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 athletics.
No school helps its student-athletes more
than the people at WVU. 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.