West Virginia University will hold its 28th annual Sports Hall of Fame induction on Saturday (Sept. 22)prior to the WVU-Kansas State football game. Induction ceremonies will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Caperton Indoor Practice Facility. The public is invited to attend and the event is free of charge.
The Big 12 Conference has announced that WVU's Saturday (Sept. 29) Big 12 Conference football game against Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas, will be televised on either ESPN2 or ESPNU and will kick off at noon ET. The television network will be announced later this weekend.
After helping WVU claim the 2018 Mountaineer Classic tournament title, volleyball junior Katelyn Evans has been named the WVU Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by University Apartments.
The Mountaineer Ticket Office recently introduced "Select your Seats" feature for Mountaineer fans purchasing single-game tickets on their smartphone for athletic events on campus. Customers are now able to select their seats on mobile when buying tickets on WVUGAME.com. This feature includes an interactive map and seating chart allowing fans to pick the best seats available to watch the Mountaineers.
West Virginia starts the fall season with a varsity squad scrimmage on the Ohio River in Neville Township, Pennsylvania, when it takes on Duquesne and Robert Morris on Saturday, Oct. 13.
Mountaineer football has had a long-standing relationship with WVU Medicine Children's dating back to the early 1980s when former coach Don Nehlen made it his No. 1 charitable cause. Current coach Dana Holgorsen has fully gotten behind West Virginia University's plan to construct a state-of-the-art $60 million facility to house WVU Medicine Children's pediatric and maternal services.