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Mountaineers moving on minus star Piatczyc

Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 9:10 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU lost what coach Marlon LeBlanc called “the heart and soul” of its men’s soccer team when senior midfielder Joey Piatczyc sustained a season-ending knee injury training with teammates before camp began.“Joey was one of a han...

Mountaineers open with women’s soccer win

Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 8:58 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A quick goal from all-American Michaela Abam and seven saves by Rylee Foster pushed the top-ranked WVU women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win at No. 5 Georgetown on Aug. 18, in the squads’ season opener.The Mountaineers battled...

WVU men’s soccer star out for year

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 8:07 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU men’s soccer senior midfielder Joey Piatczyc had knee surgery Aug. 11 and will miss the season. He was hurt at the start of preseason practice. “Obviously, we are disappointed that our best player and captain is not availab...

Two WVU women's soccer games to be televised

Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 9:45 AM

MORGANTOWN — The Big 12 Conference announced that two of WVU’s contests will be televised this season, both home matches at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. The Oct. 8 contest with Oklahoma will be broadcast statewide and in the Pittsburgh region...

Magaletta, Mountaineers ready for a battle

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 8:41 PM

MORGANTOWN — Alli Magaletta won’t be startled by the vibe emanating from No. 5 Georgetown when her top-ranked WVU women’s soccer team steps onto Shaw Field for the 4 p.m. Aug. 18 season opener, in Washington, D.C.“When people play us, they...

WVU A.D. Lyons excited for aquatic, track facility

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 8:22 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU Athletic Director Shane Lyons hinted Wednesday that some good news was coming the way of the swimming, diving, track and cross-country teams at the school.A few hours later, WVU released an official statement that Mountaine...

WVU rifle team's schedule released

Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 10:21 AM

MORGANTOWN — The five-time reigning NCAA champion Mountaineers will face six of the seven teams they defeated at last season’s NCAA Championships, including national runner-up TCU this season.WVU’s schedule, which was released Aug. 14, also...

Abam, Portillo named to preseason soccer teams

Posted: Aug 14 2017 - 10:57 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU women’s soccer seniors Michaela Abam and Carla Portillo have been named to TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Women’s DI Preseason Best XI Teams.Abam, a forward and Houston native, was named to the first team, while Portillo, a midfield...