It may take some time, but Trey Lowe could be one of the most-talked about WVU sports stars in a few years.
Lowe could be roaming the outfield and throwing touchdown passes in the spring and fall seasons. The freshman from Tennessee is planning on playing both baseball and football for the Mountaineers.
According to Rivals.com, Lowe wanted to go to a school where he could play both sports and coaches from the West Virginia baseball and football team came up with a plan that would allow him to do both.
Lowe is currently listed on both the football and baseball rosters on WVUsports.com. He was a three-star prospect coming out of Bolivar Central High School and the prized quarterback of the 2018 class.
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Even though he never suited up for the WVU baseball team, former WVU football star Pat White was a great baseball player in college and was even drafted by the Los Angeles Angeles. Sometimes, he announced his intentions to want to play baseball with the Mountaineers, but he didn’t quite see eye-to-eye with former coach Greg Van Zant. Current WVU baseball coach Randy Mazey seems to be the complete opposite of Van Zant, as in players actually want to play for him.
Mazey is accommodating and open to his players’ suggestions on things. Being open and honest with players is a resectable process and Lowe must have realized that right away, which is why he chose to come to West Virginia.
The WVU baseball team recently opened the season and now has a 2-5 record. It doesn’t appear that Lowe saw any action in the weekend series. That will probably be the case for most of the year, although Mazey has shown preference to younger players and it has paid off as the Mountaineers have quickly become one of the better teams in the Big 12 Conference.
Lowe may not contribute this year to either the WVU baseball or football teams, but his time is coming. He will get stronger in both sports by learning the process and then making the most of his given opportunity.