BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – After another weather-adjusted weekend tournament, WKU Softball
is headed to Music City for a midweek tilt at Lipscomb. The Wednesday contest marks
the Hilltoppers’ first midweek game of the 2019 season. WKU will enter the
non-conference matchup with a 15-4 record while Lipscomb owns a 14-7-1 reading.
MIDWEEK FOLLOWING INFORMATION
Wednesday, March 13 – at Lipscomb – 4 p.m. CT
The Lady Bisons will host WKU from Draper Diamond, marking Lipscomb’s
eighth-straight home game while the Hilltoppers will be playing their
eighth-consecutive game on the road. WKU is in the midst of a 12-game road stretch,
with its next home game slated for Saturday, March 23.
WKU is off to one of the best starts in program history with a 15-4 record through
five weeks of non-conference play. The Hilltoppers will look to bounce back after
suffering a pair of one-run losses to close weekend play at the Bobbie Bailey
Memorial Tournament from Kennesaw, Ga., last weekend.
Lipscomb will be looking to get back on track as well after taking a 10-inning 2-1
loss to Valparaiso in its most recent outing. Aside from the loss to Valpo, the Lady
Bisons have posted a 6-0 record during their current home stand.
Common opponents on the season between the sides include Samford and South Alabama –
a pair of squads that the Hilltoppers picked up victories over. Lipscomb secured a
7-0 win over Samford on Opening Day before downing the Bulldogs 8-0 two weeks later.
The Lady Bisons took an 8-5 loss to USA during the second weekend of the season from
In the all-time series against Lipscomb, WKU owns a slim 15-14 advantage. However,
the midweek hosts have won the last six meetings dating back to the 2015 campaign.
WKU is 8-6 in the series when playing at Lipscomb, with its most recent win from
Nashville occurring in the first half of the squad’s 2015 doubleheader.
Following Wednesday’s game in Nashville, WKU will head out to Miami to open
Conference USA play at FIU this Saturday and Sunday.