Lauren Matthews and Callie Bauer earn Conference USA Awards

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Published: Nov. 14, 2022 at 4:09 PM CST
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -

Lauren Matthews was named Conference USA Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week respectively and Callie Bauer was named Co-Offensive Freshman of the Week.

Matthews put up a career-high 30 kills and 13 blocks in the final regular season game against Rice. She had a .377 hitting percentage, which turned into 37 points including tying for the school record, 13 blocks.

Bauer had a career-high 51 assists against Rice to go along with 7 kills and five blocks.

WKU hosts the Conference Tournament for the first time since 2017 inside Diddle Arena. The #1 seed Western Kentucky will face #8 seed Middle Tennessee on Friday, first serve is set for noon C.T. The entire tournament will be broadcast on ESPN+.