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Photo gallery: Chumley’s walk-off homer leads WVU to a sweep of No. 17 UCF, 11-10

GRANVILLE, W.Va. — Photo gallery from West Virginia’s 11-10, 11-inning win over No. 17 UCF.

(Photo gallery by Teran Malone)

Reed Chumley’s walk-off home run in the bottom of the eleventh inning lifted West Virginia to an 11-10 win and a series sweep of No. 17 UCF. The Mountaineers rallied back from deficits of 4-0 and 9-5 to win their seventh consecutive Big 12 Conference game.

Trailing 10-8 in the bottom of the ninth inning, a pair of bases loaded walks drawn by Hedgesville High School graduate Kyle West and Parkersburg South High School graduate Grant Hussey forced in runners to tie the game at 10.

In addition to Chumley’s home run, JJ Wetherholt and West also went deep in the victory. West and Logan Sauve each drove in three runs.

Gavin Van Kempen (6-1) earned the victory in relief for West Virginia. He struck out four batters in 3 2/3 innings of hitless and scoreless work.

WVU (22-13, 11-4 Big 12) remains tied with Oklahoma atop the Big 12 standings at the midway point of the conference schedule. The Mountaineers will host Pittsburgh Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.





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