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Dana Holgorsen speaks with reporters ahead of WVU's first practice in Orlando for the Russell Athletic Bowl. (PHOTO: Emily Coyle) Dana Holgorsen speaks with reporters ahead of WVU's first practice in Orlando for the Russell Athletic Bowl. (PHOTO: Emily Coyle)

WATCH: WVU Coach Holgorsen Talks Baylor Match-Up

Watch full video of West Virginia Head Football Coach Dana Holgorsen as he addresses the media regarding the upcoming match-up at Baylor. More>>

Grier Earns Player and Newcomer of the Week Honors

Will Grier leads the nation with 21 touchdown passes through six games for WVU this season. (PHOTO: Scott Lituchy) Will Grier leads the nation with 21 touchdown passes through six games for WVU this season. (PHOTO: Scott Lituchy)

Mountaineer quarterback among the nation's best in many statistical categories. 

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WVU-OK State set for another noon kickoff

Dana Holgorsen and the Mountaineers will host No. 10 Oklahoma State at noon on Oct. 28. (PHOTO: Scott Lituchy) Dana Holgorsen and the Mountaineers will host No. 10 Oklahoma State at noon on Oct. 28. (PHOTO: Scott Lituchy)

Top 25 match-up marks fourth-straight 12 p.m. ET start for Mountaineer home games this season. 

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WVU Rallies, Beats First Ranked Team in Three Years

West Virginia simply would not lose. Despite being down 35-17 and trailing No. 24 Texas Tech (4-2, 1-2 Big 12) in most statistical categories, WVU (4-2, 2-1 Big 12) did not give up.

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POSTGAME PRESSER: WVU Coach Holgorsen Talks Texas Tech Win

Watch full coverage of West Virginia Head Football Coach Dana Holgorsen's press conference following the Mountaineers' win over Texas Tech in Morgantown.

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PHOTOS: WVU Gets Win Over Texas Tech 46-35

Browse photos by WVi Photographer, Scott Lituchy, of the Mountaineers' 46-35 win over the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

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An Inside Look: The Dana Holgorsen Show

Dana Holgorsen speaks with reporters ahead of WVU's first practice in Orlando for the Russell Athletic Bowl. (PHOTO: Emily Coyle) Dana Holgorsen speaks with reporters ahead of WVU's first practice in Orlando for the Russell Athletic Bowl. (PHOTO: Emily Coyle)

Get the inside scoop on this week’s Dana Holgorsen Show!   

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GAME PREVIEW: WVU Hosts Ranked TTU on Homecoming

WVU football coach Dana Holgorsen. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) WVU football coach Dana Holgorsen. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

By Ryan Decker A pair of high-powered offenses converge at Milan Puskar Stadium Saturday as West Virginia (3-2) hosts No. 24 Texas Tech. The Raiders have the highest scoring offense in the Big 12 and one of the most prolific passing games, as well. It’s the second-straight ranked opponent, and third overall this year, facing the Mountaineers. “Texas Tech is playing good. They’re playing probably as good or better than we’ve seen since the first year we play... More>>

Grier Named to Manning Award Watch List

Will Grier eyes a receiver down field against TCU. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Will Grier eyes a receiver down field against TCU. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)
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The Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, announced 11 additions to its 2017 Watch List on Wednesday and WVU's Will Grier earned a spot on the list.

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Quotes from Coach: Tough Test against Improved Texas Tech

All smiles as the Mountaineers take the field in Fort Worth. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) All smiles as the Mountaineers take the field in Fort Worth. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)
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The WVU football team returns home after a month away from Milan Puskar Stadium. Disappointment still lingers from the 31-24 loss at then-No. 8 TCU on Saturday, but Coach Holgorsen said his team responded with energy and excitement for the next opportunity.

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VIDEO: WVU Football Assistants and Players Talk Texas Tech

WVU senior linebacker Al-Rasheed Benton celebrates a sack against Delaware State. (PHOTO: Scott Lituchy) WVU senior linebacker Al-Rasheed Benton celebrates a sack against Delaware State. (PHOTO: Scott Lituchy)

Watch full video interviews with West Virginia Football Coaches and Players as they look ahead to their match-up, at home, against Texas Tech.

