Back to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Newsfeed

Tops open series with win over Middle Tennessee

Western Kentucky started an important final weekend of the regular season on the right track.

The Hilltoppers beat Middle Tennessee 6-1 on Friday at the WKU Softball Complex to open a three-game series.

WKU (33-11 overall, 15-7 Conference USA) was tied with Marshall and Florida Atlantic atop C-USA's East Division standings entering the final regular-season series before next week's league tournament at North Texas.

300x250 image ad

Shelby Nunn led the Hilltoppers to the victory with a solid pitching performance, allowing one unearned run on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts.