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.
Middlebury student-athletes, returning early to campus for pre-season practices, are pitching in to help Vermonters hammered by last week's flooding.
The 2011 Middlebury College Football schedule has been released, with the Panthers opening on Saturday, September 24th at Wesleyan.
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.
Former Middlebury College kicker Steve Hauschka has returned to the NFL with the Denver Broncos. He spent the past several months playing with the Las Vegas Locomotives in the UFL, where his team won the UFL Championship.
Middlebury College football players Anthony Kuchan (Wauwatosa, Wis.) and David Reed (New Canaan, Conn.) have been named District I Academic All-American by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors Association). The Panthers recently completed a 4-4 season, with three wins in their last four games.
Five members of the Middlebury College football team were honored today when the NESCAC announced its All-League teams. Seniors Donald McKillop (Poway, Calif.), Andrew Poulin (Irvington, N.Y.) and Anthony Kuchan (Wauwatosa, Wis.), junior Matt Rayner (Andover, Mass.) and sophomore Ryan Moores (Manchester, Mass.) were all named to the second team.
The well-known story of "Picking Up Butch" was celebrated again on the national scene. ESPN made three trips to campus this year, gathering footage and interviews to document the 50th anniversary of the Middlebury tradition that was celebrated on homecoming weekend. The feature aired on ESPN's "E:60," on Tuesday, Nov. 2nd.
Middlebury quarterback Donald McKillop and Holy Cross quarterback Ryan Taggart received the New England Football Writers' Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Gold Helmet Awards in the final week of the award for the 2010 football season.
Middlebury College quarterback Donald McKillop (Poway, Calif.) has been named the NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. In his final game for Middlebury, McKillop broke the only Panther passing record he didn't already own as he tossed six touchdowns in a 42-20 victory against Tufts.
Middlebury racked up 532 yards of total offense on its way to a 42-20 win over the Jumbos (1-7) on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The Panthers finish the season winning three of their last four games to earn a 4-4 mark. Senior quarterback Donald McKillop capped his record-breaking career by going 29 of 41 for 339 yards with a school-record six touchdown passes.
There's nothing quite like game day at Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. This fall, the Communications Office has been busy capturing sounds and interviewing people who help make the locale one of college football’s most special venues.
Middlebury gained 426 yards of total offense on its way to a 30-26 road win at Hamilton. The Panthers (3-4) won the Old Rocking Chair Classic for the 15th straight year, and has captured it 23 times out of 31 meetings since the first game was held in 1980. The Panthers won on the road for the first time this year, while Hamilton (1-6) lost its third straight game.
Middlebury led 10-9 early, but couldn't hold on, as Trinity came back to earn a 25-10 win over the Panthers on Jesse/Miller Field. The Bantams have now won 38 straight games at home and improve to 5-1 overall, while the Panthers fall to 2-4.
Middlebury out-gained Bates 532-149 on the day as the Panthers (2-3) picked up a 22-9 win over Bates (1-4) on homecoming weekend. Middlebury quarterback Donald McKillop set the New England Division III record for most passing yards in a career with (7,847), surpassing Matt Jozokos of Plymouth State who threw for 7,814 yards from '87-'90.
Middlebury dropped its third straight games as the Panthers (1-3) fell at NESCAC foe Williams (4-0) by a score of 41-17 on Saturday afternoon. A 15-yard completion on the final play of the third quarter gave Donald McKillop the record for most passing attempts in New England Division III history.
Middlebury College quarterback Donald McKillop (Poway, Calif.) has been named the NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week. The senior tied the Panther program record for completions, which he already owned, going 47-62 (.758) for 421 yards and two touchdowns (140.26 efficiency rating) in a tough 38-31 setback to unbeaten Amherst on Saturday afternoon.
After being held scoreless in the first half, Amherst put 38 points on the board in the second session on its way to a 38-31 victory over Middlebury (1-2) on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The Jeffs (3-0) have now won 11 straight games after a perfect 8-0 mark a year ago.
Middlebury scored on three of its last four possessions but it wasn't enough, as Colby (1-1) held on for a 38-27 win over the Panthers (1-1) on Alfond Field. The Mules out-gained the Panthers 469-377 on the day, while holding a 38:10 to 21:50 advantage in time of possession. Each team turned the ball over four times on the afternoon.
Middlebury held off a late charge by Wesleyan, earning a 24-21 win over the Cardinals on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The game was the season-opener for both teams, with the Panthers earning their third straight win over the Cardinals.