Fairmont State University and the Department of Athletics have announced plans for the 2010-2011 Community Engagement Initiative. The plan, titled "Put Your Best Fairmont Forward," is centered around FSU's nationally televised football game against West Liberty at 8 p.m. Sept. 30.
The West Virginia Hoop Group Jam Fest will bring thousands of young athletes and their families to Fairmont today, July 14, and Thursday, July 15. Teams will also be competing in Morgantown on Friday, July 16.
Fairmont State University and CONSOL Energy have announced an agreement that will make CONSOL the official sponsor of the 2010 Fairmont State Athletic Association (FSAA) Spring Scholarship Banquet. The $10,000 sponsorship agreement is the largest in the 48-year history of the event.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- WVIAC Tournament MVPAshley Vavrek scored 31 points to lead Fairmont State to an overtime victory over West Liberty 85-78, in the WVIAC Championship game. Rachel Murray notched season-highs in both points (23) and rebounds (23) along with four blocks. With the win the Falcons secured a berth in the NCAA tournament.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Fairmont State's men's and women's basketball teams will be participating in the 2010 NCAA tournament. This marks the first time as NCAA members the programs have made the tournament in the same year. The FSU men earned the eight seed in the Atlantic region and will take on Indiana (Pa.) on March 13. Fresh off their WVIAC Championship the women's team also earned an eight seed and will take on the one seed Gannon on March 12.