Articles tagged with: Athletics


  • Tickets for West Virginia's appearance in the 2016 Russell Athletic Bowl on Wednesday, December 28, at Camping World Stadium (65,000) in Orlando, Florida, are now on sale on a priority basis to 2016 Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC) members and football season ticket holders at
  • The No. 16 West Virginia Mountaineers and the Miami Hurricanes will play in the 2016 Russell Athletic Bowl. The game will kick off at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28 at Camping World Stadium and will be televised nationally by ESPN.
  • West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons has announced a contract extension for football head coach Dana Holgorsen, putting him under contract with the Mountaineers for the next five years.
  • A goal by junior forward Michaela Abam in the 74th minute propelled the No. 1 West Virginia University women's soccer team to its first-ever NCAA College Cup Final with a 1-0 victory over No. 6 North Carolina on Friday afternoon (Dec. 2).
  • West Virginia University Provost Joyce McConnell has been named to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division One Committee on Infractions. She will serve a renewable three-year term.
  • Senior women's soccer defender Kadeisha Buchanan is the espnW National Player of the Year.
  • The No. 1-ranked West Virginia University women's soccer team defeated Duke, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 26) at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium to advance to its first NCAA College Cup in program history.
  • WVU advances to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight for the second straight season and the third time in program history. The Mountaineers will play host to No. 14-ranked and third-seeded Duke on Saturday, Nov. 26, at 3 p.m., at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. It will be the first NCAA quarterfinal match in Morgantown since 2007.
  • WVU will face No. 14-ranked and fourth-seeded UCLA on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2:30 p.m., at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.
  • The No. 1-ranked and top-seeded West Virginia University women's soccer team will play host to second- and third-round games in the 2016 NCAA Tournament on Nov. 18 and 20, at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.
  • West Virginia will be a part of the 2017 Armed Forces Classic.
  • Construction work continues at a frenetic pace as the finishing touches are being made to West Virginia University's most iconic athletic structure - the WVU Coliseum.
  • The way to San Jose

    November 9th, 2016
    Women's soccer coach Nikki Izzy-Brown talks about the season as her team begins its journey to the NCAA tournament against Northern Kentucky on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 12) in Morgantown.
  • The No. 1-ranked and top-seeded West Virginia University women's soccer team shook off its first two-goal deficit of the 2016 season and tallied three unanswered goals to win the 2016 Big 12 Soccer Championship title Sunday (Nov 6) with a 3-2 overtime victory over No. 7-seed TCU.
  • Fans attending Mountaineer basketball games will see new traffic patterns heading in and out of the WVU Coliseum parking lots this season.
  • The Amos Alonzo Stagg Award is given by the AFCA to those "whose services have been outstanding in the advancement of the best interests in football," and will be presented to Nehlen at the American Football Coaches Awards show on January 10 during the 2017 AFCA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • A couple who has provided distinguished leadership to the state and University, a successful engineer, a service-oriented faculty member and a dedicated athletics employee are being honored as "Most Loyals" during the 69th annual Mountaineer Week, a celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Oct. 28-Nov. 6, on West Virginia University's campus.
  • Wrestling tickets now on sale

    October 31st, 2016
    Tickets for the West Virginia University wrestling team's 2016-17 season are now on sale through the Mountaineer Ticket Office. The Mountaineers will host four events at the WVU Coliseum, as well as an additional match in Parkersburg.
  • The No. 1-ranked West Virginia University women's soccer team celebrated its 2016 Big 12 Conference regular-season championship in winning fashion Oct. 28, scoring three second-half goals and defeating Oklahoma State, 3-0, at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.
  • West Virginia 4-H members, alumni and families are invited to watch the West Virginia University men?s basketball team take on the Virginia Military Institute Keydets at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown.