He finished the season second on the team with 40 catches for 450 yards, earning a touchdown. The junior had some big games this season, including an 11-catch, 105-yard performance in Middlebury's win over Trinity. He also had a 100-yard game earlier in the year with nine catches at Amherst. Reed is an economics major at Middlebury with a 3.55 GPA.