Roundup: Duty wins Senior Series event
John Duty Sr. of Hurricane picked up his first West Virginia Senior Series win of the year Tuesday at Sugarwood Golf Club in Lavalette, shooting a 1-over-par 72 to edge out Spencer's Rick Moore in a card-off.
Hurricane's Harold Payne rounded out the top three in the Senior Division with a 75, while Mineral Wells' Jim Mason won the Silver Division at 2-over-par. In the Gold Division, Scott Depot's Jack Richards won first place with a 75.
PREP GOLF: Inclement weather forced the Putnam County high school golf championship to be pushed back from Tuesday to Thursday. Poca coach Doug Smith said rain in the forecast forced Putnam County's four high school's to reschedule the event, which will take place at Scarlet Oaks Golf Course in Poca.
WVU SPORTS: West Virginia's Kate Schwindel has earned Big 12 soccer weekly accolades for games played from Sept. 14-16. Schwindel totaled three goals and four assists in WVU's final two non-conference matches. She leads the team in goals (seven), assists (four) and points (18).
Schwindel also picked up Eastern College Athletic Conference soccer player of the week honors.
To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence - community, classroom, character and competition.
Schoenle has played 65 matches, all starts, and has scored 10 goals with five assists.
WVU is coming off a fourth-place finish at the Penn State Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational on Sept. 8,where the Mountaineers had four runners finish in the top 25.
WVU will travel to Kansas State on Jan. 13 (3 p.m.), host Oklahoma on Feb. 3 (12 noon), and head to Kansas on Feb. 9 (2 p.m.). The Mountaineers will go to Iowa State Feb. 17 (12:30 p.m.) before finishing up by hosting Baylor March 2 (6 p.m.).
MU SPORTS: Marshall's women's golf team wrapped up play Tuesday at the Dale McNamara Invitational in 15th place with a three-round score of 959.
The two-day, 54-hole tournament was played at the par-72 Golf Club of Oklahoma in Broken Arrow, Okla. The top MU golfer throughout the tournament was Samantha DiDomenico with an overall 54-hole score of 230 (14 over par). She finished in a tie for 41st with rounds of 78-76-76.
The exhibition will pit the current Thundering Herd softball team against an experienced NPF roster that features national champions and former Olympians. First pitch is at 7:30 p.m.
WVC AWARDS: The University of Charleston's Debbie Amos has been named West Virginia Conference women's cross country runner of the week. Amos notched a 13th-place effort at the Virginia Tech Invitational last Friday, covering the 6K course in 22:44.02.