The West Virginia women's soccer team, the regular season Big 12 champions, lost to eighth-seeded TCU in the quarterfinal round of the Big 12 soccer tournament at Blossom Soccer Stadium in San Antonio, Texas.The Horned Frogs scored on a pair of corner kicks to beat the top-seeded Mountaineers. WVU now awaits its postseason fate with the 2012 NCAA Women's Soccer Selection show on Monday at 4:30 p.m. on NCAA.com.Former WVU men's soccer All-American Raymon Gaddis has been named to the Soccer by Ives MLS All-Rookie Best XI team.
Gaddis was the 35th overall pick by Philadelphia Union in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft, making him the lowest draftee to appear on the All-Rookie Best XI team. Gaddis played in 18 games for Philadelphia, starting 17.nn
WVU TECH HOOPS: David Rawlinson scored 24 points and Terrale Clark added 20 as WVU Tech (2-0) defeated visiting Ohio Valley 89-80 Wednesday in Montgomery.The Golden Bears led 47-43 at halftime and held the Fighting Scots to just 37 points while scoring 42 of their own in the second half en route to the win.
Rawlinson did most of his damage for Tech at the foul line, going 14 of 17 in addition to grabbing five rebounds and handing out six assists. Clark finished 6 of 14 from the field and 8 of 10 at the foul line. Kornilious Donnell added 14 points for the Golden Bears with Eddie Gordon scoring 13, both coming off the bench.For Ohio Valley, Ashton Brown led all scorers with 27 points. Mustafa Helal and Jerry Macon, Jr. were the only other OVU players to score in double figures, with Helal having 16 and Macon 12. Osvaldas Gaizauskas led the Fighting Scots with six rebounds.Tech's next game is Friday when the Golden Bears travel to Wise, Va., to play Bethel (Tenn.) University as part of the UVa.-Wise Classic.nn
CAPITAL CLASSIC: Tickets for the Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic women's basketball game between Marshall and West Virginia University will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5. All tickets are general admission and cost $7 with a group rate available for groups of 10 or more. Call 304-345-SHOW or stop by the Charleston Civic Center box office for tickets.nn
CORRECTION: Cabell Midland's Jacob Burcham and St. Marys' Maggie Drazba became the third boy and girl to win at least three cross country individual state championships with their wins at Saturday's state meet.