WKU senior right-handed pitcher Jake Thompson has been named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week after his dominant effort against Illinois on Sunday, the league announced on Monday.
Paced by three top-20 individuals on the day, the WKU Lady Topper golf team finished the opening round of the Lady Eagle Invitational in seventh place, carding a 314 overall team score on Monday.
WKU junior Chastity Gooch and freshman Kendall Noble have been named the CollegeSportsMadness.com Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year and Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year, the website announced on Monday afternoon.
After a strong weekend at the Tennessee Tournament, the Western Kentucky University softball team (15-7-1) plays in its first midweek games of the season, as the team travels to UAB (8-12) on Tuesday before facing Tennessee Tech (8-15) in Cookeville on Wednesday.
WKU Baseball begins its six-game road swing at Georgia on Tuesday as the Hilltoppers take on the Bulldogs in a two-game midweek series at Foley Field. First pitch times for Tuesday and Wednesday are slated for 5 p.m. (CT).