With the 110th pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Rams selected former WKU tight end Tyler Higbee in the fourth round on Saturday.
In a doubleheader to open the crucial Conference USA series, WKU (23-20, 9-11 C-USA) put up impressive offensive numbers in the two contests, but the Hilltoppers would surrender late rallies to FIU (22-23, 9-11) to drop both games of the day, moving the two teams into a tie for eighth in the C-USA standings.
Andreanna Christopoulou earned All-Conference USA Singles Second Team honors for her play in the 2016 season, the league announced on Friday afternoon. Christopoulou is one of 12 on the Second Team.
WKU softball is set to close its road schedule this weekend as the Lady Toppers head to Boca Raton, Florida, for a three-game series with No. 23/24 Florida Atlantic at the FAU Softball Stadium.
For the sixth time this season, WKU (23-18, 9-9 C-USA) will participate in a doubleheader as the Hilltoppers get set to welcome FIU (20-23, 7-11 C-USA) for a crucial Conference USA series over the weekend, starting with the first of two games on Friday at 2 p.m. CT.