Wheaton College (Ill.) Curtis McWilliams honored as the CCIW's Offensive Player of the Week on the gridiron
2018 Dec 31
Senior quarterback Curtis McWilliams was named this week's College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Offensive Player of the Week by the conference office.
McWilliams accounted for three touchdowns, passing for two and rushing for one, in Wheaton's 52-30 victory at fifth-ranked North Central last Saturday night. McWilliams was 22-of-27 on passing attempts against the Cardinals as he completed 81.5% of his passes, the eighth-highest single-game completion percentage (PDF) in a Division III game this season. He threw an 80-yard touchdown pass to Carter Roberts in the second quarter to increase Wheaton's lead to 24-9 and in the final minute of the first half he scored on a three-yard touchdown run to extend Wheaton's lead to 31-16. Late in the fourth quarter he connected with tight end Tyler Pace for a 16-yard touchdown pass to account for Wheaton's final touchdown.
McWilliams has thrown for 1,117 yards this season with nine touchdown passes. He has completed 73 of his 110 passing attempts for a completion percentage of 66.4-percent.