The Western Kentucky University softball team (14-6-1) defeated its highest-ranked opponent in program history, downing No. 2 Tennessee (19-2) by a score of 3-2 on Saturday at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.
Chastity Gooch and Bria Gaines combined for 44 points and 19 rebounds as WKU close out the regular season with a 79-63 win over Georgia State in Atlanta to secure the second seed in the upcoming SBC Tournament.
Payton Hulsey scored 15 points but the Hilltoppers (20-11, 12-6) fell to Georgia State on Saturday.
WKU's tennis matches with Alabama A&M, originally scheduled for Saturday, have been rescheduled for Saturday, March 22 at 1 p.m. in Huntsville, Ala.
WKU and Illinois postponed Friday's scheduled meeting due to soggy field conditions at Nick Denes Field and have rescheduled the game for Saturday. The Hilltoppers (7-5) and the Fighting Illini (6-4) will play a double-header Saturday afternoon with the first pitch of game one slated for 1 p.m. (CT).