WKU's hot streak was cooled by the dominant pitching of No. 16 Rice Friday at Nick Denes Field as the Owls struck the Hilltoppers out 27 times in a double-header sweep. Rice clinched the series with 11-4 and 3-2 victories behind quality efforts from starters Jordan Stephens and Kevin McCanna.
Winners of five of its past six games and coming off a signature victory at No. 3 Louisville yesterday, WKU Baseball returns to Nick Denes Field this weekend to host No. 16 Rice in a Conference USA series.
WKU jumped on No. 3 Louisville right out of the gate and did not let up Wednesday night at Jim Patterson Stadium as the Hilltoppers completed their Bluegrass State sweep with a 7-3 victory over the nationally-ranked Cardinals.
WKU Baseball rides the momentum of a four-win week into its toughest stretch of the season, which begins at Jim Patterson Stadium Wednesday night against No. 3 Louisville. First pitch is set for 5 p.m. (CT).
WKU Baseball junior outfielder Anderson Miller has been named the Conference USA Hitter of the Week for the second time this season following a four-game stretch of clutch production, the league announced Monday.