West Virginia State baseball split a doubleheader with West Virginia Wesleyan, losing the first game 15-9 and bouncing back to win the second game dominantly 14-0 at Hank Ellis Field.

By the Numbers
  • West Virginia State's record: 17-11, 9-3 MEC
  • West Virginia Wesleyan's record: 10-16, 5-7 MEC
Yes, But

Despite a tough loss in the first game, West Virginia State showed resilience and strong performance in the second game, securing a shutout victory.

State of Play
  • West Virginia State struggled in the first game, playing catch-up for most of the match.
  • The second game was a stark contrast, with West Virginia State dominating on both offense and defense.
  • Chris Morris and JT Fabian's pitching prowess led to a shutout in the second game, with Morris recording nine strikeouts.
What's Next

West Virginia State will face off against West Virginia Wesleyan in another doubleheader in Buckhannon, with the first pitch scheduled for 5 p.m. following a delay due to an eclipse.

Bottom Line

West Virginia State's baseball team experienced a mixed day but showcased determination and skill, setting the stage for an exciting rematch against West Virginia Wesleyan.