CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia University baseball team is safe in its Oklahoma City area hotel after devastating tornadoes swept through the area.
The No. 3 seeded Mountaineers traveled to Oklahoma City Sunday to participate in the 2013 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship, slated for Wednesday through Sunday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
According to the team's official Twitter account, all of the team members are safe after a mile-wide tornado devastated the region.
The team was told to remain in place for a short time Monday night, but according to head coach Randy Mazey, they planned to help with relief efforts as soon as possible.The team went to a Walmart store later that night to buy clothing and supplies for those affected by the tornado.