It was a tightly-contested match, but the Lady Toppers never wavered, as the WKU volleyball team (28-5) swept Florida Atlantic (18-12) to advance to the semifinals of the Conference USA Tournament in Hattiesburg, Miss.
The WKU volleyball team (27-5, 15-1) begins its first time at the Conference USA Tournament on Friday, Nov. 21, as the No. 2 seed Lady Toppers face No. 7 seed Florida Atlantic (18-11, 9-7) at 5 p.m. CT at Reed Green Coliseum in Hattiesburg, Miss.
After a remarkable first year on The Hill, WKU volleyball freshman Alyssa Cavanaugh was named the Conference USA Freshman of the Year on Wednesday, as voted on by the league's 13 coaches.
Four Lady Toppers were honored by Conference USA on Tuesday, as the league named senior Heather Boyan, freshman Alyssa Cavanaugh and freshman Jessica Lucas to the First-Team All-Conference list while junior Noelle Langenkamp was named to the Second-Team All-Conference honorees.
WKU volleyball student-athletes Heather Boyan and Rachel Engle were named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team, the league announced on Monday.