Creque Earns ACC Honors After Performance Versus NC State
Creque set the school record for points by a kicker with 18 in the win over the Wolfpack.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - University of Louisville redshirt freshman placekicker Blanton Creque was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Specialist and Co-Rookie of the Week after his performance in the Cardinals’ 54-13 win over NC State on Saturday.
Creque set a school record for points by a kicker with 18 in the win over the Wolfpack at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The Shelbyville, Ky., native tied a school record by connecting on four fields and was a perfect 6-of-6 on points-after-touchdown, breaking the mark of 16 points set by Art Carmody in 2006 and 2007
Taking over as the starting kicker last weekend, Creque connected on field goals of 27, 33, 24 and 27 yards to improve to an ACC-best 8-of-9 on field goal attempts and 18-of-19 on extra points.
The Cardinals will look for their third-straight win on Saturday when they visit Virginia for a noon kickoff on ABC.
Official release from UofL sports information