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WVU Baseball Falls in National Rankings After Splitting Opening Series

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West Virginia baseball fell multiple spots in two national polls this week after splitting its season-opening series against Georgia State.

The Mountaineers (2-2) were ranked No. 23 in the D1Baseball.com Top 25 ranking and No. 27 in the NCBWA Top 30 poll. That is down from 14 and 21, respectively, in each outlets’ preseason rankings.

West Virginia won 5-3 on opening day against the GSU Panthers last Friday before dropping both games of a doubleheader on Saturday. WVU salvaged the series finale on Sunday, 3-2.

The Mountaineers are scheduled to participate in the CCU Baseball Tournament in South Carolina this weekend. WVU will play Kennesaw State (3-1) Friday, Coastal Carolina (2-2) Saturday and Bryant (2-1) on Sunday.

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Cody spent the last two years getting his master's degree in journalism from WVU. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2018 with a degree in digital media production. He was born and raised in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

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