WKU Baseball will play host to the Illinois Fighting Illini for a three-game series at Nick Denes Field this weekend, with first pitch times set for 5 p.m. (CT) on Friday, 2 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.
The Western Kentucky University softball team (13-6-1) recorded a pair of wins in the opening day of the Tennessee Tournament, taking a 9-1 win in five innings over Holy Cross (1-4) and a 2-1 win against Campbell (13-9).
WKU closed out the home portion of the 2013-14 regular season with a 75-72 win over Louisiana-Lafayette Thursday night at E.A. Diddle Arena, securing the second seed and a double-bye to the semifinals in the upcoming Sun Belt Conference Tournament and notching the program's 42nd 20-win season.
After securing its second-straight 20-win season on Wednesday night, WKU faces Georgia State on Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. CT to face the Panthers in Atlanta.
After locking up a second-place finish in the Sun Belt Conference with a win Thursday night against Louisiana-Lafayette, WKU finishes the regular-season portion of the 2013-14 schedule Saturday afternoon at 1:30 (CT) at Georgia State.