For the second-straight year, WKU swimmer Fabian Schwingenschlogl earned All-America honors after finishing sixth in the 100 breast at the NCAA Championships on Friday night.
WKU's Ryan Thurston and UAB's James Naile both strung together quality pitching starts in Friday's series-opener at Nick Denes Field, but the Blazers scored a ninth-inning run on a bases-loaded walk to down the Hilltoppers in the Conference USA pitchers' duel, 2-1.
WKU closed out its second week of spring practice on Friday afternoon with their first scrimmage of the spring, a two-hour workout inside Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.
The Lady Topper tennis team went on the road and lost to UT-Chattanooga on Friday, 4-0. WKU moves to 6-8 on the season, while Chattanooga improves to 13-2.
Winners in seven of its last eight games, the WKU softball team (15-6, 2-1) finishes its stretch of road games with a three-game Conference USA series at North Texas (14-15, 6-3) this weekend in Denton.