Lyons names Stratford new men’s soccer coach

Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons has named Dan Stratford as the school's 10th men's soccer coach. Stratford, who played for the Mountaineers from 2004-07, and served as an assistant coach at WVU from 2011-13, returns to Morgantown after a three-year stint as the head coach at the University of Charleston.

Thorn's number to be retired

West Virginia University will retire the playing number of all-time basketball great Rod Thorn. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Thorn has excelled as a player and as a front office executive where he became one of the game's most influential figures.

Athletics receives gift from Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust

West Virginia University Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons announced today a $10 million gift from the Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust to build an Athletics Performance Center at the WVU Coliseum Sports Complex.

Thrasher named and NCAA Today’s Top 10 Honoree

Former West Virginia University rifle standout Ginny Thrasher has been selected as one of 10 NCAA student-athletes across all sports and all divisions to be honored as the 2020 Today's Top 10 Award winners, announced by the NCAA on Tuesday.

LeBlanc steps down as men’s soccer coach

Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons announced today that men's soccer coach Marlon LeBlanc has resigned from his position effective Dec. 30, 2019. Lyons said a national search for his replacement will begin immediately.

WVU Reed College of Media receives largest single donation in school history through planned gift to support education and journalism in the state

Students will be better equipped to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing media landscape thanks to a gift from an award winning journalist and West Virginia University alumnus. Bob and Luanne Kittle have been generous contributors to the Reed College of Media for more than 30 years. But their most recent pledge, the largest single donation in College of Media history, will allow them to make an impact on education and journalism in the state earlier than they anticipated.