WKU Softball (16-9), (1-3, C-USA) lost the final game in its series with Middle Tennessee State University (21-18), (7-5, C-USA) on Sunday by dropping game four by a score of 3-2. WKU leaves Murfreesboro, Tennessee two games below .500 in Conference USA play after the series with the Blue Raiders.
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WKU Softball (15-7), (0-1, C-USA) began Conference USA play by dropping the opener of a four-game away series against Middle Tennessee University (19-17), (5-4, C-USA) by a score of 1-0 on Friday night. It was the fourth time this season that the Hilltoppers have been shut out.
WKU Softball (15-6) suffered a 5-2 loss to No. 5 Florida (30-4) in the two program’s first ever meeting and lost an exhibition game 5-0 against Softball Canada in the team’s first day of play down in Gainesville, Florida.
WKU Softballs’ (15-5) five-game winning streak came to an end after a tough 1-0 loss to Eastern Kentucky University (22-9) at home on Wednesday night.
WKU Softball added three games to its weekend schedule on Tuesday, including two away matchups against No. 5 Florida and an exhibition game against Softball Canada.
WKU Softball’s weekend series against rival Marshall has been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test in WKU’s Tier 1 testing group and subsequent contact tracing protocol. 12 games on the Hilltoppers’ 2021 schedule have now been either postponed or cancelled outright.