WKU sophomore pitcher Josh Bartley threw eight strong innings and freshman Hunter Wood smacked a pinch-hit grand slam in the eighth inning Saturday in route to 7-2, series-knotting victory over South Alabama (17-21, 7-9) at Nick Denes Field.
Senior quarterback Brandon Doughty threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns in the first half as his Red squad pulled away to defeat the White team, 58-10, in WKU's annual Red and White Spring Game on Saturday.
WKU senior Lexia Robinson shattered the Lady Topper discus record at the Kentucky Relays Saturday in Lexington while the Hilltoppers 4X100-meter relay won on the other side of the country at the Mt. SAC Relays to headline a split squad weekend for WKU Track and Field.
Texas State came with the power on Saturday, as the Bobcats (22-26, 5-10) used 11 hits, including four home runs, to get past the Western Kentucky University softball team (31-15-1, 10-5) by a score of 11-2 in five innings to avoid the series sweep.
One swing of the bat from sophomore Brooke Holloway helped the Western Kentucky University softball team (31-14-1, 10-4) seal a doubleheader sweep of Texas State (21-26, 4-10) on Friday at the Bobcat Softball Stadium.