Pitt-Johnstown senior, two-time NCAA Division II National Runner-up Travis McKillop (184 lbs.) was named the 2015-16 PSAC Wrestler of the Year, while Head Coach Pat Pecora was tabbed the conference's coach of the year when this season's awards were released by the PSAC Office on Friday.
McKillop, a Burrell graduate, earns the PSAC Wrestler of the Year honor in the same season that he was named the PSAC Championships' Most Outstanding Wrestler. McKillop was the PSAC Champion at 184 lbs., recording a pin just one minute into the championship match.
It was the second PSAC Championship for McKillop. He finished second in region and was the national runner-up, falling to Notre Dame's Joey Davis is two hard-fought contests. Davis finished his career undefeated (131-0) and was named the Division II Wrestler of the Year.
McKillop was 34-2 on the season and earned the NCAA's Most Dominant Wrestler in Division II Award at the conclusion of the national tournament. The Mountain Cats won both the PSAC Dual Meet Championship and the Super Region One Championship this season.
(photo courtesy of Pitt-Johnstown University)