Roundup: UC's Teepen named WVC soccer player of the week
Sean Teepen of the University of Charleston men's team has earned the West Virginia Conference soccer player of the week award.
The 6-foot-4 senior keeper from Cincinnati led the Golden Eagles to a 1-0-1 week. After recording 10 saves in the 1-1 draw against Philadelphia in the season opener on Thursday, Teepen posted eight saves in the 2-1 upset of No. 4 Millersville on Sunday.
Hughes earned the co-offensive player of the week as he accounted for six touchdowns in the Pioneers' season opener against Carson-Newman. Hughes was 31-for-51 for 305 yards and five touchdowns while adding 20 yards rushing and one TD on the ground.
Marion picked up defensive honors as he sparked a rally by Concord in the 24-21 win over visiting Lenoir-Rhyne. Trailing 21-0 in the second quarter, Marion forced a fumble, recovered it and took it back for a touchdown. Marion sealed the contest for Concord with an interception in the fourth quarter.
The Mountain Lions' Ellington proved to be the difference in the 24-21 win over Lenoir-Rhyne to nab the special teams award. In his first collegiate contest, Ellington connected on a 41-yard field goal for the game-winning points in the fourth quarter.
MU SOCCER: With less than 48 hours rest after playing Bowling Green State to a 0-0 draw in double-overtime Saturday night, the Marshall men's soccer team picked up a 1-0 win over Indiana University-Perdue Fort Wayne Monday afternoon in Fort Wayne, Ind. Senior Eddy Prugh scored the lone goal for Marshall (2-0-1) in the 41st minute when he volleyed home a Tom Jackson throw-in.
WVU SOCCER: Following a two-hour rain delay, the No. 9 West Virginia men's soccer team fell 1-0 to No. 15 Wake Forest Sunday in the Nike Carolina Classic.
The Mountaineers (2-2) played a man down for the final 69 minutes as freshman defender Francio Henry picked up a yellow card in the 15th minute, followed by a red card in the 21st minute, forcing him out of the match.
Wake Forest (3-0) scored the game-winning goal in the 72nd minute when Lucas Gimenez sent a cross to the back post, right to the head of Sam Fink, who knocked it in.
PREP SOCCER: Callie McClanahan and Andrea Weiskircher scored two goals apiece to lead Hurricane (5-0-0) to a 12-0 win over visiting South Charleston in girls soccer Monday.