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WATCH: WVU Football Coach Holgorsen Looks Ahead to Texas Tech

Dana Holgorsen circles the team huddle in the second half of a WVU win at Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Dana Holgorsen circles the team huddle in the second half of a WVU win at Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Watch full video of West Virginia Football Head Coach Dana Holgorsen's weekly press conference, as he addresses the media regarding preparation for the Mountaineers' match-up with Texas Tech. More>>

WVU and Baylor play under the lights

Will Grier eyes a receiver down field against TCU. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Will Grier eyes a receiver down field against TCU. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Mountaineers and Bears set to meet in an 8 p.m. ET start on FS2. 

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WATCH: WVU Football Coach Holgorsen Reacts to Loss at TCU

Watch West Virginia Head Football Coach Dana Holgorsen's postgame press conference following the Mountaineers' tough loss to TCU.

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VIDEO INTERVIEWS: WVU Football Players and Assistants on TCU Loss

Watch full video interviews with West Virginia Football Assistant Coaches and Players following the Mountaineers' loss at TCU. More>>

GAME RECAP: TCU Holds off WVU Late

By Ryan Decker Saturday’s matchup between No. 8 Texas Christian (5-0) and No. 23 West Virginia (3-2) was not only the only ranked-vs.-ranked game of the day but also featured two of the highest scoring offenses in college football. The two offenses stayed home in the early going, and the two defenses slugged it out, limiting the offenses to a combined ten points in the first half. Scoring picked up in the second half, but the Mountaineers came up just short, 31-24, failing t... More>>

An Inside Look: The Dana Holgorsen Show

WVU coach Dana Holgorsen speaks with reporters before start of the first practice in fall camp. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) WVU coach Dana Holgorsen speaks with reporters before start of the first practice in fall camp. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Get the inside scoop on this week’s Dana Holgorsen Show!   

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Mountaineers Preparing for Improved TCU QB Hill

WVU offensive coordinator Jake Spavital prepares to face his former quarterback when the Mountaineers meet TCU on Oct. 7. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) WVU offensive coordinator Jake Spavital prepares to face his former quarterback when the Mountaineers meet TCU on Oct. 7. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Horned Frogs bring a new look as senior quarterback learns to manage game with high efficiency and a strong ground attack. 

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Game Preview: Rushing Powers meet in Fort Worth

WVU quarterback Will Grier talks with receiver David Sills during Saturday's game against Delaware St. game. WVU quarterback Will Grier talks with receiver David Sills during Saturday's game against Delaware St. game.

The Big 12 isn’t a conference known for a ground and pound style of play, but when its two top teams at running the football square off this weekend in Fort Worth, versatility will be on display.

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WATCH: Carey, Mountaineers Talk 2017-18 Expectations

Tynice Martin scores 30 points as WVU sets a school record for 3-pointers against Oklahoma State. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Tynice Martin scores 30 points as WVU sets a school record for 3-pointers against Oklahoma State. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)
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The season is officially underway for the West Virginia University women's basketball team. Hear from Tynice Martin, Teana Muldrow, Kristina King and Coach Carey as they talk about expectations for the upcoming season.

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Quotes from Coach: WVU preparing for all-around test at TCU

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In this week's edition of Quotes from Coach, Holgorsen discusses the all-around test the Mountaineers are going face this weekend at TCU.

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WATCH: WVU Coach Holgorsen's Weekly Presser

Dana Holgorsen circles the team huddle in the second half of a WVU win at Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Dana Holgorsen circles the team huddle in the second half of a WVU win at Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Watch full video of West Virginia Head Coach Dana Holgorsen's weekly press conference, as he addresses the media regarding the Mountaineers' match-up with TCU. More>>

WATCH: WVU Football Assistant and Player Interviews

Tyron Carrier and the Mountaineers prepare for the season opener. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Tyron Carrier and the Mountaineers prepare for the season opener. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Watch full video interviews with West Virginia Football Assistant Coaches and Players as they look ahead to TCU. More>>

Holgorsen, Patterson preview battle in Fort Worth

Dana Holgorsen and the Mountaineers meet TCU in Fort Worth this Saturday. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Dana Holgorsen and the Mountaineers meet TCU in Fort Worth this Saturday. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Programs still connected in Big 12 history, now set to meet with similar balance offensively in Top 25 showdown. 

