WKU BASEBALL | Hilltoppers Ready for 2018 Regular Season

02/15/2018 12:50 PM

The WKU baseball team is ready to begin its 2018 regular season.

The Hilltoppers will begin play this weekend at Memphis. Their three-game series was scheduled to begin Friday, before it was postponed due to “heavy rain in the region.”

The two programs will hope to still play all three-games of their series on Saturday and Sunday.

Western Kentucky is coming off a season in which it finished 16-39 overall, 6-24 in Conference USA play.

Head coach John Pawlowski talked about his 2018 Hilltoppers on Wednesday, during the program’s annual media day:

Western Kentucky is picked to finish last (12th) in C-USA this year, according to the conference’s preseason poll.

WKU outfielder Colie Currie says those C-USA preseason rankings do not mean anything to his team:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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