WKU Baseball exploded for 17 runs with the series on the line against FIU on Sunday as the Hilltoppers overpowered the Panthers with a 17-2, run-rule win in seven innings at FIU Baseball Stadium.
FIU avoided the series sweep on Sunday, as the WKU softball team (27-8, 12-3) fell 2-1 in a pitchers' duel against the Panthers (27-22, 8-13) at Felsberg Field at the FIU Softball Stadium.
The WKU softball team (27-7, 12-2) secured its fifth Conference USA series this season after sweeping FIU (26-22, 7-13) in shutout fashion on Saturday, taking game one 11-0 in five innings and game two by a score of 6-0.
The Hilltoppers' 4x400-meter relay turned in the fifth-fastest time in the NCAA this season with its 3:05.95 showing at the 57th Annual Mt. SAC Relays to highlight a split-squad weekend for the WKU men's and women's track and field teams.
Missed opportunities and miscues plagued WKU against FIU on Saturday night at FIU Baseball Stadium as the Hilltoppers left 11 runners on base and committed two errors during the Panthers' 6-4, series-knotting triumph.