Rine was 5-for-9 (.556) with four RBI and two home runs during the week. He had a three-run home run in the first game of a doubleheader against Virginia Tech, and in the second game he hit what turned out to be the game-winning homer in a 3-1 victory. He currently ranks second on the team with a .413 batting average and has a seven-game hitting streak.
This is the second player of the week honor for WVU. Kurtis Clinton previous won the award for the week preceeding March 1.