WKU and Illinois postponed Friday's scheduled meeting due to soggy field conditions at Nick Denes Field and have rescheduled the game for Saturday. The Hilltoppers (7-5) and the Fighting Illini (6-4) will play a double-header Saturday afternoon with the first pitch of game one slated for 1 p.m. (CT).
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.
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.
Lipscomb exploded for nine of its 10 runs in a pair of big innings Wednesday evening at Ken Dugan Field and the Hilltoppers could only respond with a pair of their own scores as they fell to the Bison in Nashville, 10-2.
Due to weather conditions in the Bowling Green area, WKU and Lipscomb have moved Wednesday's meeting to Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. First pitch will remain at 4 p.m. (CT).