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WVU Baseball Suffers First 9-Inning No-Hitter Since 1926



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WVU Baseball couldn’t muster a single hit in their 13-0 loss to the No. 17 Oklahoma Sooners on Friday, marking the first time since 1926 that the Mountaineers suffered a nine-inning no-hitter.

The Mountaineers were last held hitless in a complete game of any length during a 1982 matchup against Marietta, with Georgetown doing the honors in the 1926 game.

Reed Chumley drew two walks and Skylar King reached on a fielding error, preventing a perfect game from occurring, but the Mountaineers never managed to advance a base runner to second.

Two Sooners pitchers combined to complete the feat. Ace Braden Davis struck out 12 batters across seven innings, then Reid Hensley added three more strikeouts to secure the win. Oklahoma’s offense kept the lineup moving consistently: despite scoring 13 runs, none came via the long ball.

Free passes haunted West Virginia starter Aidan Major, who allowed just two hits but walked six batters in two innings pitched. Major exited with the bases loaded in the third, trailing 2-0. Head Coach Randy Mazey subbed in Hayden Cooper, who allowed five more runs to cross—three of them charged to Major—before escaping the inning.

The Sooners tacked on three more runs in the fourth inning and four in the fifth, then put their offense in cruise control the rest of the way.

Aaron Jamison drew a four pitch walk to lead off the ninth inning, but the Mountaineers couldn’t muster a hit in order to escape the ignominious achievement.

WVU Baseball moves to 12-10 on the season (2-2 Big 12). They can take the series with the conference-leading Sooners tomorrow, as the two teams will play a doubleheader starting at 4 p.m. EDT because of potential inclement weather. The Mountaineers will start left-handers Derek Clark and Tyler Switalski.

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