Monday, October 24, 2016

UK Player Austin MacGinnis Named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

Austin MacGinnis, K, Kentucky

Made a 51-yard field goal as time expired to give Kentucky a 40-38 win over Mississippi State.
Hit four field goals during the game, including kicks of 46, 32 and 32 yards, tying his career best for most field goals in a game.

The 51-yard game-winner is his longest of the season; in the process, became the second player in school history with four field goals of at least 51 yards during his career.
Made both of his extra point attempts, giving him 14 points for the game.
Has a streak of three-consecutive games with a field goal of at least 45 yards.
Now has 212 points in his career; during the game he tied Randall Cobb for the school record for the quickest player to reach 200 career points (29 games).

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