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Manoah Adds Fourth First Team All-America Honor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 12, 2019) – Already with the most First Team All-America accolades in program history, West Virginia University junior right-handed starter Alek Manoah has been recognized to a fourth first team, as the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) announced their All-America teams on Wednesday afternoon. The first player

Trio Named to ABCA All-Region Team

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 12, 2019) – Three West Virginia University baseball players have been named to the ABCA/Rawlings East All-Region Team, the American Baseball Coaches Association announced on Wednesday. Junior right-hander Alek Manoah was named to the first team and senior right fielder Darius Hill and junior left-hander Nick Snyder were

Manoah Earns Another First Team All-America Honor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 10, 2019) – West Virginia University junior right-handed pitcher Alek Manoah has been named to his second All-America First Team, as Baseball America announced its All-America teams on Monday. Manoah, already the fourth first team All-American in program history when he was recognized by Collegiate Baseball on May

NCBWA Names Manoah District Player of the Year

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 7, 2019) – For the second time in three seasons, a West Virginia University baseball player has been named the District 2 Player of the Year, as junior right-handed starter Alek Manoah was honored by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) on Friday. The latest in a

Just the beginning for WVU baseball

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--On Sunday, West Virginia's baseball team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Texas A&M and marked the end of the road for the Mountaineers. While the ending was tough for players, coaches and fans to swallow, it cannot possibly define the amazing season WVU put together. "All I can do is treat

Record-setting MLB Draft for Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Even though the baseball season has ended for West Virginia, the Mountaineers aren't done breaking records. On the final day of the MLB draft, six more members of the WVU baseball team were drafted, giving the Mountaineers a total of eight draft picks. The Arizona Diamodbacks selected Nick Snyder with

Ivan Gonzalez drafted by Chicago White Sox

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--West Virginia's Ivan Gonzalez was selected by the Chicago White Sox with the 230th pick in the MLB Draft on Tuesday. The 5-foot-9, 190-pound catcher was instrumental for the Mountaineers behind the place. During his time at WVU, he started in 162 games for the Mountaineers in three seasons. He finished with

Doorstep of the dream: WVU’s Alek Manoah aims at career with Blue Jays

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--When West Virginia's Alek Manoah was selected with the 11th overall pick in the MLB Draft on Monday night by the Toronto Blue Jays it was a dream come true. However, that dream wasn't always envisioned with Manoah on the mound. In fact, he wanted to be on the opposite

Alek Manoah selected by Toronto Blue Jays

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--West Virginia pitcher Alek Manoah was drafted with the 11th draft pick in the first round by the Toronto Blue Jays. The right-hander broke the school's single-season strikeout record this season against George Mason. It was a record that had stood for 55 years. Manoah finished the 2019 campaign with 144

WVU drops heartbreaker to Texas A&M

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Bryce Blaum hit a walk-off grand slam to lift No. 2-seeded Texas A&M past top-seeded West Virginia in the Morgantown Regional on Sunday afternoon. Closer Sam Kessler walked the base loaded before going to a 3-2 count on Blaum. On the next pitch, he drilled the ball over the left

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