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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

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

No. 4 WVU falls to No. 3 Oklahoma State in Big 12 Championship

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.--The third-seeded Oklahoma State baseball team defeated No. 4-seeded West Virginia 5-2 for the Big 12 Championship on Sunday afternoon at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. After defeating TCU in extra innings, the Cowboys (36-18) scored five runs on six hits. The Mountaineers (37-20) scored two runs on eight hits. “Congrats to the

No. 17 WVU beats George Washington on Senior Day

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--On Senior Day, the 17th-ranked West Virginia University baseball team defeated George Washington 13-2 on Saturday afternoon at Monongalia County Ballpark. Prior to the game, four seniors Darius Hill, Zach Reid, Ivan Gonzalez and Andrew Zitel were honored. Afterwards Mountaineer graduates Hill, Reid, Zitel, senior Braden Zarbnisky and juniors Chase Illig,

No. 20 WVU rallies to beat K-State, wins series

MANHATTAN, Kan.--The 20th-ranked West Virginia University baseball team came from behind to beat Kansas State and win the series on Sunday afternoon. The Mountaineers (31-18) scored seven runs on 15 hits while the Wildcats (25-28) scored four runs on seven hits. Sam Kessler earned his eighth save. Zach Ottinger earned his first

No. 17 WVU rallies to beat Texas

AUSTIN, Texas--Sam Kessler got out of a jam in the ninth as No. 17 West Virginia held off Texas 9-8 after the Mountaineers put together a late-inning rally on Saturday. Trailing by one run in the ninth, Darius Hill led off the inning with a single and scored on Marques Inman's

Inman lifts No. 17 WVU past Texas

AUSTIN, Texas--Marques Inman blasted a solo shot in the top of the ninth to lift No. 17 West Virginia past Texas 3-2 on Friday night. Alek Manoah kept the Mountaineers (25-14) in the game while they were being no-hit by the Longhorns (24-20). He tossed seven innings, giving up one run

Simpson lifts No. 23 Oklahoma State past WVU

STILLWATER, Okla.--Oklahoma State came from behind to defeat West Virginia 9-5 on Saturday afternoon and even the series. Trailing 5-1, the 23rd-ranked Cowboys (19-10) used a three-run sixth and five-run eighth to fuel the comeback. With the game tied at 5-5, Colin Simpson blasted a grand slam off reliever Sam Kessler, giving Oklahoma State

WVU tops Pitt in the Backyard Brawl

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (April 3, 2019) – A program-record 3,487 fans watched the West Virginia University baseball team score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to beat Pitt, 5-4, in the Backyard Brawl on Wednesday night at Monongalia County Ballpark. In front of the largest crowd to ever watch a WVU

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