Weekly honors rolled in for WKU quarterback Brandon Doughty on Monday as he was named the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week, a Manning Award Star of the Week and a Davey O'Brien Performer of the Week.
WKU used a second-round 292 to vault up the team leaderboard at its home event, the Kenny Perry Invitational, on Monday and sits fourth heading into the final day. Billy Tom Sargent led the Hilltopper squad with a two-under 142 (73-69) and is tied for fourth among all players.
WKU's Georgia O'Connell was named Conference USA's Defensive Player of the Week Monday afternoon as the Lady Toppers move up a spot to No. 22 in the AVCA Coaches Poll.
Head Coach Jeff Brohm, offensive lineman Max Halpin and linebacker Nick Newton were available to the media this morning to preview WKU's game against Conference USA foe North Texas, which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. CT on Thursday from Denton's Apogee Stadium.
After getting down 1-0 early in the game, the Lady Toppers found a way to come back and get a draw against UAB (2-9-1, 1-3-1 C-USA) in Birmingham, Ala. on Sunday afternoon. WKU is now 6-4-4 overall and 2-2-2 in Conference USA.