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WVSN Daily Notebook: Oct. 13, 2020



Welcome to WVSN Daily Notebook. This post will be updated with news throughout the day, so be sure to check back often to stay on top of everything that’s going on with WVU sports and West Virginia high school football.

UPDATE – 8:09 p.m.

The WVU rifle team will start the season ranked no. 3 in the first College Rifle Coaches Association poll.

The Mountaineers are ranked behind Ole Miss and Kentucky at one and two. They are ahead of TCU and Akron in the top five. WVU finished the 2019-20 season also ranked No. 3.

UPDATE – 5:24 p.m.

WVU women’s soccer is up to no. 7 in this week’s rankings.

UPDATE – 2:31 p.m.

2022 offensive line recruit Sullivan Weidman had a virtual visit with WVU.

UPDATE – 1:47 p.m.

WVU has offered 2022 wide receiver Jaylen Ward from Alabama. Ward (6-foot-2, 190 lbs.) is rated as a three-star receiver by rivals and the no. 17 recruit from Alabama. He also holds offers from Florida Atlantic, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Troy and Virginia Tech.

UPDATE – 12:04 p.m.

Women’s soccer senior Stefany Ferrer-vanGinkel has been named the Big 12 offensive player of the week. Ferrer-vanGinkel scored a goal and had three shots on goal in WVU’s win over Texas Tech Friday night.

UPDATE – 7 a.m.

Baylor has a COVID problem, and on Monday Bears’ athletic director Mack Rhoades tried to put some of the blame for that problem on West Virginia’s visitor locker rooms.

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Tom Bragg covers WVU, Marshall, high schools and other sports for West Virginia Sports Now. Tom spent more than a decade as a sports journalist based in West Virginia covering high school, college, youth and professional sports for newspapers in Huntington, Fairmont and Charleston before joining WVSN in 2020. Tom is a graduate of Marshall University's W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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