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Eight Rowers Named CRCA Scholar-Athletes

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 29, 2020) – Eight members of the West Virginia University rowing team were honored by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) as Scholar-Athletes for 2020. “We’re always proud of our national scholar-athletes who truly embody that term considering the stringent qualification standards,” WVU coach Jimmy King said. “The consistency

Mountaineers land second European recruit

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--West Virginia University head coach Neal Brown heads across the ocean once again in the 2021 recruiting season, landing defensive lineman Edward Vesterinen from Finland. The 6-foot-4, 240-pound Vesterinen was offered by the Mountaineers on Monday and became the 12th commit in the class. The defensive end has a 40-yard

WVU Men’s Basketball Student-Athlete Tests Positive for COVID-19

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 29, 2020) – The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced today that one Mountaineer men’s basketball student-athlete has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and has entered a self-isolation period for 14 days. Voluntary workouts for Mountaineer men’s basketball student-athletes who have tested negative for the COVID-19

Kevin Brophy to return for senior season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--When Covid-19 struck, it put a damper on many senior athletes' seasons, including West Virginia third baseman Kevin Brophy. With spring student-athletes granted another year of eligibility, Brophy gets the opportunity to finish what he started last season. “Words can’t describe how much West Virginia University and the state of

Head Coach Neal Brown addresses media, still hopeful for a football season

Morgantown, W.VA. - Wednesday afternoon West Virginia football head coach addressed the media from his home office for a quick update on the football program. Brown opened his conference with a brief statement on the situation currently going on with KJ Martin and Vic Koenning, then stated he was not

Vic Koenning issues statement after being placed on Administrative Leave

Morgantown, W.VA. - Midday Tuesday, safety Kerry "KJ" Martin Jr. posted several photos of statements to his Twitter and various social media accounts. Martin was erring his side of a situation(s) that he has experienced with defensive coordinator Vic Koenning. The situation is being handled internally through West Virginia University

Tom Nickolich Award Winner for Outstanding Walk-On Announced

Morgantown, W.VA. - Redshirt senior safety Osman Kamara has been awarded the Tom Nickolich Award for most outstanding walk-on this year. The award, which is presented by Blue and Gold News, is in memory of Tom Nickolich who played WVU football during 1979-82 and sadly passed away from cancer during

Iron Mountaineer Award Winners Announced

Morgantown,W.VA. - Wednesday afternoon football head coach Neal Brown addressed the media via Zoom, his first press conference in several weeks. Brown was excited to announce the team's Iron Mountaineer award winners. This award is normally announced at the team's spring game, which was ultimately cancelled due to the Covid-19

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