The Western Kentucky volleyball team claimed its 11th – and final – Sun Belt Conference title Wednesday with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-23, 25-14) win over visiting Georgia State at E.A. Diddle Arena.

The Lady Toppers (25-5, 15-1 Sun Belt Conference) will be the No. 1 seed in next week's league tournament. The win Wednesday also gave coach Travis Hudson his 10th SBC title in 19 years as coach. WKU will join Conference USA next year.

Haley Bodway led WKU with 26 kills, while Noelle Langenkamp added 21 and Rachel Engle finished with 18. Ashley Potts recorded 16 digs.

Senior Melanie Stutsman tied the program's all-time record for assists in a career after 16 on Wednesday gave her 5,172 for her career.

WKU hosts South Alabama at 7 p.m. Friday.

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