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The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

Joshua Spratt, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

Abbe Stackpole Track and Field Year: Sophomore Hometown: Paden City, W.Va. About: Stackpole set a school record with a 100 meter dash time of 12.54 seconds

Hilltopper Softball goes 1-4 versus Glenville, Davis & Elkins and Wesleyan

Hilltopper Softball goes 1-4 versus Glenville, Davis & Elkins and Wesleyan

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer April 22, 2022

The West Liberty University softball team continued their season this week, as the group currently sits at 22-16-1. Following their massive 10-game win streak stemming over the course of three weeks from...

WLU Baseball splits doubleheader with ABU

WLU Baseball splits doubleheader with ABU

Joshua Spratt, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

West Liberty University Baseball was back in action this week with a game against Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) on Wednesday, April 13, and a doubleheader on Friday, April 15. The Hilltoppers...

WLU Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams rank highly in Atlantic Region

WLU Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams rank highly in Atlantic Region

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 22, 2022

West Liberty’s men's and women's tennis teams have both been named in the top six teams in the Atlantic Region for the first set of regional rankings. With both teams winning multiple games against regional...

WLU Track and Field gives strong performance in Golden Eagle Invitational

WLU Track and Field gives strong performance in Golden Eagle Invitational

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 22, 2022

West Liberty’s men’s and women’s Track and Field teams had another successful weekend of competition, finishing third and second at the Golden Eagle Invitational hosted by the University of Charleston...

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

Joshua Spratt, Sports Editor April 14, 2022

Makenzie Amend Class: Graduate Student Hometown: Wheeling, W.Va. About Amend: Amend won MEC pitcher of the week after going 3-0 in the circle for West Liberty.

Men’s Golf brings home sixth place from the NCAA Division II Regional preview

Men’s Golf brings home sixth place from the NCAA Division II Regional preview

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer April 14, 2022

On Monday, April 11, the West Liberty University (WLU) men’s golf team traveled to Victor, N.Y., to compete in the NCAA Division II Regional preview tournament, and had a very strong showing in the process....

Hilltopper Softball celebrates senior day with pair of victories

Hilltopper Softball celebrates senior day with pair of victories

Joshua Spratt, Sports Editor April 14, 2022

The West Liberty University Hilltopper softball team was back in action this week as they took on Concord University in a home doubleheader on Sunday, April 10, looking to improve on not only their total...

WLU Acro and Tumbling season comes to a close in MEC semi-finals

WLU Acro and Tumbling season comes to a close in MEC semi-finals

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 14, 2022

West Liberty’s Acrobatics and Tumbling were handed an unfortunate season-ending loss by nationally-ranked Fairmont State in the Mountain East Conference Championships semi-finals on Friday. With the...

Reese Burnside in Pole Vault action at last weeks home meet.

WLU Track and Field continues good form at Westminster Invitational

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 14, 2022

West Liberty University’s (WLU) men and women’s Track and Field teams continued their outdoor season as they competed in the Westminster College Invitational on Saturday, April 10. Coming off the back...

WLU Baseball earns first sweep of season versus West Virginia Wesleyan

WLU Baseball earns first sweep of season versus West Virginia Wesleyan

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 9, 2022

West Liberty’s baseball team had a week of mixed results and performances, winning three games and losing five. They now hold a 5-7 conference record and have definitely improved since losing 13 straight...

WLU Softball continues to advance with a 6-2 record against conference opponents

WLU Softball continues to advance with a 6-2 record against conference opponents

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer April 9, 2022

Another week rolled around on the Hilltop, and the West Liberty University softball team is continuing to push forward and attempting to string together another long winning streak this season. As it stands...

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