BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - WKU volleyball coach Travis Hudson has a mission.
His mission is to make WKU softball's doubleheader against Middle Tennessee a sellout. To help make sure that happens, Hudson will purchase a game ticket for anyone who wants to attend Saturday's games.
Hudson has written a letter to WKU fans asking for their support:
Hello, Hilltopper Nation!
This is Travis Hudson, head coach of your WKU volleyball team. I am writing you about our WKU softball team. They have a huge day coming up at the WKU Softball Complex this Saturday, and I NEED YOUR HELP!!! I have been friends with our softball coach, Tyra Perry, since she arrived on The Hill, but a year or two ago I started to really get to know a lot of her players. They are tremendous athletes, great students and even better kids! I have truly become a fan of their program and never miss their games if I am in town. I see a lot of similarities in their program and where our volleyball program was when we were building it to a championship level. This is such an important and exciting time!
With three weeks to go in their season, they were sitting in first place, and I told them if they swept their road trips to Troy and FIU, I would PERSONALLY GUARANTEE that the stadium would be full when they play for a championship right here in Bowling Green. Well……..they did their part!!! So, now it’s on me, and I need your help. It’s time for Hilltopper Nation to come out and support these kids as they try to make history! With two wins this Saturday, May 4, they will be SUN BELT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS for the first time in program history!
Our marketing department does an amazing job for all our sports here at WKU, and they already have made Saturday a RED OUT and are giving away T-shirts to the first 250 people through the gates. It is also Senior Day for a program-changing group of student-athletes on the roster and if that isn’t enough…..it’s a doubleheader against rival Middle Tennessee!!!
Lastly, if you’re wondering how much it costs……don’t worry about it! All you have to do is go to the front gate and tell them that “Coach Hudson is picking up the tab!” because I have agreed to buy tickets for any WKU fan who comes to the games on Saturday, so NO EXCUSES! It’s times like these that make me proud to be a Hilltopper, so PLEASE, come out and support our softball program as they try to make history on Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.