Published: Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 4:19 PM Updated: Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 4:33 PM
Hillsdale College senior quarterback Troy Weatherhead, who has led the Chargers to a 9-2 record and their second straight NCAA Division II playoff berth, was named the Player of the Year for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference on Wednesday.
This season, Weatherhead set a GLIAC record for single-season completion percentage (.772), completing 220 out of 285 passes in the team’s 10 conference games. He led the conference in total passing yards (2,815) and average passing yards per game (255.9), while also holding Hillsdale College career records for most touchdown passes (63), most completions (795) and most passing yards (9,144).
Other Hillsdale players named to the all-GLIAC first team on offense are sophomore running back Joe Glendening, senior wide receiver Andre Holmes and senior offensive lineman Phil Doerfler.
Hillsdale High School graduate Mike Blanchard, a Hillsdale College senior wide receiver, earned second-team honors, as did junior defensive back Nick Hixson.