Choosing to become a Mountaineer is special. Without a
professional sports team in the state, folks across the state
and throughout the region love West Virginia University
No school helps its student-athletes more than the people
Mountaineers have the unique opportunity to represent
themselves, their teammates and their university to news
media, alumni, friends, family and the general public.
Your interaction with these groups is also part of your
If you take advantage of these opportunities, it can have a
positive effect, not only on your career as a student-athlete
at West Virginia, but also on your life after you have donned
the Old Gold and Blue.