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WVU Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  – For the fourth straight year, the West Virginia University volleyball team was named as a recipient of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 season. The Mountaineers were one of 227 Division I programs honored, with 1,313 high school and collegiate teams earning

Former Mountaineer inks deal to pursue career overseas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Former West Virginia guard Chase Harler signed a contract to play professional basketball overseas on Monday. Harler announced the news via Instagram that he had signed a professional contract with a team in Lithuania, the Palangos Kuršiai. https://www.instagram.com/p/CC4nHVeBC2J/ As a senior Harler averaged 4.4 points per contest for the Mountaineers.

Mountaineers Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University track and field team has been named a 2020 NCAA Division I Women’s Track & Field All-Academic Team by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Additionally, sophomore Myesha Nott was honored as an All-Academic Athlete. A medical laboratory science

Ivy League cancels fall sports, what’s next?

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--With the football season a mere two months away and sports teams heading back to the grind, numerous questions regarding the season and COVID-19 linger. As athletes return to practice facilities, positive coronavirus cases are on the rise. Last week West Virginia University reported five positive tests among the men's basketball

Six Mountaineers to appear on 60-man MLB pools

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Six former West Virginia baseball stars appear on the 60-man MLB Player pools announced over the weekend. They are Alek Manoah (Toronto Blue Jays), Jedd Gyorko (Milwaukee Brewers), John Means (Baltimore Orioles), Michael Grove (Los Angeles Dodgers), David Carpenter (Cincinnati Reds) and Ryan McBroom (Kansas City Royals). Due to Covid-19, the baseball

Lynch Named to 2020 All-Big 12 Preseason Team

IRVING, Texas – The Big 12 announced its 2020 volleyball preseason awards, including the All-Big 12 Team, Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. Baylor’s Yossiana Pressley was tabbed the Preseason Player of the Year, while Kansas’ Caroline Crawford was named the Preseason Freshman of the Year. Eight of the

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. https://twitter.com/vesEdward/status/1277605422921326594?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet 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

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