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WVU-Texas Tech Set for Noon Kickoff

David Sills motions to an official as he lines up in a 56-34 win over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) David Sills motions to an official as he lines up in a 56-34 win over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Mountaineers meet Red Raiders for Homecoming weekend on ESPNU. 

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College GameDay Headed to Texas for WVU-TCU Showdown

Gary Jennings sticks out his tongue after getting crushed after making a 30-yard reception in the fourth quarter of a 56-34 WVU win over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Gary Jennings sticks out his tongue after getting crushed after making a 30-yard reception in the fourth quarter of a 56-34 WVU win over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)
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ESPN's College GameDay announced its next destination is Fort Worth, Texas, for the WVU-TCU showdown.

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An Inside Look: The Dana Holgorsen Show

Dana Holgorsen circles the team huddle in the second half of a WVU win at Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Dana Holgorsen circles the team huddle in the second half of a WVU win at Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Get the inside scoop on this week’s Dana Holgorsen Show! Go inside the WVU Football Program with Mountaineer Head Coach, Dana Holgorsen! 

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WATCH: 2017-18 Season Begins Friday for WVU Hoops

Bob Huggins looks on as the Mountaineers practice at the SAP Center in San Jose. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Bob Huggins looks on as the Mountaineers practice at the SAP Center in San Jose. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)
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Hear from Coach Huggins as the 2017-18 season begins on Friday for the WVU men's basketball team.

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Esa Ahmad ineligible for half of WVU season

WVU forward Esa Ahmad is ineligible for the first half of the 2017-18 season. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) WVU forward Esa Ahmad is ineligible for the first half of the 2017-18 season. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Mountaineer forward failed to meet NCAA eligibility requirements, according to University release. 

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Quotes from Coach: Much to improve on ahead of TCU

Dana Holgorsen circles the team huddle in the second half of a WVU win at Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Dana Holgorsen circles the team huddle in the second half of a WVU win at Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Dana Holgorsen put a bow on the Kansas win and began to look ahead to the challenges awaiting his team as it prepares for a Top 10 opponent in TCU on Oct. 7. Take a look at the full press conference from Tuesday, courtesy of WVUSports.com. 

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Sills, Jennings Added to Biletnikoff Watch List

David Sills reels in a 49-yard touchdown reception, his first of two scores in a 56-34 WVU win over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) David Sills reels in a 49-yard touchdown reception, his first of two scores in a 56-34 WVU win over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Two Mountaineers recognized for their contributions on the field during a strong start to the 2017 season.

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Game time set for WVU-TCU meeting

WVU senior safety Marvin Gross calls out a command in a 56-34 win over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) WVU senior safety Marvin Gross calls out a command in a 56-34 win over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)
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For the first time this season, the West Virginia football team will have a Saturday kickoff that isn't scheduled for noon. 

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WVU LB Ferns to have shoulder surgery

Freshman linebacker Brendan Ferns, left, lines up for the first practice of WVU camp in 2016. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Freshman linebacker Brendan Ferns, left, lines up for the first practice of WVU camp in 2016. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Redshirt freshman suffers second major injury in two seasons with the Mountaineers. 

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Injuries, Youth Challenge WVU's Defense

WVU sophomore safety JoVanni Stewart celebrates a tackle for a loss in a 56-34 victory over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) WVU sophomore safety JoVanni Stewart celebrates a tackle for a loss in a 56-34 victory over Kansas. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

The bye week has come at just the right time for a Mountaineers team that needs to get healthy defensively to compete with the rest of the Big 12. 

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PHOTOS: WVU Gets Win at Kansas

Browse photos taken by WVi Photographer, Geoff Coyle, of the Mountaineers' win, on the road, over Kansas.  More>>

WATCH: WVU Assistants, Players Talk Win Over Kansas

Watch full postgame coverage of West Virginia Football Head Coach Dana Holgorsen and his players as they spoke with the media following their win, on the road, at Kansas.

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WATCH: WVU Coach Holgorsen Postgame Presser

Watch full video of West Virginia Head Coach Dana Holgorsen as he addresses the media following the Mountaineers' win over Kansas.  More>>

Game Recap: WVU Survives in Lawrence

Heading into Saturday’s game between West Virginia (3-1) and Kansas (1-3) a lot of the talk surrounded the two quarterbacks, Will Grier and Peyton Bender. One of the best rushing performances in Kansas football history kept the Jayhawks within striking distance, but WVU proved to be too much, holding on 56-34. 

