Seymour native breaks record

Western Kentucky University Volleyball’s Jessica Lucas was named Conference USA’s Setter of the Week  following the Lady Toppers’ pair of weekend sweeps on the road.

Lucas, a Seymour native, has now earned six weekly honors this season and a Conference USA record 18 during her career.

During Lucas’ sophomore campaign, she collected three weekly honors after earning a pair her freshman season.

With 18 C-USA honors, Lucas surpassed Tulsa’s Tyler Henderson who owned 17 Offensive Player of the Week recognitions from 2009-12.

The Lady Toppers now sit at 27-2 overall on the year and sport a 13-0 mark in Conference USA action.

WKU will host the C-USA Championship for the first time in league history this year. Opening play begins on Nov. 17 lasting through Nov. 19.

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