In a 46-44 triple overtime win over No. 19 Louisville on Oct. 15, Slaton – a freshman running back for the Mountaineers – set a school record and tied a Big East record with six touchdowns. His 36 points also tied a league mark. Slaton rushed for 188 yards and five touchdowns and also caught a 14-yard touchdown pass, to help the Mountaineers rally from a 24-7 fourth quarter deficit.
Lorello registered a season-high 11 tackles, including six solo stops and one tackle for loss, in the win over Louisville. Lorello also broke up three passes and posted one interception. Trailing 17-0 at the half, Lorello and the West Virginia defense held UL to just one score in the second half.