Posted: 9:51 PM Hilltopper senior Steve Hodgins was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the ninth inning on Saturday, bringing in the eventual game-winning run as the WKU baseball team picked up a 3-2 win over rival Middle Tennessee to complete the series and the season sweep of the Blue Raiders in the 2013 regular season finale.
Posted: 9:48 PM The Bowling Green Hot Rods (26-14) fell to the West Michigan Whitecaps (18-21) 8-1 on Saturday night at Fifth Third Ballpark. Marty Gantt drove in the lone run for the Hot Rods, who drop just their second game in their last seven contests.
Posted: 9:40 PM The Western Kentucky University softball team (42-17) earned its way to the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional championship game after defeating USC Upstate (42-11) 3-0 in the team’s second game on Saturday. The Lady Toppers fell to No. 10 national seed Alabama (44-13) 7-6 in the day’s early contest.
Updated: 10:56 PM Aside from a trip to Illinois, WKU's 2014 non-conference slate will include a road contest at Navy on September 27, while hosting Bowling Green and Army on August 28 and November 15, respectively.
Posted: 11:31 PM Garnering a season record of 41-16, the Western Kentucky University softball team has been selected to play in its first-ever NCAA Division I Softball Championships, the NCAA announced on Sunday night on ESPNU.
Updated: 11:31 PM The Bowling Green Hot Rods (22-12) used a career-high ten strikeouts from Taylor Guerrieri to beat the Lake County Captains (12-21) 8-0 on Sunday afternoon at Bowling Green Ballpark. Tyler Goeddel hit his first home run of the season as the Hot Rods offense scored their most runs in the month of May to even the three-game series at one game apiece.
Updated: 11:32 PM The WKU baseball team would be in complete control through six innings, but Florida Atlantic would plate 11 runs through the final three innings to pick up the series sweep over the Hilltoppers on Senior Day at Nick Denes Field Sunday afternoon.
Updated: 11:02 PM The Bowling Green Hot Rods (21-12) were held to a season-low two hits in a 6-1 series-opening loss to the Lake County Captains (12-20) Saturday night at Bowling Green Ballpark. Ryan Dunn doubled home a run in the bottom of the eighth inning for the only Hot Rods offense of the night. Lake County’s Dylan Baker allowed one hit in six shutout innings for his first professional win.