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An Inside Look: The Dana Holgorsen Show

Get the inside scoop on this week’s Dana Holgorsen Show!    

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Game Preview: WVU Starts Big 12 Play at KU

WVU quarterback Will Grier talks with receiver David Sills during Saturday's game against Delaware St. game. WVU quarterback Will Grier talks with receiver David Sills during Saturday's game against Delaware St. game.

By Ryan Decker  With a pair of relatively easy victories under their belts, the West Virginia Mountaineers (2-1) travel to Lawrence, Kansas to take on the Jayhawks (1-2) as conference play begins. WVU is one of three one-loss teams in the Big 12, whereas Kansas is one of only three teams in the conference with a losing record.  Despite not facing one of the premier programs, WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen said Tuesday you can’t overlook Kansas.  “This w... More>>

WVU Defense Builds Depth Through Injury

WVU senior linebacker Al-Rasheed Benton celebrates a sack against Delaware State. (PHOTO: Scott Lituchy) WVU senior linebacker Al-Rasheed Benton celebrates a sack against Delaware State. (PHOTO: Scott Lituchy)

Dylan Tonkery, Marvin Gross and Kenny Robinson step up for the Mountaineer defense as team deals with injuries and open competition. 

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WVU Receivers Competitive on Field, in Room

Gary Jennings (12), Marcus Simms (8) and Justin Crawford celebrate a WVU touchdown. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) Gary Jennings (12), Marcus Simms (8) and Justin Crawford celebrate a WVU touchdown. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Mountaineers push each other while positioning themselves to come away as Will Grier's favorite target on game day. 

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Quotes from Coach: Crawford's Consistency, Big 12 Familiarity, Injury Update

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In the latest Quotes from Coach, Holgorsen discusses Kansas challenges, Crawford's consistency and gives an injury update.

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WEEKLY PRESSER: WVU Coach Holgorsen Addresses Media

WVU coach Dana Holgorsen speaks with reporters before start of the first practice in fall camp. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) WVU coach Dana Holgorsen speaks with reporters before start of the first practice in fall camp. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

Watch full coverage of West Virginia Football Head Coach Dana Holgorsen's weekly press conference, as he looks back on the win over Delaware State and ahead to Kansas.  More>>

VIDEO INTERVIEWS: WVU Football Assistants and Players Look Ahead to Kansas

Buffalo Creek native Elijah Wellman carries the West Virginia state flag onto the field for the season opener against Missouri. (PHOTO: Emily Coyle) Buffalo Creek native Elijah Wellman carries the West Virginia state flag onto the field for the season opener against Missouri. (PHOTO: Emily Coyle)
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Watch full video interviews with West Virginia Football Assistants and Players as they look ahead to their match-up with Kansas.  More>>

Facing WVU’s offense a “chore” for Beaty’s Jayhawks

WVU quarterback Will Grier talks with receiver David Sills during Saturday's game against Delaware St. game. WVU quarterback Will Grier talks with receiver David Sills during Saturday's game against Delaware St. game.
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WVU opens up Big 12 Conference action this weekend at Kansas. Hear what KU head coach David Beatty had to say about the match up on Monday's Big 12 Coaches Teleconference.

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Izzo-Brown Inducted into WVSA Hall of Fame

WVSA announces induction of WVU women’s soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown as meritorious member into WVSA Hall of Fame - Class of 2018. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle) WVSA announces induction of WVU women’s soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown as meritorious member into WVSA Hall of Fame - Class of 2018. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)
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The West Virginia Soccer Association has announced the induction of WVU women's soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown, as a meritorious member into the WVSA Hall of Fame - Class of 2018.

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  • WATCH: Carey, Mountaineers Talk 2017-18 Expectations

    WATCH: Carey, Mountaineers Talk 2017-18 Expectations

    Thursday, October 5 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-10-05 19:12:33 GMT
    Tynice Martin scores 30 points as WVU sets a school record for 3-pointers against Oklahoma State. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)Tynice Martin scores 30 points as WVU sets a school record for 3-pointers against Oklahoma State. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

    The season is officially underway for the West Virginia University women's basketball team. Hear from Tynice Martin, Teana Muldrow, Kristina King and Coach Carey as they talk about expectations for the upcoming season.

