WVU vs. Rider baseball game moved to Tuesday night

WVU baseball’s next home game has been brought forward 24 hours

by: Joe Mitchin, WVU Athletics

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Due to inclement weather expected in the Morgantown area on Wednesday, the West Virginia University baseball team’s game against Rider has been moved to Tuesday, March 8. The first pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET, at Wagener Field at Monongalia County Ballpark.

Tickets for the game are still available at WVUGAME.com, by calling 1-800-WVU GAME, at the Mountaineer box office inside the WVU Coliseum, or on game day at the stadium box office. Fans will have the opportunity to play Baseball Bingo with prizes available.

Tickets for the game originally scheduled for March 9 will be good at the door on Tuesday. Fans unable to attend Tuesday’s rescheduled game can redeem tickets for a future home game this season by calling the Mountaineer Ticket Office.

Please note that due to the change, Tuesday’s game will no longer air on Big 12 Now on ESPN+. Live stats will be available at WVUsports.com.

WVU is coming off a 9-3 loss to Michigan State on March 6 at the 2022 Cambria College Classic in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Mountaineers (7-4) opened the three-game event at US Bank Stadium with a 5-4 victory over host Minnesota on March 4, before losing a 6-2 game to Illinois on next day.

The Mountaineers enter the game on a 20-game midweek winning streak at home. The streak began with a 9-6 win over Niagara on April 3, 2017.

Rider is led by 18-year-old trainer Dr. Barry Davis. The Broncs are off to a 6-4 start to the season and are coming off a three-game loss at Delaware last weekend.

Earnest L. Veasey