Ten student-athletes from the West Virginia University women's soccer team were named to the 2013 All-Big 12 soccer team. Eight Mountaineers were named to the first team - Sara Keane, Frances Silva, Caroline Szwed, Jess Crowder, Leah Emaus, Amanda Hill, Kailey Utley and Carly Black. Kate Schwindel and Annalika Steyn were named to the second team.The WVU cross country team moved up in the Mid-Atlantic Region rankings and jumped into the national rankings. The Mountaineers are No. 3 in the region this week, behind Georgetown and Princeton, and return to the USTFCCCA National Poll at No. 24 for the first time since Oct. 1.
MU SPORTS: The Marshall Athletics Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is holding its annual canned food drive Nov. 8-15 during various sporting events to assist the Marshall University Food Pantry.nn
TECH SPORTS: The WVU Tech women's basketball team dropped a 75-48 contest to Bluefield College, Va. Freshman Elizabeth Evans led Tech with 12 points while junior Nia Nolan added nine points while dishing out four assists and pulling down two rebounds.
WVU Tech landed several players on the 2013 United States Collegiate Athletic Association All-Academic and All-American teams.
Volleyball player Jacque Carroll earned All-Academic honors along with Sam Laughton, Ridge Ramsey, Drew Lytton, Felipe Sozinho and Mario Paz of the men's soccer team.The All-Americans for WVU Tech men's soccer include first-team members Joe Jackson, Tyler Fabian and Dennis Fuerst. Senior Raul Martin earned honorable mention.WVU Tech freshman Matheus Montarroyos was named men's swimmer of the week in the Appalachian Swimming Conference. Montarroyos finished first in the 500 freestyle, second in the 100 butterfly, third in the 100 freestyle and third in the 200 freestyle in last weekend's event.nn
CONCORD SPORTS: Senior safety Josh Clark has been named a Defensive Player of the Week by the Beyond Sports College Network.Clark had two interceptions for a defense that gave up just 206 yards of total offense in Concord's 44-6 victory over UVA-Wise.