Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

SPORTS Briefs

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

SPORTS Briefs

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Izzo-Brown wins 300th as WVU beats Buffalo

West Virginia University women's soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown won her 300th career game Sunday, as the No. 5 Mountaineers defeated Buffalo, 2-0 at the Penn State Invitational in University Park, Pennsylvania. All but 13 of Izzo-Brown's career victories came at WVU. She spent the 1994 season at West Virginia Wesleyan before founding the WVU women's soccer program in 1995.

Junior forward Heather Kaleiohi scored first, off a pass from Amandine Pierre-Louis in the 22nd minute. Grace Cutler scored for WVU (1-0-1) in the 68th minute, off an assist from Sh'Nia Gordon. West Virginia outshot Buffalo 26-3 on Sunday.

WVU opens its home schedule at 7 p.m. Friday at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium versus No. 14 Clemson.

Marshall women fall to Michigan

The Marshall women's soccer team fell behind by three goals early and ultimately fell 4-1 to the University of Michigan on Sunday.

The Thundering Herd (0-2) fell behind 3-0 by the 30th minute. Jordan Sackaris scored her second goal of the season for Marshall in the 56th minute, then the Wolverines responded with their fourth.

Marshall returns to action at 7 p.m. Friday at Longwood.

Power game suspended until Monday

Sunday afternoon's West Virginia Power-Kannapolis Intimidators game in Kannapolis, North Carolina, was suspended in the top of the fifth inning due to rain. The game will resume at 5 p.m. Monday in the fifth with the game tied 1-1. A seven-inning game will follow.

Woo Kim claims 1st PGA Tour title at Wyndham

GREENSBORO,N.C. - Si Woo Kim won the Wyndham Championship by five strokes Sunday for his first PGA Tour title.

The 21-year-old South Korean player closed with a 3-under 67 to finish at 21-under 259 at Sedgefield Country Club, tying the tournament 72-hole record set eight years ago by Carl Pettersson.

Kim matched Petterson by sinking an uphill 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole.

Kim set a tournament record with a 60 in the second round. He earned 500 FedEx Cup points and $1,008,000 in prize money in the regular-season finale.

Australia's Luck win US Amateur

BLOOMFIELD HILLS,Mich. - Curtis Luck won eight consecutive holes shortly after the midway point of the U. …

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