Lower Burrell, Pa. / Burrell High School
Freshman Season (2011-12)
Travis McKillop was one of just a few Mountain Cat true freshman ever to not take a red-shirt and McKillop took advantage of his opportunity. He finished third at the Super Region I Tournament on his way to becoming an All-American with a seventh-place finish at the national Tournament. McKillop was 22-7 overall and 6-4 in dual meets. His six victories by fall tied for the team lead. McKillop also won the title at the Washington & Jefferson Collegiate Open and was the runner-up at the Wilkes Open.
Four-year letterman...52-2 record as a senior and a 163-31 career record with 98 falls...four-time PIA AA State Qualifier...three-time PIAA AA State Place winner, including state champion in 2011...also placed fifth in both 2009 and 2010...2010 Powerade Tournament Champion… placed third at 2010 Ironman Tournament...competed in 2011 Dapper Dan Wrestling Classic...two-time Southwest Region Champion…two-time WPIAL Champion...2011 Army Strong Wrestler of the Year and Cliff Keen Wrestling USA All-American...finished career third in national high school rankings...led team to 2008 AA State Championship and three WPIAL titles.
Born July 3, 1992...plans to major in Biology...son of Lisa and Scott McKillop of Lower Burrell, Pa.