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WVU roundup: Moisey, wrestlers pin loss on Pitt

Posted: Dec 9 2017 - 11:18 PM

MORGANTOWN — Redshirt junior Zeke Moisey earned his third pin of the season at 125 pounds, as the WVU wrestling team topped No. 25 Pitt, 24-10, in the Backyard Brawl on Dec. 9, at the WVU Coliseum. In defeating the Panthers (1-...

Miles, Mountaineers hang on to beat Pitt

Posted: Dec 9 2017 - 11:15 PM

PITTSBURGH — With closed eyes and some imagination, the WVU Coliseum moved to the Steel City on Dec. 9. The pep band was still lively and on beat. Students were peppy, young and, at the very least, somewhat interested. And...

Mountaineers fall in semis of volleyball tourney

Posted: Dec 9 2017 - 11:12 PM

OXFORD, Miss. — Traveling for the first time in the 2017 National Volleyball Invitational Championship (NIVC), the WVU Mountaineers dropped a three-set match to Ole Miss in an semifinal match-up Dec. 9. The Mountaineers (21-13)...

Mountaineers find motivation in schedule diss

Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 8:24 PM

MORGANTOWN — Motivating factors are funny and fickle things with college basketball players. Former WVU standout Da’Sean Butler readily admitted to just making stuff up in his mind about how WVU opponents disrespected the...

History suggests WVU could make jump to NCAAs

Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 8:20 PM

MORGANTOWN — In its 44-year history, the WVU volleyball team has never qualified for the NCAA tournament, and were it not for volleyball’s version of the NIT — the National Invitational Volleyball Championship — the Mountaineers wouldn’t e...

For these Mountaineers, Brawl not be-all, end-all

Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 8:13 PM

MORGANTOWN — There was some mild curiosity, WVU forward Teana Muldrow admits, when she first saw Pitt on the Mountaineers’ schedule this season, but nothing that got her competitive juices going.“I always wondered why they were such a big...

Mountaineers golfer earns Big 12 accolades

Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 8:10 PM

MORGANTOWN — After leading the WVU golf team at the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic in November, freshman Matthew Sharpstene was named the Big 12 Golfer of the Month. It marks the first time in program history a WVU golfer was honored by the...

Smith, Moisey remain in top 20 of wrestling weight classes

Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 11:05 AM

MORGANTOWN — Redshirt senior Jacob A. Smith and redshirt junior Zeke Moisey remain ranked in the top 20 of their weight classes, as announced by two publications.Smith checks in at No. 5 nationally at 197 pounds, moving up one spot in this...

WVU women's soccer players wind up season ranked No. 10

Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 11:02 AM

MORGANTOWN — WVU wound up the season ranked No. 10 in the final United Soccer Coaches Poll and the TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s Division I top 25.WVU (16-4-3, 7-1-1 Big 12) was ranked in the top 10 of both polls all year. National champion...