Faculty & Staff News: Athletics

Jul
28
2014

Football. Hager's Return at MLB Key For Defense's Resurgence

With a healthy Bryce Hager at middle linebacker, Baylor had one of the most dominant defenses in the country. Through the first eight games of last season, the Bears were ranked in the top 10 nationally, giving up just 15.4 points and 306.1 yards per game.

Jul
28
2014

General News. BU Athletics' 2013-14 Academic Highlights

Baylor student-athletes set numerous academic records in 2013-14. The cumulataive GPA for all 19 teams is a 3.25.

Jul
26
2014

Track. Bromell Helps United States Win World Junior Championships Title

Baylor track and field freshman Trayvon Bromell ran the second leg on the United States' gold-medal winning 4x100-meter relay team that posted a 38.70 on Saturday at the IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field.

Jul
25
2014

Track. Holmes Places Third At World Junior Championships

Baylor track and field freshman TJ Holmes took third in the IAAF World Junior Championships 400-hurdle finals with a time of 50.07 Friday at Hayward Field.

Jul
24
2014

W. Golf. WG Trio Named to All-American Scholar Team

Three Baylor women's golf student-athletes were selected to the 2013-14 Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Team, as announced by the WGCA.

Jul
24
2014

Track. Holmes Advances At World Junior Championships

Baylor track and field freshman TJ Holmes made the IAAF World Junior Championships 400-hurdle final by winning his heat of semifinal competition in 50.80 Thursday at Hayward Field.

Jul
24
2014

Football. 2014 Football Legends Announced

Five former Baylor football players will be recognized as Baylor Football Legends during select 2014 home football games, Baylor officials announced Thursday.

Jul
24
2014

M. Basketball. MBB's Heslip and Lowery Earn NABC Honor

Baylor men's basketball student-athletes Brady Heslip and Logan Lowery were honored as members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, which recognizes student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2013-14 season.

Jul
23
2014

Track. Bromell Finishes Second At World Junior Championships

Baylor track and field sprinter Trayvon Bromell took second in the 100-meter final of the IAAF World Junior Championships with a time of 10.28 on Wednesday at Hayward Field.

Jul
23
2014

General News. Sims, Petty Named Big 12 Athletes of the Year

Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims and quarterback Bryce Petty have been named 2013-14 Big 12 Conference Athletes of the Year, the league office announced.

Jul
23
2014

Track. Track & Field Recognized By USTFCCCA For Academics

The Baylor men's and women's track and field teams, along with 11 individuals earned All-Academic recognition from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the organization announced recently.

Jul
22
2014

Track. Bromell Wins 100-Meter Heat At IAAF World Junior Championships

To open his run at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Baylor track and field sprinter Trayvon Bromell turned in the fastest 100-meter qualifying time of 10.13 on Tuesday at Hayward Field.

Jul
22
2014

W. Tennis. Anderson Wins ITA Summer Circuit Event

Baylor women's tennis incoming freshman Kelley Anderson claimed the singles title at the ITA summer circuit event hosted by UT Arlington on Monday in Arlington, Texas.

Jul
21
2014

W. Basketball. WBB's Wallace Honored by Basketball Australia

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.

Jul
20
2014

Track. Bromell, Holmes Set For IAAF World Junior Championships

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.

Jul
18
2014

Football. Petty Placed on Walter Camp Award Watch List

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.

Jul
17
2014

Football. Football Picked Second In Preseason Big 12 Media Poll

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.

Jul
17
2014

Football. Linwood Tabbed As Doak Walker Award Candidate

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.

Jul
16
2014

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

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.

Jul
16
2014

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Earns ITA All-Academic Team Designation

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.