The Mountaineers finished fifth for the Mid-Atlantic Region at the NCAA Regionals in 2012 at State College, Pa., and fourth at the Big 12 Championships in Austin, Texas.
Two-time All-American junior Kaitlyn Gillespie, who took a medical redshirt a year ago, is poised to go for her third All-American accolade in as many years that she has been in competition.
LOCAL GOLF: The amateurs defeated the professionals 10-2 in the West Virginia Challenge Cup at Stonewall Resort's Palmer course Monday.
Representing the amateurs were Mike Foust of Hurricane; Ian Patrick of Huntington; Duke Erwin of Charleston; Bryan Myers of Wheeling; Pat Carter of Huntington; Trent Roush of Mason; Chad Baldwin of Green Bank; and Brandon Tinney of Hurricane.
Representing the pros were Guyan Golf & Country Club's Rick Ellison and Stuart Wiley; WVPGA President Jeff Hutchinson; Riverside's Ty Roush; Big Bend's Dave Wentz; and Riverbend's Mike Rogers; and Josh Bower and Matt Felber.
During the four-ball matches, Ellison and Wiley halved their match against Foust and Patrick; while Bower and Wentz beat Carter and Roush. The amateurs won the remaining matches, finishing up 21/2-11/2 in favor of team amateur. The amateur team won every single match, with the exception of Myers and Rogers halving theirs.