Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
After 23 years at Baylor and more than three decades in the sports information business, Julie Bennett is retiring. She’s stepping away from her duties as Assistant AD for Athletic Communications, which includes being the primary media contact for women’s basketball, to spend time with her husband, Bruce, four daughters, 10 grandkids and four great-grandchildren.
The Baylor men's and women's track and field teams, along with 10 individuals earned All-Academic recognition from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the organization announced Thursday.
For the fourth time in her soccer career, Baylor sophomore forward Jackie Crowther trained with a Women’s Mexican National Team.
The Baylor Athletic Department will host its annual "Meet the Bears" football fan appreciation event on Saturday, Aug. 6. For the first time, the 2016 event will be held at McLane Stadium.
Baylor cross country head coach Todd Harbour announced the release of his team's 2016 schedule Wednesday.
The Big 12 and Southeastern conferences have announced the 2016 schedule for their Women’s Basketball Challenge which will feature every team from the Big 12 against 10 squads from the SEC.
Baylor volleyball was one of 132 NCAA Division I recipients of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, announced by the organization on Monday.
Baylor track and field’s Wil London won a gold medal by running the anchor leg for Team USA’s 4x400-meter relay at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Zawisza Stadium Sunday.
Baylor track and field’s Taylor Bennett earned a gold medal by running the second leg for Team USA’s 4x100-meter relay at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Zawisza Stadium Saturday.
Baylor track and field’s Wil London won the 400-meter silver medal at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Zawisza Stadium Friday.
Baylor women’s golfer Laura Lonardi was named recipient of the 2016 Edith Cummings Munson Golf Award on Friday, as announced by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.
Junior libero shares her experience as a member of the Baylor volleyball team
The Baylor women's tennis team was named an ITA All-Academic team and had four players honored as ITA Scholar Athletes, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Thursday.
For the ninth consecutive season, the Baylor men's tennis team earned ITA All-Academic team recognition, while six players, Jimmy Bendeck, Julian Lenz, Tommy Podvinski, Felipe Rios Tyler Stayer and Max Tchoutakian, were honored as ITA Scholar Athletes, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Thursday.
With a strong showing in the semifinal round, Baylor track and field’s Wil London advanced to the 400-meter finals at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Zawisza Stadium Thursday.
Baylor track and field’s Wil London secured a spot in the 400-meter semifinals Wednesday during the second day of the IAAF World U20 Championships at Zawisza Stadium.
A self-described West Virginia hillbilly, Baylor interim head coach Jim Grobe says “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
Whether it was fielding a barrage of media questions in Monday’s introductory press conference at the Omni Hotel or addressing a crowd of 400 supporters at a dinner that night, Mack Rhoades stressed “opportunity” as a motivating factor in his decision to take on his new role as Baylor’s Vice President and Director of Athletics.
The Baylor track and field team is slated to have two current athletes and three incoming freshman competing at the IAAF World U20 Championships, which start Tuesday and continue through Sunday, at Zawisza Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland.