Mountaineers optimistic with new head coach, new conference

The West Virginia baseball team has had its fair share of struggles in recent years.

But a new conference and new head coach may be the change of scenery it needs to find success.

The Mountaineers, under new head coach Randy Mazey, are widely considered an underdog in their inaugural season in the Big 12 Conference. Last season, the Big 12 had the fourth-highest winning percentage in the country, compared to the Big East Conference, which finished 10th.

In the 2012 season, the Mountaineers struggled in the Big East, winning just nine of their 27 in-conference games. The team finished with a 23-32 overall record, ultimately finishing second to last in the conference.

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