November 25, 2012

Bitancurt big in WVU win

In a game where every point mattered, West Virginia senior kicker Tyler Bitancurt was able to battle the elements to connect on three critical field goals in the Mountaineers 31-24 victory over Iowa State Saturday.

Coming into the game Bitancurt had his share of struggles on special teams, but was able to connect on attempts from 44, 42 and 35-yards out and narrowly missed a 46-yard attempt when the ball hit off the uprights and fell to the turf. He also booted three-punts for 90-yards, while handling kickoff duties and even making a touchdown saving tackle on one kickoff return.

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