Nine current and former WKU Track and Field athletes are representing WKU on the highest stages of international competition this summer as the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro sit 13 months away.
WKU right-handed pitcher Sam Higgs has been named the starting pitcher for the West All-Star Team in Wednesday's Prospect League All-Star Game in Richmond, Ind.
Three Hilltoppers will be representing their countries in the FIBA under-20 European Championship beginning Tuesday in Italy.
After becoming WKU softball's first-ever NFCA All-American, Miranda Kramer continues to make her mark on Hilltopper Athletics, being named the Conference USA Female Athlete of the Year.
WKU head coach Michelle Clark-Heard will depart for Colorado Springs, Colo., this week to begin her time as an assistant coach for the 2015 U.S. Pan American Women's Basketball Team.