Head coach Jeff Brohm, kicker Garrett Schwettman and defensive lineman Gavin Rocker were available to the media on Monday to preview Friday's regular season finale vs. Marshall, the BLACKOUT game, which kicks off at 11 a.m. CT from Houchens-Smith Stadium.
The win was the first home win over Middle Tennessee since 1989 and first overall since 2011.
Quarterback Brandon Doughty led Western Kentucky with the five scores and one interception.
The Tops begin spring practice March 17.
Western Kentucky vs. Central Michigan
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - Homecoming vs. Troy
2014 Honorable Mention All-Conference USA
2013 (So.): Schwettman was the Tops' primary kicker and was 13-for-16 (81.2-percent) including a perfect 5-5 inside of 30-yards. Schwettman connected on eight consecutive FG attempts, the third-longest streak in school history, before missing a 36-yarder against Navy. He was second on the team in scoring with 84 points and was 45-of-47 in extra point attempts.
2012 (Fr.): Schwettman connected on 10-of-13 field goal attempts and 42-of-43 extra points in 12 games played. He was a perfect 8-of-8 field goals inside of 30 yards and finished second on the team in points scored (72). He knocked in his first career-field goal in a one-point win over Kentucky on Sept. 15, connecting from 23 yards out. He recorded his first multi-field goal game of his career in a conference-opening road win at Arkansas State on Sept. 29, hitting 22 and 26-yarders.
HS/Misc: Schwettman was a four-year starter at Calloway County High School. He scored 182 career points, connecting on 12-of-20 career field goals and 144-of-153 PATs. Schwettman was perfect during his senior season, converting 39-of-39 PATs and all six of his field-goal attempts, including three over 40 yards. He earned All-State honors from both the Courier-Journal and the Associated Press while earning All-Conference honors twice.