October 27, 2013

McKoy named MASCAC Offensive Player of the Week... First of many awards for the week

WESTFIELD, MA - Senior running back Octavias McKoy (Stratford, CT) earned the first of what should be many awards after breaking the NCAA All-Divisions rushing record on Saturday.  He was named Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season.

MASCAC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Octavias McKoy
Sr. RB
Stratford, Conn. 

Western Connecticut running back Octavias McKoy broke the NCAA all-division single-game collegiate rushing record with 455 yards Saturday.

McKoy broke the previous mark of 441 yards, set by Marietta's Dante Brown in 1996.

McKoy, a senior on Division III Western Connecticut, finished with 455 yards and five touchdowns on 43 carries in the Colonials' 55-35 win over Worcester State. He scored on runs of 15, 1, 41, 53 and 71 yards.