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WVU roundup: Big 12 honors goalie Foster

Posted: Aug 22 2017 - 8:42 PM

MORGANTOWN — Off a stellar showing in the top-ranked WVU Mountaineers’ season-opening women’s soccer win, at No. 5 Georgetown, sophomore goalkeeper Rylee Foster was named the Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Week.Foster stopped sev...

WVU midfielder Arslan craves more goals this season

Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 10:32 PM

MORGANTOWN — Jad Arslan vows to be ticked off if he doesn’t tickle the back of the net with more of his shots this season.The WVU men’s soccer senior was a 2016 Mid-American Conference (MAC) distinguished scholar-athlete honoree, so he comp...

Gotterba glad she stuck it out with WVU volleyball

Posted: Aug 20 2017 - 10:27 PM

MORGANTOWN — Gianna Gotterba often wonders how she made it through the turbulent times in the WVU volleyball program.A coaching change less than a month after her freshman season concluded. Teammates arriving and departing at a bewildering...

Mountaineers moving on minus star Piatczyc

Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 9:10 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU lost what coach Marlon LeBlanc called “the heart and soul” of its men’s soccer team when senior midfielder Joey Piatczyc sustained a season-ending knee injury training with teammates before camp began.“Joey was one of a han...

Mountaineers open with women’s soccer win

Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 8:58 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A quick goal from all-American Michaela Abam and seven saves by Rylee Foster pushed the top-ranked WVU women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win at No. 5 Georgetown on Aug. 18, in the squads’ season opener.The Mountaineers battled...

WVU men’s soccer star out for year

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 8:07 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU men’s soccer senior midfielder Joey Piatczyc had knee surgery Aug. 11 and will miss the season. He was hurt at the start of preseason practice. “Obviously, we are disappointed that our best player and captain is not availab...

Two WVU women's soccer games to be televised

Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 9:45 AM

MORGANTOWN — The Big 12 Conference announced that two of WVU’s contests will be televised this season, both home matches at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. The Oct. 8 contest with Oklahoma will be broadcast statewide and in the Pittsburgh region...

Magaletta, Mountaineers ready for a battle

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 8:41 PM

MORGANTOWN — Alli Magaletta won’t be startled by the vibe emanating from No. 5 Georgetown when her top-ranked WVU women’s soccer team steps onto Shaw Field for the 4 p.m. Aug. 18 season opener, in Washington, D.C.“When people play us, they...