Fratz guided the Mountain Cats to a 2-0 week while helping extend their winning streak to five games. In the 10-point win at Shepherd, Fratz connected for a team-high 24 points; against Alderson-Broaddus, she played just 18 minutes but amassed nine points, six assists, two steals and a rebound.
Southworth helped the Hilltoppers to a 2-1 week, scoring 26 points each in wins over Bluefield State and West Virginia State.
WVU SPORTS: Women's basketball player Christal Caldwell and track and field athlete Sydney Cummings were named West Virginia co-athletes of the week on Monday.
Caldwell averaged 22.5 points per game as the Mountaineers knocked off back-to-back ranked opponents in Oklahoma State and Oklahoma. Cummings tied a school record with a high jump of 1.78 meters at the Akron Invitational on Saturday.
TECH HOOP RANKINGS: The WVU Tech men's and women's basketball have received top-10 rankings the United States Collegiate Athletic Association national poll and Association of Independent Institutions Division I poll.
The men's team is 14-9 and ranked seventh in the USCAA national poll while placing second in the AII poll. The women's squad is 11-12 and is currently ranked fifth in the USCAA national poll and first in the AII poll.
HOOPS TOURNEY: The Mercer County Shoot-Out basketball tournament will be held Feb. 22-24 in Princeton.
There is a three-game guarantee and the registration fee is $125. The event will feature first- through fourth grade divisions. For more information, call (304) 952-5939.
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS APPEARANCE: Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Cung Le will appear at Butch Hiles Brazilian Ju Jitsu and Martial Arts in Charleston from noon-3 p.m. on Feb. 23. The cost is $65 before Feb. 20 and $75 at the door.