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Honored: Litteral named CUSA Pitcher of the Week

Western Kentucky University sophomore left-hander Lucas Litteral was named the Conference USA Pitcher of the Week on Monday, May 20. Photo || Steve Roberts/WKU Athletics

DALLAS – Western Kentucky University sophomore Lucas Litteral was named the Conference USA Pitcher of the Week on Monday, May 20.

Litteral is a Magoffin County High School graduate.

A left-handed pitcher, Litteral excelled during Western Kentucky’s win over New Mexico State in game two of a doubleheader on Thursday, May 16. The sophomore southpaw tossed a career-high 4.2 innings in relief for the Hilltoppers.

He recorded a career-high seven strikeouts. The productive Litteral allowed only one earned run on two hits and no walks in an 11-9 win.


Litteral concludes sophomore season with Hilltoppers

BOWLING GREEN — Left-handed pitcher Lucas Litteral has concluded his sophomore season with the Western Kentucky University baseball team.

Litteral, a Magoffin County High School graduate, appeared in 21 games for the Hilltoppers. Putting together a winning record, Litteral finished 4-3 with 41 strikeouts.

Western Kentucky University compiled a 36-22 record in the 2024 college baseball season. The Hilltoppers finished third in Conference USA.

Prior to WKU, Litteral played one season at Rend Lake College, where he started in all of his 13 appearances on the mound. Litteral compiled an 8-3 record with three complete games during his season with the junior college team. He put together a 2.91 ERA and pitched 80.1 innings. Litteral recorded 102 strikeouts while only allowing 31 walks and 25 earned runs.

Litteral excelled in both baseball and football at Magoffin County High School. A standout on the field and in the classroom, Litteral was selected for the Academic Honor Roll.

Litteral recorded 121 strikeouts for the Hornets during his senior campaign.

A college baseball pitcher on the rise, Litteral is majoring in Biology.

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