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Roundup: Brooks is Wendy's Tour Player of Year

Mullens' Derek Brooks took second place in Tuesday's Wendy's Amateur Tour event at The Resort at Glad Springs to clinch the tour's Player of the Year honor.

Brooks shot a 2-over-par 74 to finish one stroke behind Clarksburg's Michael Stewart on Tuesday. Elizabeth's Sammi Moore won the women's Player of the Year award.

St. Albans' Matthrew Spry and Tornado's Ed Schoettker won this year's Frosty Cup, the tour's four-ball competition.

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  • WVU SPORTS: Following a scoreless tie at Penn State and a 4-2 win at home against Oakland last week, the West Virginia men's soccer team moved up to No. 21 in Soccer America's Top 25. The Mountaineers held the No. 22 spot last week.

  • West Virginia's Andy Bevin earned College Sports Madness Mid-American Conference player of the week honors for his efforts in the win against Oakland last week. Bevin ended a 333-minute scoreless drought for WVU with a goal in the fourth minute of play against Oakland, then assisted on the final goal of the match.
  • The WVU hockey team will host Ohio University at 2 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the South Charleston Memorial Ice Arena. Tickets are $15. For more information, call (304) 744-4423.
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  • MU SPORTS: For the first time since 1983, the Marshall men's golf team finished in the top two in the Marshall Invitational, tying for second place as the 43rd annual event wrapped up Tuesday at Guyan Golf & Country Club in Huntington.

    The Thundering Herd shot 289 for a 54-hole score of 853 (1 over par). Marshall finished tied with Ohio State, the two-time defending champion of the invitational. Virginia Tech won the title with a 16-under-par 836.

    Marshall was led by senior Nathan Kerns, who shot a 2-under-par 69 Tuesday to finish in second place. The Ironton native was one stroke short of tying and forcing a playoff with the eventual champion, Korey Ward of Xavier (9-under 205).

  • The Marshall baseball team will host two camps this weekend at Linda K. Epling Stadium in Beckley. A showcase camp will be held Saturday, giving high school players a chance to be instructed and evaluated by the Herd coaching staff. A youth camp will be held Sunday, in which players will be put through a workout similar to what the Thundering Herd baseball players experience in a season. For more information, call (304) 972-7670.
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  • TECH SOCCER: Sierrah Soto scored twice as the WVU Tech women's team defeated Ohio Valley 2-1 Tuesday.

     


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