Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
Despite fighting off rain, lightning, and tornado warnings, not even weather could dampen the thrilling conclusion to the 12-day tournament of the NCAA Tennis Championships on Monday in Waco.
Baylor women's golf saved its best for last, shooting even-par 288 in Monday's fourth and final round of stroke play at the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship at The Concession Golf Club. The Bears posted a 72-hole total of 46-over-par, 1,198, which earned BU the No. 3 seed and a matchup with No. 6 seed Tennessee in Tuesday's match play quarterfinals.
Baylor women's golf is in fifth place after Sunday's third round of the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship at The Concession Golf Club. BU shot 18-over 306 on Sunday, giving the Bears a 54-hole total of 46-over 910.
The stage is officially set. The NCAA Tennis Championships finals matchups were finalized following the conclusion of Sunday's semifinals.
After making program history Saturday, the eighth-ranked Baylor men's tennis doubles tandem of Diego Galeano and Julian Lenz lost a three-set battle to No. 19 Lloyd Glasspool and Soren Hess-Olesen in the NCAA Doubles Championship semifinals Sunday at the Hurd Tennis Center.
Steve Smith, Baylor University's baseball coach the past 21 years, will not return as the program's head coach for the 2016 season.
For the first time in program history, a Baylor men's tennis doubles pairing has made the NCAA Doubles Championship semifinals as Diego Galeano and Julian Lenz picked up their third-straight three-set victory Saturday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.
The Baylor women's tennis doubles pairing of Ema Burgic and Blair Shankle had its season ended with a three-set defeat in the NCAA Doubles Championship quarterfinals Saturday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.
Baylor women's golf is the leader in the clubhouse and is in fourth place overall after Saturday's second round at the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship. BU shot 19-over 307 in the second round, which ranked fourth among the 12 teams to complete their second rounds before play was suspended due to lightning at The Concession Golf Club.
No. 8 seed Baylor (23-32) lost 4-0 to No. 5 seed Texas (29-25) in an elimination game for the Bears on Saturday morning at the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship at ONEOK Field.
Baylor women's golf is in third place after day one at the NCAA Championship, but the Bears were only able to complete 11 holes before Friday's first-round play at The Concession Golf Club was suspended due to lightning. BU is at 7-over-par after finishing 62 of 90 individual holes.
The Baylor women's tennis doubles pairing of Ema Burgic and Blair Shankle advanced to the NCAA Doubles Championship quarterfinals with a straight-set victory Friday at the Hurd Tennis Center.
No. 8 seed Baylor (23-31) used a 5-4 win to eliminate No. 4 seed Texas Tech (31-24) from the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship Friday afternoon at ONEOK Field.
The Baylor men's tennis doubles duo of Diego Galeano and Julian Lenz reached the NCAA Doubles Championship quarterfinals with a three-set victory Friday at the Hurd Tennis Center.
Baylor head track and field coach Todd Harbour announced the addition of five student-athletes to his 2015 signing class Friday.
Baylor women's tennis senior Ema Burgic picked up another win in the NCAA Singles Championship, while partnering with Blair Shankle to card an opening round NCAA Doubles Championship triumph Thursday at the Hurd Tennis Center.
Baylor men's tennis senior Tony Lupieri tallied another win in the NCAA Singles Championship, while Diego Galeano and Julian Lenz opened their NCAA Doubles Championship run victoriously Thursday at the Hurd Tennis Center.
No. 8 seed Baylor (22-30) lost a 4-3 heartbreaker to No. 5 seed Texas (27-25) Thursday evening at ONEOK Field in the second round of the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship.
Baylor's track and field teams will be represented by 28 entries and 23 athletes in the NCAA West Preliminary Championships next week at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.
Baylor's 18th-ranked women's golf team is headed to the NCAA Division I National Championship for the third time in program history. BU qualified by winning the NCAA San Antonio Regional, claiming the first regional title in school history just two weeks after winning the program's first-ever league championship.