MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (August 21, 2012) – The West Virginia University baseball team will play nine Big 12 Conference games at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston during the 2013 season, WVU Director of Athletics Oliver Luck and West Virginia Power Executive Vice President Andy Milovich announced today.
“We are pleased to be working with the West Virginia Power in this arrangement to bring Big 12 baseball to Charleston for the 2012 season,” says Luck. “WVU baseball has enjoyed playing in Charleston, and this will give us a chance to showcase Appalachian Power Park to some great programs in the Big 12. I think the fans of Charleston will really enjoy the quality of collegiate baseball coming to the city.”
WVU will play the following Big 12 Conference games at Appalachian Power Park during the 2013 college baseball season: Texas Tech (March 22-24), Oklahoma (May 3-5) and TCU (May 10-12). A location for a fourth Big 12 Conference home series against Kansas from April 26-28 will be announced at a later date.
“On behalf of the West Virginia Power front office and staff, we could not be more excited to have West Virginia play nine conference games at Appalachian Power Park,” says Milovich. “We’ve always had great experiences with West Virginia baseball and have had great fan turnouts. To be able to host these nine games is great for college baseball, the fans and the City of Charleston.”
“We are really excited to be bringing Mountaineer baseball to Charleston for nine Big 12 Conference home games this season,” says WVU baseball coach Randy Mazey. “We have a great fan base in Charleston and look forward to the tremendous community and fan support that Charleston can provide for our baseball program.”