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The No. 4-ranked West Virginia University rifle team will compete for its nation-best 20th NCAA title at the 2019 NCAA National Championships, as announced this evening by the NCAA Rifle Committee. West Virginia University will play host to the championships March 8-9 at the WVU Coliseum. It is the first national championships final hosted by the University.

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West Virginia University women's soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown announced today the Mountaineers' 2019 spring schedule. After again opening the spring with a trip to National Women's Soccer League member Sky Blue FC in March, WVU will face three collegiate opponents at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium in April.

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West Virginia University football coach Neal Brown officially introduced his 10 on-field assistants to the media this morning in the team room at the Milan Puskar Center. Brown said the three main qualities he was seeking when putting together his first staff at WVU were men of character who are proven winners and proven recruiters. He believes all 10 fit the bill.

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The second annual “iBelong” event to promote diversity and inclusion will be held at the women’s basketball game Saturday (Feb. 23) as the Mountaineers take on Oklahoma at the WVU Coliseum. Gates open at 2:30 p.m., with booths offering activities, informational sheets and giveaways.The game begins at 4 p.m.

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After a record-breaking performance in the women's pole vault, redshirt senior Madelin Gardner of the West Virginia University track and field team has been named the WVU Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by University Apartments.

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Single game tickets for the 2019 West Virginia University baseball season are on sale now, and fans can purchase tickets at WVUGAME.com, by calling 1.800.WVU.GAME or visiting the Mountaineer Ticket Office at the WVU Coliseum. Single game tickets are $7 behind home plate and $6 behind the dugouts in advance of game day, and $8 behind home plate and $7 behind the dugouts on game day. Groups of 20 or more can purchase tickets for $5/$3, while youth and senior tickets are $3 on game day.