After spending its longest stretch on the road to open a season since 1994 WKU Baseball finally returns home after two weeks on the road to host Southern Illinois this weekend at Nick Denes Field. The Hilltoppers (2-5) and Salukis (1-7) will play a double-header beginning Saturday at 1 p.m. (CT) and close out the series Sunday at 10 a.m.
Mother nature's grip on the early parts of the college baseball season has taken a positive turn for WKU Baseball as low temperatures in Carbondale, Ill. have shifted the Hilltoppers' scheduled road series at Southern Illinois to Nick Denes Field this weekend. The Hilltoppers (2-5) and Salukis (1-7) will start their three-game series...
WKU jumped on No. 1 Vanderbilt for five runs in the first two innings but a seventh-inning grand slam from Commodore first baseman Zander Wiel thwarted the Hilltoppers' (2-5) hot start as the Commodores (6-2) rallied to win 10-6 Wednesday night at Charles Hawkins Field.
Belmont scored runs in four-straight innings to open the game and the Hilltoppers could not overcome the Bruins (3-2) hot start Tuesday evening in Nashville as WKU (2-4) fell 9-1 at E.S. Rose Park in Nashville, Tenn.
WKU Baseball gets its midweek schedule started in Nashville this week as the Hilltoppers (2-3) are set to take on Belmont (1-1) at E.S. Rose Park on Tuesday before battling No. 1 Vanderbilt (4-2) at Charles Hawkins Field on Wednesday. Both first pitches are slated for 4 p.m. (CT).