WKU VOLLEYBALL | Lady Toppers Ready for 2017 Regular Season

08/22/2017 06:39 PM

The WKU volleyball team is counting down the days until it plays its first regular season game.

The Lady Toppers’ opening day will take place on Friday in the Miami (OH) Tournament, where they will face both Southern Illinois and Miami (OH).

“We’re excited to see what we can become,” said head coach Travis Hudson. “We have all the pieces to have a pretty special season.”

Last season, WKU finished the year with a 30-3 overall record, winning its sixth-straight regular season Conference USA championship. It also won the C-USA Tournament Championship for the third-straight year.

WKU enters the season as the favorite to win the C-USA Championship again.

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.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

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