Marshall's Andi Williamson was named Conference USA pitcher of the week after she threw three straight shutouts against Central Florida last weekend. Those victories allowed Marshall to third in the conference.
Williamson threw all 24 innings against the Knights to pick up three victories over the weekend, giving up a combined nine hits and striking out 19. The Thundering Herd will play East Carolina in the first round of the Conference USA tournament at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at in Birmingham, Ala.
WVU BASKETBALL: The West Virginia women's basketball team has signed Louisiana state transfer Krystal Forthan. Forthan will sit out the 2012-13 season and will have three remaining years of eligibility starting with the 2013-14 season. The 6-foot-4 forward averaged 5.7 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game as a freshman with the Tigers.
WVC HONORS: David Bryan of Alderson-Broaddus and Fairmont State's Jimmy Earp have been named West Virginia Conference baseball co-players of the week, while Falcon Tyler Kincaid was honored as top pitcher.
Bryan helped the Battlers go 4-0 on the week, going 9-for-15 with five RBIs. Earp went 6-for-8 for Fairmont State in a doubleheader split with West Virginia Wesleyan. Kincaid registered a complete-game victory over Wesleyan.
UC GOLF: After the first round of the NCAA Division II East-Atlantic Region tournament in Hershey, Pa., the University of Charleston men's golf team sits in ninth place with a score of 320. Shane Chaplin is tied for 20th individually with a 7-over par 78, while Jamin Smith is tied for 29th with a 79.
ROAD RACE: The Poca River Road 15K will be run at 8 a.m. Saturday in Cross Lanes. Pre-race registration is $15. For more information, contact Kelly McGraw at (304) 553-1633.
FOOTBALL OFFICIATING: The Kanawha Valley Football Officials Association will conduct a training class on June 4 at 6 p.m. at the Ben Franklin Career Center in Dunbar for anyone interested in becoming a football official. For more information, contact Neil Caruthers at (304) 546-2880.
LOCAL GOLF: The 2012 Riverside A-flight two-man scramble ended in a three-way tie for first place. Mitch and Trent Roush, Jay Harris and Gary Richards, and Denny Humphries and Joe Fyall finished with scores of 61. The prize money was divided between the tying teams. In the B-flight, Roy Johnson, Sr. and Roy Johnson, Jr. won with a 63.
SC FOOTBALL: There will be a parent-athlete meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the South Charleston High School gym for all prospective players who intend to play football this summer and fall. For more information, contact South Charleston High School at 304-766-0352.