Roundup: WVU quarterback award semifinalist
West Virginia's quarterback Geno Smith has been named a semifinalist for the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award.
Three Davey O'Brien finalists will be announced on Nov. 19 and the winner will be announced on Dec. 6 on ESPN.
WVC HONORS: Concord's Jake Lilly, Fairmont State's Daniel Monroe and Shepherd's Keon Robinson have been named West Virginia Conference football players of the week.
Monroe earned offensive accolades in the Falcons' 54-47 win over Seton Hill. Monroe rushed for 136 yards and had three touchdowns, adding four catches for a career-high 103 yards.
Lilly picked up defensive honors for the Mountain Lions. In a 21-13 loss at Division I Liberty, Lilly made a career-high 18 tackles, including 12 solo stops.
Robinson was tabbed for special teams honors, helping the Rams to a 41-20 win against West Virginia State. Robinson returned a punt 61 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter as well returned an 88-yard kickoff for a score in the third.
LOCAL GOLF: Steve Fox and Harold Payne have the early lead in the West Virginia Senior Four-Ball Championship at The Greenbrier Monday. The duo shot a 1-under-par 69 on the Meadows course, the only team in the championship division to shoot under par.
One stroke behind are Vienna's Scott Bibbee and Bill Boyle, and Beckley's Greg McGraw and Dennis Vass - both at even par. Leading the Senior division are Hurricane's Tommy Holland and Tom Turner, shooting the low round of the day with a 6-under-par 64.
The best-ball championship final round begins at 10 a.m. today with a shotgun start.
WVU FAN CLUB: Quincy Wilson, former Mountaineer running back and now assistant director of football operations, will speak to the Charleston WVU Fan Club at 7 p.m. Thursday at Harding's Restaurant in Charleston.
WVU TECH SOCCER: Joe Jackson and Dennis Furst each netted three goals as WVU Tech's men downed Southern State Community College 12-1 Monday.
Rodrigo Manzanares also added a pair of goals for the Golden Bears, while Michael Powell, Craig Mitchell, Jordan Brooksher, and Edson Borja had single tallies. Greg Roades had the lone goal for Southern State.