Mountaineer statue

May 24, 2017; The Mountaineer statue in front of the Mountainlair

On Tuesday, the WVU Athletic Department released their annual report on the success and accolades of all varsity teams representing the university.

On the surface, it was arguably the most successful years for the Mountaineers in recent memory. The University received national attention in all major sports while bringing increased success and pride to alumni and fans.

So to wrap up the 2016-17 athletic season, The Daily Athenaeum will break down the major highlights and accomplishments of the 16 teams that represent West Virginia University disclosed in Tuesday's report.

Mar. 11, 2017; The WVU rifle team celebrates their national championship

Jun. 3, 2017; The WVU baseball team before their NCAA Regional game against Wake Forest

Former Sports Editor

In addition to being a sports writer for the DA, John is a freelance reporter for the Associated Press and the Dominion Post. John is also a writer and editor at the Smoking Musket (WVU's SB Nation community).