    The season is officially underway for the West Virginia University women's basketball team. Hear from Tynice Martin, Teana Muldrow, Kristina King and Coach Carey as they talk about expectations for the upcoming season.

  • WATCH: 2017-18 Season Begins Friday for WVU Hoops

    WATCH: 2017-18 Season Begins Friday for WVU Hoops

    Thursday, September 28 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-09-28 20:12:54 GMT
    Bob Huggins looks on as the Mountaineers practice at the SAP Center in San Jose. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)Bob Huggins looks on as the Mountaineers practice at the SAP Center in San Jose. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

    Hear from Coach Huggins as the 2017-18 season begins on Friday for the WVU men's basketball team.

    Hear from Coach Huggins as the 2017-18 season begins on Friday for the WVU men's basketball team.

  • Esa Ahmad ineligible for half of WVU season

    Esa Ahmad ineligible for half of WVU season

    WVU forward Esa Ahmad is ineligible for the first half of the 2017-18 season. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)WVU forward Esa Ahmad is ineligible for the first half of the 2017-18 season. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

    Mountaineer forward failed to meet NCAA eligibility requirements, according to University release. 

    Mountaineer forward failed to meet NCAA eligibility requirements, according to University release. 

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  • Izzo-Brown Inducted into WVSA Hall of Fame

    Izzo-Brown Inducted into WVSA Hall of Fame

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:34:43 GMT
    WVSA announces induction of WVU women’s soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown as meritorious member into WVSA Hall of Fame - Class of 2018. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)WVSA announces induction of WVU women’s soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown as meritorious member into WVSA Hall of Fame - Class of 2018. (PHOTO: Geoff Coyle)

    The West Virginia Soccer Association has announced the induction of WVU women's soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown, as a meritorious member into the WVSA Hall of Fame - Class of 2018.

    The West Virginia Soccer Association has announced the induction of WVU women's soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown, as a meritorious member into the WVSA Hall of Fame - Class of 2018.

  • Inside WVU Game Day: The Mountaineer Mascot

    Inside WVU Game Day: The Mountaineer Mascot

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:32:13 GMT
    The Mountaineer Mascot celebrates a WVU touchdown at FedEx Field.The Mountaineer Mascot celebrates a WVU touchdown at FedEx Field.

    The atmosphere at Milan Puskar Stadium on game day is truly unlike any other and the Mountaineer mascot plays a big part in making the experience one of a kind.

    The atmosphere at Milan Puskar Stadium on game day is truly unlike any other and the Mountaineer mascot plays a big part in making the experience one of a kind.

  • No. 3 Mountaineers Swarm Spiders

    No. 3 Mountaineers Swarm Spiders

    Sunday, September 10 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-09-10 21:18:38 GMT
    Michaela Abam and the WVU women's soccer team earned a 3-0 victory over Richmond on Sunday. (PHOTO: Anjelica Trinone)Michaela Abam and the WVU women's soccer team earned a 3-0 victory over Richmond on Sunday. (PHOTO: Anjelica Trinone)

    The No. 3-ranked WVU women’s soccer team earned its fifth win of the season on Sunday. Hear from Coach Izzo-Brown and the Mountaineers after the win.

    The No. 3-ranked WVU women’s soccer team earned its fifth win of the season on Sunday. Hear from Coach Izzo-Brown and the Mountaineers after the win.

WVU Football Schedule 2017

    • Date
    • Opponent
    • Time/Result
    • Sept. 3
    • @ VA Tech
    • L, 31-24
    • Sept. 9
    • ECU
    • W, 56-20
    • Sept. 16
    • DE State
    • W, 59-16
    • Sept. 23
    • @ Kansas
    • W, 56-34
    • Oct. 7
    • @ TCU
    • L, 24-31
    • Oct. 14
    • Texas Tech
    • Noon
    • Oct. 21
    • @ Baylor
    • TBA
    • Oct. 28
    • Oklahoma State
    • TBA
    • Nov. 4
    • Iowa State
    • TBA
    • Nov. 11
    • @ KSU
    • TBA
    • Nov. 18
    • Texas
    • TBA
    • Nov. 25
    • @ Oklahoma
    • TBA