Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
Incoming freshman women's basketball player Kristy Wallace, who hails from the Australian state of Queensland, was recently named Basketball Australia's 2013 Junior Female Player of the Year.
Baylor track and field athletes Trayvon Bromell and TJ Holmes will represent the United States at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships Tuesday through Sunday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
Baylor senior quarterback Bryce Petty was listed among "players to watch" for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award in a 50-player preseason watch list released Friday by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.
Baylor garnered its highest-ever preseason placing by being picked second in the 2014 Big 12 Football Preseason Poll, as voted on by media representatives who cover the league.
Baylor sophomore running back Shock Linwood was named a preseason candidate for the 2014 Doak Walker Award, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Thursday. The award is given annually to nation's top college running back.
For the seventh consecutive season, the Baylor men's tennis team earned ITA All-Academic team recognition, while players Marko Krickovic and Patrick Pradella were honored as ITA Scholar Athletes, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced recently.
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 recently.
Highlighted by preseason Offensive Player of the Year Bryce Petty, the Baylor football team placed a conference-best seven players on the 2014 Preseason All-Big 12 Team, the league office announced Wednesday.
Baylor senior quarterback Bryce Petty was named to the 2014 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list, the award's foundation announced Wednesday. The O'Brien Award is given annually to the nation's best college quarterback.
The Baylor University Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will holds its inaugural Lift For Life event Thursday at 7 a.m. CT in the Simpson Center weight room.
Baylor student-athletes set new academic records for the recently completed spring 2014 school term. BU teams posted a cumulative GPA of 3.18, the highest for a spring semester.
Baylor senior quarterback Bryce Petty is one of 182 nominees for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the American Football Coaches Association announced Tuesday.
Head coach Kim Mulkey released the 2014-15 Baylor women's basketball non-conference schedule Tuesday.
Baylor senior receivers Antwan Goodley and Levi Norwood each earned a spot on the 2014 Biletnikoff Award preseason watch list, released by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation Tuesday. The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football.
Multi-platinum singer/guitarist and "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips will headline Baylor University's annual Traditions Rally on Thursday, Aug. 28.
Baylor players Spencer Drango, Bryce Hager and Shawn Oakman were named to the 2014 Rotary Lombardi Award watch list, the award's committee announced Monday.
For a second straight year, Baylor senior linebacker Bryce Hager has been named to the 51-member preseason watch list for the 30th-annual Butkus Award, as announced by the Butkus Foundation Monday.
Head coach Kim Mulkey is one of six selectees to the 2014 Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions.
The Baylor Bookstore will host a book signing event featuring Baylor head football coach Art Briles and legendary sports writer and Baylor alumnus Dave Campbell at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the bookstore, 1201 S. Fifth 5th St. on the Baylor campus.