Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

  • Spring Sports: Golf, Tennis and Track

    Jul 1, 14 • Sam W • Sports, Summer 2014Comments OffRead More »

      Golf Coach Mike Ricci’s regionally-ranked men’s golf team earned its fourth NCAA Division II post-season bid in the past six seasons. Matt Iceton was named to the All-Region Team after earning MEC Freshman of the Year honors.     Tennis Coach Heather Gallagher’s regionally-ranked women’s tennis team earned its fourth straight NCAA Division II Atlantic Region tournament bid and dropped a 5-4 heartbreaker to Mercyhurst (PA) in a regional semifinal.     Track Coach David Bell’s men’s track team finished fourth in the MEC Championships with Cameron Benson (javelin)

  • Spring Sports : Baseball and Basketball

    Jun 24, 14 • Sam W • Sports, Summer 2014Comments OffRead More »

    Baseball Coach Eric Burkle’s baseball team posted its first winning season since 1998, set a school record with 23 conference wins and earned its second straight trip to the conference tournament.   Basketball Coach Lynn Ullom’s Lady Hilltoppers came on strong down the stretch to earn runner-up laurels in their first season of Mountain East Conference competition and picked up yet another NCAA Division II Tournament bid.  It was the 16th 20-win season for the perennial Atlantic Region power and the 12th NCAA Tournament trip of the Ullom Era. It

  • NCAA DII Championship – Big Win for University

    Jun 22, 14 • Sam W • Sports, Summer 2014Comments OffRead More »

    Though the men’s basketball team came up a few minutes shy of hoisting its first national championship trophy this past March at the NCAA DII Championship Game, the Hilltop enjoyed an entire season of winning support from its fans. “West Liberty University put on an amazing show. This kind of basketball and teamwork doesn’t happen easily. We are so proud of our Toppers and their performance in the Elite 8,” said loyal fan and donor Jack Adams ’63, who followed the Toppers all season long. Though this was WLU’s first

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