WVU SPORTS: The West Virginia men's soccer team played to a scoreless draw against Villanova Friday in its final exhibition game in St. Davids, Pa. The Mountaineers outshot the Wildcats 24-3. Junior goalkeeper Lee Johnston posted his second shutout of the preseason for WVU, making two saves.
Frances Silva and Kelsie Maloney tallied a goal apiece for the Mountaineers (0-0-1). Taylor Schram and Maya Hayes netted goals for the Nittany Lions (0-0-1).
The Mountaineers return to Jeffrey Field Sunday and face former Big East foe Syracuse at 2:30 p.m. The Orange (1-0) defeated Hofstra 3-2 in the Invitational opener Friday.
SOFTBALL TOURNEY: The United States Slowpitch Softball Association Men's Class E state tournament will be Aug. 31 to Sept. 2 in Fairmont. The entry deadline is Thursday. For further information, call 304-290-6484.
DISTANCE RUN: The Charleston Distance Run is looking for volunteers to assist before and on the day of the race (Aug. 31). To volunteer, call 304-343-0128.