West Virginia kicker Pat McAfee was named the Big East special teams player of the week for his performance against Connecticut, while quarterback Patrick White made the league's honor roll.
McAfee accounted for 13 points in West Virginia
's 37-11 win at Connecticut
on Oct. 20. He made a career-high three field goals, hitting from 38, 39 and 48 yards. In addition, five of McAfee's eight kickoffs went for touchbacks. For the season, the sophomore is third in the BIG EAST in scoring (9.1 ppg) and has hit on 9-of-12 field goal attempts.
White nabbed a spot on the BIG EAST honor roll with another multi-talented performance. The sophomore signalcaller was 9-of-14 for 156 yards and a touchdown through the air, and totalled 102 yards and another score on the ground. White moved into second place on the Big East's all-time rushing list for quarterbacks with the performance.