West Virginia State capped off a perfect fall campaign with a 5-1 win over second-seeded West Liberty on Saturday to claim the Mountain East Conference women's tennis title at the Schoenbaum Courts in Charleston.The Yellow Jackets, who completed MEC regular-season play with a 7-0 record, dropped only a match in doubles en route to the tournament title.nn
WVU SPORTS: The West Virginia women's soccer team jumped four spots to No. 14 in Monday's TopDrawerSoccer.com women's top 25 poll. Virginia (16-0) holds steady at No. 1 while UCLA (13-1-1) is No. 2 and Florida State (13-0-3) is No. 3.West Virginia women's cross country sophomore Kelly Williams has been named the WVU Varsity Sport Report athlete of the week. Williams posted a second-place finish at the Penn State Nationals last Friday in University Park, Pa., crossing the line in 21:22.
HERD VOLLEYBALL: Marshall junior setter Sammie Bane has earned Conference USA setter of the week honors. Bane led Marshall to a pair of straight-set victories last weekend over UAB and East Carolina. She dished out 81 assists over the two-matches with a .415 set percentage.nn
VOLLEYBALL TOURNEY: The YMCA in Charleston will host a co-ed volleyball tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday. The format is three men and three women with an entry fee of $150. For more information, call (304) 340-3527.nn
CROSS COUNTRY: The West Virginia Association USA Track & Field cross country championships will be held at 10 a.m. on Nov. 16 at Coonskin Park in Charleston. Registration deadline is midnight on Nov. 14. For more information, call 304-389-1982.