Caleb McKillop
Caleb McKillop
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
High School: Heinz Simonitsch/Homeschool
Major: International Studies (Spanish minor)

Honors:

  • USA South All-Academic (2014-15)

2016-17 (Senior): Competed in eight races... Contributed points as a top-five team finisher in the season-opening Mountaintop Invitational 5k (Sept. 2) with a time of 21:01.1... Set personal records in the 5k with a time of 20:17.8 in the UTC PowerAde Invitational (Sept. 9) and in the 8k with a time of 32:29.3 in the Berry Viking Open (Oct. 15)

2015-16 (Junior): Did not compete in cross country, but ran in spring track events

2014-15 (Sophomore): Joined the team midway through the season and ran in four events during the fall... Set a personal record in the 8k with a time of 33:20 at the Berry Viking Open (Oct. 18)... Earned USA South All-Academic team honors

High School: Attended The Heinz Simonitsch School and Sea View Academy (homeschool), both located in Jamaica... At Heinz, was the Outstanding Stude of the Year in 2009-10 and Humanitarian of the Year in 2010-11... Also earned Oustanding Student of the Year in ninth grade... Placed first in the swimming event of the Jamaica Triathlon in 2010-11

Personal: Parents are Billy and Sherry McKillop... Has one brother, Zachary, and one sister, Gabrielle... Favorite Bible verse is Micah 6:8... Majoring in International Studies with a minor in Spanish... Plans to enlist in the Marine Corps Reserves after graduating from Covenant... Holds dual citizenship in the USA and Jamaica... Is a junior high youth leader at New City Fellowship Church in Chattanooga... Favorite athlete is Usain Bolt

McKillop's Personal Bests:

Cross Country:
5k: 20:17.8 (UTC PowerAde Invitational, Sep 9, 2016)
8K: 32:29.3 (Berry Viking Open, Oct 15, 2016)

Track:
3K: 10:58 (Mountain Laurel Invitational, April 15, 2016)
5K: 19:19 (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 9, 2016)