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WVU Senior Chase Harler Proposes to Long-Time Girlfriend on Senior Day

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Ahead of WVU’s senior day matchup with the No. 4 Baylor Bears West Virginia’s three senior players were recognized.

The ceremony started with senior forward Logan Routt, who started his WVU career as a walk-on in 2015. The Cameron, WV native worked his way onto a scholarship and will play in his 102nd career game Saturday afternoon.

Following Routt, senior guard Jermaine Haley was announced. The second-year Mountaineer transfer to WVU from Odessa College before last season.

Finally, senior guard Chase Harler was announced. Harler, a Moundsville, WV native, was escorted by his parents and a young woman he had his arm around. After the three seniors received their framed jerseys and posed for pictures, public address announcer Bill Nevin came back over the loudspeakers to announced that he had forgotten to introduce somebody.

Nevin said he had forgotten to introduce Harler’s, “future fiance” Lindsey Baker. At this point, Harler went down on one knee and proposed to Baker, with Nevin announcing that the pair had been together since eighth grade.

Harler will play in his 116th career game Saturday afternoon.

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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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