Category Archives: ASRC

Men’s basketball ready to host MEC/PSAC Challenge

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer 
 
After a shakeup in the coaching staff and the roster in the offseason, the preseason No. 17 West Liberty University men’s basketball team is ready to kick off the 2017-18 season on the court with the MEC/PSAC Challenge.

Men’s basketball anticipates successful 2017-18 season

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor 
 
The West Liberty University men’s basketball team is just a few days away from starting their season, and this year’s team will be drastically different from previous years. 
 
Starting from the top, legendary head coach Jim Crutchfield resigning and now coaching at Nova Southeastern, means that there is a new head coach and West Liberty didn’t waste any time hiring former player and assistant coach, Ben Howlett to lead the team

WLU volleyball faces tough MEC test this weekend

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer

The West Liberty women’s volleyball team will be closing at-home play in the 2017 regular season this weekend, with games against Fairmont State and Shepherd. Both of those teams sit towards the top of the Mountain East Conference (MEC).

WLU Volleyball team ready for final month of 2017 season

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer
 
The volleyball team split with their first two home MEC opponents last weekend, which sets the stage for the final month of the 2017 season packed with conference play.

Personal training program succeeds on the hilltop

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager
 
West Liberty University’s personal training program is back in action after a successful first year. The program was introduced last fall semester and it instantly became popular among students. Personal training offers students a chance to have someone to workout with who can guide them through the correct exercise process.

Lady Toppers prepare to get back on track this weekend  

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer
 
After a tough tournament at last weekend’s Cavalier Classic at Walsh University, the West Liberty University volleyball team is ready for tournament action at the ASRC in this weekend’s MEC/PSAC crossover.

Seven seniors say goodbye to tennis on the Hilltop

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer

This May, Hilltop Tennis will say goodbye to some of its brightest players as they graduate from WLU. This year, coach Heather Gallagher’s Lady Toppers ranked ninth in the NCAA II Atlantic Region rankings. Graduating Lady Toppers are Raquel Cabero and Andrea Puga.

The men’s team will see even bigger changes next season as five Toppers will be graduating this semester: Pablo Cimorra, Santiago Gutierrez, Baptiste Perrin, Andrew Ponder and Matt Tully. The men’s team received second place in the first NCAA II Atlantic Region rankings.

WLU keeps students fit with wellness opportunities 

By Ana Berbel, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty’s campus offers many ways for students to stay fit and healthy. There are numerous sport clubs that students can join, physical education classes and even official sports teams that they can tryout for. During the past year, these opportunities have been increasing with the appearance of new programs, such as the personal trainers and the new official sport teams that will start next year.

Checking in on West Liberty’s personal trainer program

By Molka BenHammouda, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty University started a personal training program last semester. The program was going pretty well, and that’s why they decided to keep it and advertise for it for this spring semester.

Running Hilltoppers set for season’s final home games 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

The WLU men’s basketball team is back in action tonight in the ASRC against West Virginia Wesleyan College. After only their second loss at Concord and win at UVa-Wise on the road last week, the Hilltoppers have their sights on rebounding back this weekend while at home in two Mountain East Conference (MEC) match-ups.