Tuesday, May 30, 2023

JJ Wetherholt Makes Decision on Future

(Photo by WVU Athletics)  Star WVU baseball player JJ Wetherholt is expected to be highly sought after this offseason. After putting together a solid 2023 season so far, accumulating 15 home runs, 56 RBIs, a .466 batting average, and 35 stolen bases, many assume that other programs will reach out to him with NIL money. While most players would jump on that opportunity, it doesn’t appear Wetherholt will be one of them. The sophomore confirmed on the 3 Guys Before the Game podcast that he will return in 2024. https://twitter.com/3Guys__/status/1658592471004200966?s=20 “I’m not going anywhere.” During the discussion with Brad Howe, Hoppy Kercheval, and Tony Caridi, Wetherholt claimed that his status moving forward “shouldn’t even be in question.” He intends on finishing his career with the Mountaineers. This is great news for Mountaineer Nation, whose fandom for baseball has been rejuvenated with the team’s success!

West Virginia Continues to Rise in the Top 25

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia -- D1Baseball released its weekly Top 25 Rankings and the West Virginia Mountaineers have entered the Top 10! West Virginia is 39-13 overall and sits atop the Big 12 Conference with a 15-6 record, and they are now ranked #6 in the latest rankings. The Mountaineers are coming off yet another series win this past weekend against Texas Tech, who they beat 5-3 yesterday. West Virginia is back in action on Thursday, May 18 at Texas to finish their regular season schedule. https://twitter.com/d1baseball/status/1658095386790092800?s=20

Mountaineer Fans Set Record on Saturday

(Photo by WVU Athletics)  According to Gold and Blue Nation, the stadium attendance record for Monongalia Couny Ballpark was set today with 4,387 fans showing up for WVU’s matchup against Oklahoma. https://twitter.com/GoldAndBlueNtn/status/1654969760843550721?s=20 The Mountaineers have had an incredible season thus far, sitting with a 35-11 record and a 10-game winning streak that is best in the nation. West Virginia University is quickly becoming a baseball school!

West Virginia Baseball Continues to Rise in Top 25

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — The West Virginia Mountaineers have moved up to just outside the top ten in the latest Division 1 baseball rankings! The Mountaineers, currently 33-11 overall and 11-4 in the Big 12 Conference, are #12 in the latest Top 25! West Virginia is 9-1 in its last 10 games and are back in action this Wednesday, May 3rd at Mon County Park against the Pitt Panthers in the Backyard Brawl baseball style! https://twitter.com/voicemorgantown/status/1653036268979208193?s=46&t=USDKe35TLtcCPitgUlQ1PA https://twitter.com/NCAABaseball/status/1653026341791383552?s=20