Faculty & Staff News: Athletics

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.

Jul
17
2016

W. Basketball. Lauren Cox Leads USA U18 to Gold Medal

Baylor freshman Lauren Cox led the USA U18 women's basketball team to the 2016 FIBA America U18 Championship title and was named the tournament's MVP.

Jul
17
2016

W. Basketball. Cox Leads USA U18 Past Puerto Rico Into Gold Medal Game

Baylor freshman Lauren Cox recorded her second straight double-double to lead the USA U18 team to victory over Puerto Rico in the USA’s 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship semifinal win over Puerto Rico.

Jul
15
2016

W. Basketball. Cox Leads USA U18 Women Past Venezuela, Into Semis

Leading from start to finish, the 2016 USA Women’s U18 National Team (3-0) wrapped up preliminary round play with a convincing 110-52 win over Venezuela (1-2) in the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Friday afternoon in Valdivia, Chile.

Jul
15
2016

Football. Football’s Russell Named to Walter Camp Watch List

Baylor senior quarterback Seth Russell was one of 40 players chosen to the 2016 Walter Camp Player of the Year award “players to watch,” the Walter Camp Football Foundation announced Friday.

Jul
14
2016

W. Basketball. Lauren Cox Leads USA U18 Women in Win Over Brazil

After trailing late in the first quarter, the 2016 USA Women's U18 National Team (2-0) got on track and steadily pulled away from Brazil (1-1) for an 80-59 win in the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Thursday night in Valdivia, Chile.

Jul
14
2016

General News. Baylor Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class

Spanning six decades and representing seven different sports, Baylor University's 57th Hall of Fame class adds eight outstanding former student-athletes, highlighted by Olympic gold medalist Darold Williamson (2002-05), two-time Ray Guy Award winner Daniel Sepulveda (2003-06) and two-time All-American Sophia Young-Malcolm (2002-06).