Spring Break Sports Round UpMarch 18, 1997
The Baylor baseball team secured a spot in the top 25 with a 52 record over the break. The Bears swept a three-game series from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. The Bears won with scores of 76, 134 and 123. Baylor then returned home and dropped one game to University of Southern Mississippi, 167. Then, the Bears took a series from Texas, winning two games out of three. The scores were 75, 56 and 74. The Bears return to action at 6 p.m. Wednesday against Southwest Texas State University at Ferrell Field.
The No. 22-ranked Baylor softball team went 76 in two tournaments over the break. The Bears posted a 32 record in the University of Oklahoma Tournament. They defeated Stephen F. Austin and Notre Dame twice. The team then traveled to Houston where they participated in the Houston Tournament. The Bears went 44 in the tournament and defeated Texas Lutheran University twice, Northwood University and Rutgers, improving their record to 2312 in the pre-Big 12 season. Baylor's next series is a doubleheader against Sam Houston State University at 5 p.m.
The Bears won all four of their matches over the break, defeating Texas Tech University, 63; Florida State University, 54; the University of Kansas, 81; and the University of Missouri, 71. The Bears record now stands at 72. Baylor's next match is 1:30 p.m. Wednesday versus Southwest Texas State at Streich Tennis Courts.
The Baylor men's team hit the road last week and came home victorious. The Bears defeated Texas Tech University, 52, and the University of Nebraska 52. The wins improve the Bears' record to 65. Baylor's next match is 1:30 p.m. Friday against the University of Oklahoma at the Streich Tennis Courts.
The Bears finished in 14th place in the Betsy Rawls Invitational Tournament. Baylor's next tournament is March 25-27 at the University of Hawaii's Rainbow Wahine Invitational.
Baylor traveled to Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette, La., where the Bears finished 11 out of 15 teams. Aaron Pellegrom, a Grayson, Ga., freshman, finished the tournament in ninth place with a 220 three-round total. The Bears play at the Sam Houston State Waterwood National on March 22-23.
Jennifer Paschal / The Baylor Lariat
Christie O' Meara, a Newport Beach, Calif., sophomore, practices her serve Monday afternoon at women's tennis practice. The Lady Bears won all four of their matches over spring break and now continue play with a record of 7-2.
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