One swing of the bat from sophomore Brooke Holloway helped the Western Kentucky University softball team (31-14-1, 10-4) seal a doubleheader sweep of Texas State (21-26, 4-10) on Friday at the Bobcat Softball Stadium.
WKU pounded out 17 hits and scored 10 runs against a strong South Alabama pitching staff Friday night at Nick Denes Field, but the Hilltopper bullpen gave up nine runs in the eighth and ninth innings as the Jaguars (17-20, 7-8) took the opening game of the series, 13-10.
After 14 long, grueling practices, the WKU Hilltoppers, under first-year head coach Jeff Brohm, will cap of their spring season with the annual Red and White Spring Game on Saturday at 1 p.m., inside Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.
WKU tennis saw its season end Friday night in New Orleans as third-seeded Georgia State bounced the sixth-seeded Hilltoppers 4-0 in the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Championship.
The ninth-seeded Lady Topper tennis team's season ended Thursday morning at the Sun Belt Conference Championship when eighth-seeded Louisiana-Lafayette defeated WKU 4-0. The loss drops the Lady Toppers' record to 7-8 on the year.