After stellar seasons on the diamond in 2016, WKU senior infielder Danny Hudzina and sophomore designated hitter Kaleb Duckworth were named First Team All-Conference USA, the league announced on Tuesday.
Honored for their success on the field and in the classroom, WKU sophomores Kaleb Duckworth and Steven Kraft were both selected to the 2016 Conference USA Baseball All-Academic team, the league announced on Monday.
WKU Baseball will be entering a new era at Nick Denes Field for the 2017 season as The Nick will have a complete AstroTurf playing surface installed over the summer to be ready for next season, WKU Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced Tuesday.
Senior infielder Danny Hudzina joined elite company on Saturday as WKU (24-30, 10-20 C-USA) dropped its season finale at No. 17 Florida Atlantic (37-15, 21-8 C-USA) 4-1, which was a game that was picked up in the bottom of the sixth after being suspended on Friday.
After moving up the season finale to a doubleheader, WKU (24-29, 10-19 C-USA) will indeed be playing on Saturday as the second game of the twin bill at No. 17 Florida Atlantic (36-15, 20-8 C-USA) on Friday was suspended in the bottom of the sixth inning, with the game to be completed on Saturday at 10 a.m. CT.