Former Owl named All-Conference USA

Seymour High School graduate and current Western Kentucky setter Jessica Lucas was named Tuesday to the First-Team All-Conference USA and All-Freshman Team.

The Hilltoppers’ offense hasn’t skipped a beat with a freshman floor leader, as Lucas has WKU ranked 11th in the nation with a .278 hitting percentage. Her 1,186 assists has her with a 10.88 per set, second in the league and 43rd in the nation.

Named C-USA Setter of the Week twice this season, Lucas upped her assists per game in the conference slate with 11.62. Lucas also has provided points to the offense with 158 kills and 21 service aces. Lucas is strong defensively as well, carrying 267 digs and 73 blocks.

Jordan Morey is sports editor at The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at or 812-523-7069.