34 Peter Gilliland
34 Peter Gilliland
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grand Ledge, Mich.
High School: Grand Ledge
Position: LB
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2011: Started every game at linebacker for the Engineers … also handled most of the kicking duties … National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society … Academic All-NEFC … third on the team with 62 tackles … second in tackles for loss with 7.5 … also led the team in interceptions with three connected on 4-of-5 field goals and 13-of-17 extra points … twice recorded 10+ tackles in a game … started the season with six stops, two for a loss, and a blocked kick at Becker (9/10) … 10 tackles against and an interception against Curry (9/24) … also hit on both of his field goal attempts vs. the Colonels … five tackles and a sack at UMass Dartmouth (10/1) … season-high 11 tackles vs. Western New England (10/15) … picked off passes in each of the last two games of the year vs. Nichols (10/29) and Endicott (11/5) … returned the pick against the Gulls 53 yards … also booted 26-yard field goals in both of those contests.

2010: Saw action in the first six game of the season … Academic All-NEFC … fourth on the team with 52 tackles … eight stops in each of the first two games of the season against Becker (9/11) and Massachusetts Maritime (9/18) … one tackle for a loss and a pass broken up against the Hawks … season-high seven solo stops against the Buccaneers … eight tackles and a fumble recovery against UMass-Dartmouth (10/2) … 10 stops against Plymouth State (10/9) … season best 13 tackles along with a pass break up at Western New England (10/16) … also punted in the first two games of the season … hit a 43-yard effort against Becker, placing one of his five attempts inside the 20-yard line.

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Grand Ledge High School … first team all-area selection … also lettered in swimming … twice a first team all-area pick in that sport … Top-25 scholars.