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WLU Athlete of the Week - Kelsi Hulit

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

Anna Johnston, Sports editor April 10, 2021

Kelsi Hulit Women’s Track and Field Year: Junior Hometown: Malvern, Ohio About Hulit: Hulit finished first place in the javelin and discus, second in the hammer and third in the shot to record...

Wheeling University football defeats WLU 42-19

Wheeling University football defeats WLU 42-19

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer April 10, 2021

West Liberty University suffered an ugly loss to local rival Wheeling University last Saturday night, losing their third game of the season 42-19. Although the score is certainly an eye sore, the first...

WLU Baseball loses four games, wins two

WLU Baseball loses four games, wins two

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 10, 2021

The West Liberty Baseball team (8-11) had a week of mixed results, winning two games and losing four. Having made a positive start in their return to competitive action, this week's results leave the Hiltoppers...

Men’s Golf places second at UC Invitational

Men’s Golf places second at UC Invitational

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer April 10, 2021

West Liberty Men’s Golf placed 12th at the The Battle at the Shores tournament in Fla. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Overall, the men’s golf team “shot their best round”, a 21-over-par 305 to finish...

Men’s and Women’s track teams finish as runner-ups at their first inaugural West Liberty Invitational

Men’s and Women’s track teams finish as runner-ups at their first inaugural West Liberty Invitational

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 10, 2021

The West Liberty men’s and women’s Track and Field teams both finished as runners-up at the first ever inaugural West Liberty Invitational meet at the West Liberty Family Athletic Complex on Saturday....

Hilltopper athletes continue to succeed in spring seasons

Hilltopper athletes continue to succeed in spring seasons

Anna Johnston, Sports editor April 10, 2021

WLU’s Athletics Department has had a successful season this spring after many teams' seasons were cut short last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Wrestling team and Men’s Basketball team have...

WLU Men’s Soccer defeat Concord University 3-0

WLU Men’s Soccer defeat Concord University 3-0

Mark Donnelly, Writer March 31, 2021

West Liberty’s Men’s soccer team picked up their second win of the season as they came away with a 3-0 victory over Concord University last Friday. The Hilltoppers made the journey to Beckley, WV to...

Patterson in action against Fairmont State

Fairmont State defeats WLU Softball

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer March 31, 2021

West Liberty University’s softball team fell to Fairmont State University in a double-header on the road last Monday. The Lady Toppers gave the hosts a tough challenge but the Falcons were able to hold...

Six Lady Hilltoppers being rewarded at Senior night

Fairmont State defeats WLU’s Acrobatics and Tumbling by a single point

Mark Donnelly, Writer March 31, 2021

West Liberty’s Acrobatics and Tumbling team took a dramatic loss against No. 7-ranked Fairmont State University on Sunday night inside the ASRC, losing by a single point. The end score was 254.77-253.61...

Mikel Ubeda - Athlete of the week

Athlete of Week

Anna Johnston, Sports editor March 31, 2021

Athlete of the Week Mikel Ubeda Men’s Soccer Senior Hometown: Bilbao, Spain Ubeda earned an MEC Defensive player of the week award after playing a key role and scoring the third goal in...

Still unbeaten Lady Hilltoppers

Women’s tennis remains undefeated

Anna Johnston, Sports editor March 31, 2021

WLU Women’s tennis maintained their unbeaten streak in the MEC last Monday with a win against Davis and Elkins College. Head Coach Heather Gallagher’s squad posted five out of a possible six wins in...

Bearcats defeating WLU at the NCAA

Northwest Missouri State University beats Hilltoppers in NCAA Division II basketball tournament 98-77

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer March 31, 2021

The WLU men’s basketball team bowed out in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Division II national tournament last week falling to Northwest Missouri State University 77-98. The tournament took place...

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