West Virginia University men’s soccer standout Robles Grajera was named the Mid-American Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.
Robles Grajera scored two goals in WVU’s 5-2 win over No. 15 Coastal Carolina on Sept. 13. The Spain native came on as a substitute and found the back of the net twice in a 32-second span.
The Mountaineers (3-1-1) are ranked No. 24 in the nation. Robles Grajera co-leads WVU in points with five, good for No. 6 in the MAC.
MARSHALL VOLLEYBALL: The Thundering Herd swept Eastern Kentucky on the road, winning by scores of 25-22, 25-16 and 26-24.
Gabrielle Coulter led Marshall (7-3) with 19 assists and Sydney Lostumo added 17 assists. Amber Weber recorded 12 digs and Sarah Schank had 12 kills.
MARSHALL MEN’S SOCCER: The Thundering Herd allowed three second-half goals in dropping a 3-2 decision to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley at home in Huntington.
Marshall (4-1-1) scored first on a goal by Vinicius Fernandes in the first half to lead 1-0 before allowing three straight goals. Bleno Cruz scored for the Thundering Herd in the final minute to cut the final deficit to one.
WVSU VOLLEYBALL: West Virginia swept visiting Central State by scores of 25-8, 25-11 and 25-16 at the Walker Convocation Center.
Ashton Barr (12) and Brianna Brandt (11) both were in double digits for State in assists. Jenna Dufresne added eight kills for WVSU (3-6).