Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
Baylor football junior NB Travon Blanchard was chosen as the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week, the Football Writers Association of America announced Tuesday.
Baylor volleyball (13-4, 1-0) hosts the Texas Tech Red Raiders (10-7, 0-2) for a midweek match on Wednesday, Sep. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Ferrell Center.
Baylor volleyball’s redshirt junior outside hitter Katie Staiger was picked as the Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association Player of the Week, announced Tuesday afternoon by the AVCA.
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This time, Baylor’s secondary was up to the challenge, holding Washington, who FOX Sports considered the nation’s eighth-best receiver entering the season, to 89 yards on six catches with no touchdowns en route to a 35-24 victory over the Cowboys at McLane Stadium.
Looking around the NBA, other than Golden State’s Steph Curry, Aundre Branch sees a serious dearth of pure shooters.
In its first Big 12 road game of 2016, Baylor travels to Iowa State Saturday at 11 a.m. on FS1.
Head Coach Jim Grobe and select players met with the media Monday afternoon to discuss the Bears' upcoming game at Iowa State.
Baylor volleyball (13-4, 1-0 Big 12) earned six votes in the most recent American Volleyball Coaches Association Division I Coaches Poll, released Monday afternoon by the AVCA.
Baylor juniors Katie Staiger and Jana Brusek notched Big 12 Volleyball’s Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors, respectively, announced Monday afternoon by the conference office.
Baylor football had a pair of players recognized by the Big 12 Conference as QB Seth Russell was named Offensive Player of the Week and NB Travon Blanchard was tabbed as the Defensive Player of the Week, conference officials announced Monday.
Baylor men's golf took second place at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate after shooting 13-under-par 271 in Sunday's final round at Mirabel Golf Club. The Bears finished the tournament at 36-under 816, carding the second-best 54-hole team score in program history to finish five strokes behind tournament champion LSU (-41).
Baylor volleyball (13-4, 1-0 Big 12) pulled out its first win over a ranked opponent under head coach Ryan McGuyre, downing No. 23 Kansas State (12-3, 0-1 Big 12), 25-23, 25-22, 25-19, on Sunday afternoon in the Ferrell Center.
Baylor soccer earned a 2-1 overtime win at Oklahoma State on Sunday afternoon at Cowgirl Soccer Complex.
Postgame quotes from Baylor's 35-24 win over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 opener for the both teams at McLane Stadium on Sept. 25, 2016.
Postgame notes from Baylor's 35-24 win over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 opener for both teams at McLane Stadium on Sept. 25, 2016.
Seth Russell threw four touchdown passes, including an 89-yarder to Chris Platt for the go-ahead score in the third quarter, and No. 16 Baylor held on to beat Oklahoma State 35-24 on Saturday night in the weather-delayed Big 12 opener for both teams.
Baylor men’s tennis senior Max Tchoutakian lost his only match Saturday in the second round of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
Baylor men’s golf is in third place at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate, four strokes back of first-place LSU (-27) heading to Sunday’s final round. The Bears shot 8-under-par 276 in Saturday’s second round, bringing their 36-hole total to 23-under 545.
With three runners in the top-10, Baylor's women's cross country team finished second at the Texas A&M Invitational Saturday at the Dale Watts Cross Country Course.