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WVU defeats in-state rival Marshall in extra innings

CHARLESTON, W.Va.--The West Virginia University baseball team rallied in the eighth inning to tie the game and the Mountaineers defeated Marshall 5-4 in extra frames on Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park. Freshman Ivan Vera singled home the eventual game winner in the 10th inning, scoring Braden Zarbnisky from third. “This is

Donato, WVU win pitchers duel with Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan.--West Virginia University pitcher Chad Donato and Kansas starter Ben Krauth locked in on a pitcher's duel but the Mountaineers muscled home one run and defeated the Jayhawks 1-0 on Friday night at Hoglund Ballpark. Donato (1-2) tossed seven scoreless frames, surrendering five hits and striking out five. He walked one

WVU splits series with Hawaii

HONOLULU--The West Virginia University baseball team used an offensive explosion to beat Hawaii 9-2 on Sunday at Les Murakami Stadium and split the four game series. The Mountaineers (7-3) got strong pitching performances by four different pitchers to beat the Rainbow Warriors (6-7). WVU scored nine runs on 13 hits. Freshman pitcher Tanner Campbell

Galusky leads the way as hot WVU bats sweep UNLV

LAS VEGAS--Freshman Jimmy Galusky paved the way for the West Virginia offense and BJ Myers dominated on the mound as the Mountaineers beat UNLV 9-4 on Sunday afternoon. WVU (5-1) swept the series against the Rebels (1-5). Galusky went 5-for-5, including his first career home run in the top of the sixth. UNLV committed

Two Mountaineers selected in final day of MLB Draft

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Two members of the West Virginia Mountaineers’ baseball team were drafted during the final day of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday. The Washington Nationals took junior right-hander Blake Smith in the 24th round with the 734th overall selection. Senior shortstop Taylor Munden was chosen in the 27th

Munden, Mountaineers rally to beat Kansas

GRANVILLE, W.Va-- Senior Taylor Munden blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to power the West Virginia Mountaineers past the Kansas Jayhawks 5-4 on Sunday in front of 1,503 fans at Monongalia County Ballpark. The Mountaineers were down 4-3 heading into the seventh inning. Center Fielder KC Huth

Cramer lifts Mountaineers past No. 23 Oklahoma

GRANVILLE, W.Va.–Clean-up hitter Jackson Cramer hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the West Virginia Mountaineers to a 6-5 win over No. 23 Oklahoma on Saturday afternoon at Monongalia County Ballpark. 2,871 fans packed the ballpark to watch the Mountaineers even the series. It was the

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