Monday, February 16, 2009

Derrick Rovira signs Letter of Intent with West Liberty State College

Derrick Rovira of Weir High School, Weirton, WV signed his letter of intent with West Liberty State College of West Virginia. He recorded in his senior year with the Red Riders, 124 tackles {individual leader on team), 12 QB Sacks, 24 Stops for Loss, 6 forced fumbles, 1 safety on defense; and with 801 yards rushing (second lead on the team) with 11 TD's. He received West Virginia AA First Team for Defense, a Big 22 candidancy, and the Dapper Dan Athletic Achievement award. In speaking with West Liberty's head coach Roger Waialae today, he said that he is very excited to have Derrick on board with the HillToppers. As well, you can't imagine how all of us are feeling right now. We are all very proud of Derrick's accomplishments and absolutely cannot wait for the football season to start again!!! And you know what the best part of all this is, their colors are black and gold!!!! Whoa hoooooo!!!

West Liberty State College participates in the NCAA Division II Football league and the WVIAC Athletic Conference.