Faculty & Staff News: Athletics

Jul
29
2016

General News. Bon Voyage, Julie Bennett

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.

Jul
28
2016

Track. Track & Field Recognized By USTFCCCA For Academics

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.

Jul
28
2016

W. Soccer. Soccer’s Crowther Back Training with Mexico’s U-20 National Team

For the fourth time in her soccer career, Baylor sophomore forward Jackie Crowther trained with a Women’s Mexican National Team.

Jul
27
2016

Football. Football's Meet The Bears Event Set For Aug. 6

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.

Jul
27
2016

Cross Country. Cross Country Announces 2016 Meet Schedule

Baylor cross country head coach Todd Harbour announced the release of his team's 2016 schedule Wednesday.

Jul
26
2016

W. Basketball. Big 12/SEC Announce 2016 WBB Challenge Schedule

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.

Jul
25
2016

W. Volleyball. Baylor Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

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.

Jul
24
2016

Track. London Produces Gold At World U20 Championships

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.

Jul
23
2016

Track. Bennett Wins Gold At World U20 Championships

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.

Jul
22
2016

Track. London Claims 400-Meter Silver At World U20 Championships

Baylor track and field’s Wil London won the 400-meter silver medal at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Zawisza Stadium Friday.

Jul
22
2016

W. Golf. Lonardi Wins Edith Cummings Munson Golf Award

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.

Jul
22
2016

W. Volleyball. Why I Chose Baylor: Q&A with Jana Brusek

Junior libero shares her experience as a member of the Baylor volleyball team

Jul
21
2016

W. Tennis. Women’s Tennis Has Four Earn ITA Scholar-Athlete Status

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.

Jul
21
2016

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team

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.

Jul
21
2016

Track. Miller Earns 800-Meter Silver At World U20 Championships

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.

Jul
20
2016

Track. London Makes 400-Meter Semifinals At World U20 Championships

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.

Jul
20
2016

Football. Big 12 Media Day Recap

A self-described West Virginia hillbilly, Baylor interim head coach Jim Grobe says “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

Jul
19
2016

General News. Mack Rhoades Introduced as VP/Director of Athletics

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.

Jul
18
2016

Track. Bennett, London Heading To IAAF World U20 Championships

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.