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.
The Western Kentucky University softball team (11-6-1) readies for its final regular-season tournament of the season, as it takes on five games in three days at the Tennessee Tournament in Knoxville, Tenn.
WKU junior catcher Ryan Messex has been named as one of 72 watch list members for the Johnny Bench Award, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced Thursday afternoon. The Johnny Bench Award is given annually the top collegiate catcher at the Division I level.
For the first time under head coach Ron Burchett, the WKU women's golf program will host the Lady Topper College/Am Tournament, a four-person scramble event held at the Bowling Green Country Club on Sunday, March 30.
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.