Faculty & Staff News: Athletics

Jun
27
2016

W. Basketball. Women’s Hoops Finalizes 2016-17 Non-Conference Slate

Baylor women’s basketball has finalized its 2016-17 non-conference slate, 17th-year head coach Kim Mulkey announced on Monday, June 27.

Jun
27
2016

W. Tennis. Women’s Tennis Welcomes International Standout

Baylor women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the signing of Jessica Hinojosa Gomez of Guadalajara, Mexico, to a National Letter of Intent Monday.

Jun
26
2016

Track. London Claims USATF Junior 400-Meter Crown

Baylor track and field freshman Wil London captured the 400-meter event title in 45.61 Sunday at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships at Veteran's Memorial Stadium.

Jun
26
2016

Track. Bennett, London Make USATF Junior Championships Finals

Baylor track and field athletes Taylor Bennett and Wil London both won their heat in preliminary races Saturday at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships at Veteran's Memorial Stadium.

Jun
24
2016

Track. Bennett Places Fourth At USATF Junior Championships

On the first day of the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships, freshman Taylor Bennett placed fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.45 Friday at Veteran's Memorial Stadium.

Jun
24
2016

General News. BU Leads Conference in Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

Baylor had a school-record and league-high 56 student-athletes named to the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the league announced Thursday.

Jun
23
2016

M. Basketball. Taurean Prince Drafted 12th By Utah, Traded to Atlanta

Taurean Prince was selected by the Utah Jazz with the No. 12 pick in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center.

Jun
23
2016

General News. Baylor University Grants Releases To Five Football Signees

Baylor University has granted a release from the National Letter of Intent to the five members of the Bears’ 2016 football recruiting class who formally requested such release prior to May 31.

Jun
23
2016

Track. Four Athletes Competing At USATF Junior Championships

The Baylor track and field team is slated to have four athletes in action at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships, which start Friday and continue through Sunday, at Veteran's Memorial Stadium in Clovis, Calif.

Jun
22
2016

General News. Baylor Student-Athletes Continue to Excel in Classroom

After recording a program-record overall GPA of 3.28 in fall 2015 , Baylor matched it with another 3.28 in the recently completed spring 2016 semester while producing 600 or more Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selections (669) for the fifth straight year.

Jun
21
2016

W. Golf. Women’s Golf Signs Cheerie Tan

Baylor women’s golf head coach Jay Goble announced the signing of Cheerie Tan to a National Letter of Intent on Tuesday.

Jun
20
2016

General News. Student-Athletes Leave Comfort Zone to Serve in Brazil

Before the Baylor Sports Ministry team left American soil and headed to Maceio and Rio de Janeiro for a two-week mission trip in Brazil, Athletics Chaplain Wes Yeary challenged the group to "say yes to Jesus."

Jun
20
2016

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Announces 2016 Fall Schedule

Baylor volleyball released its 32-match fall 2016 schedule Monday, including 15 home matches and a total of 13 matches against eight 2015 NCAA Tournament teams.

Jun
15
2016

Baseball. Baseball’s Montemayor Named First-Team ABCA All-Region

Baylor baseball sophomore reliever Troy Montemayor was named a first-team 2016 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings Midwest All-Region selection on Wednesday.

Jun
11
2016

Baseball. Baseball’s Castano Selected on Final Day of MLB Draft

Baylor baseball junior left-handed pitcher Daniel Castano was selected on the final day of the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday.

Jun
10
2016

Track. Obi Places 10th In NCAA Triple Jump Action

Baylor senior Felix Obi finished 10th in the triple jump competition at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field Friday.

Jun
9
2016

Track. Track & Field Women Wrap NCAA Championships

On the second day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, the Baylor women’s track and field team had five entries in competition at Hayward Field Thursday.

Jun
9
2016

W. Golf. Duo Named Big 12 Scholar-Athletes of the Year

Baylor earned a pair of Big 12 Spring Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards on Thursday, as women’s golfer Laura Lonardi and women’s tennis player Blair Shankle were recognized by the conference office.

Jun
9
2016

W. Tennis. Duo Named Big 12 Scholar-Athletes of the Year

Baylor earned a pair of Big 12 Spring Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards on Thursday, as women’s golfer Laura Lonardi and women’s tennis player Blair Shankle were recognized by the conference office.

Jun
9
2016

W. Volleyball. Why I Chose Baylor: Q&A with Jaelyn Jackson

Freshman middle hitter shares her experience as a member of the Baylor volleyball team