The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the Club will once again play host to the Backyard Brawl for the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University baseball regular season game on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at PNC Park.
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.
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.
When Angie Blankenship woke up following double mastectomy surgery, she was relieved to hear that her breast cancer had not spread to her lymph nodes. But, she said, “in that moment of jubilation, I also knew that we had the fight of healing.”
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.
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.