Fairmont State's 2010-11 Community Engagement Initiative "Put Your Best Fairmont Forward" was recognized by the NCAA as the "Best In the Nation" at the annual Division II Community Engagement Workshop on Thursday. The concept was planned and organized around Fairmont State's football game against West Liberty that was featured on live national television on CBS College Sports.
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.