Students News

Apr
19
2015

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Clinches Big 12 Title Outright

The eighth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team produced a 4-0 shutout over Kansas State to win the Big 12 regular season title outright Sunday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Apr
19
2015

Baseball. Baseball's Sunday Game at No. 17 OK State Suspended

Baylor's game at No. 17 Oklahoma State has been suspended in the sixth inning.

Apr
18
2015

Track. T&F Claims Nine Michael Johnson Classic Event Titles

Before inclement weather forced the cancellation of the Michael Johnson Classic meet, Baylor track and field athletes tallied nine event crowns at Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium Saturday.

Apr
18
2015

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Clinches Third-Straight Big 12 Crown

The second-ranked Baylor men's tennis team took care of business with a 4-1 victory over No. 16 Texas Tech Saturday at the McLeod Tennis Center.

Apr
18
2015

Baseball. Baseball Drops Series Opener at No. 17 Oklahoma State

Baylor (14-23, 4-9) dropped the series opener at No. 17 Oklahoma State (25-12, 9-4) in a 10-4 decision Saturday afternoon at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.

Apr
18
2015

General News. Big 12 Hosts Third 'State of College Athletics' Forum

This Monday, April 20th, the Big 12 Hosts its third "State of College Athletics" Forum.

Apr
18
2015

Softball. Home Run Ball Powers No. 5 OU Past No. 17 SB to Win Series

No. 5 Oklahoma returned the favor to Baylor Saturday with an 11-3 run-rule win over the Bears at Hynes Field to take the Big 12 series two games to one.

Apr
18
2015

W. Equestrian. Equestrian's Championship Hopes Dashed with 10-6 loss to SC

The No. 2 seeded Baylor equestrian team fell short in a 10-6 loss to South Carolina in the NCEA Championship semifinals Saturday at the Extraco Center.

Apr
17
2015

Softball. No. 5 Oklahoma Rebounds to Even Series with No. 17 Softball, 5-2

Georgia Casey's bases-clearing double in the bottom of the first inning carried No. 5 Oklahoma to a 5-2 win over Baylor Friday night at Hynes Field to even the Big 12 series at a game apiece.

Apr
17
2015

W. Equestrian. Equestrian edges out OSU in NCEA Quarterfinals

The No. 2 seeded Baylor equestrian team advanced to the semifinals of the NCEA championship Friday with a dramatic comeback win against No. 10 Oklahoma State.

Apr
17
2015

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Sweeps Past No. 72 Kansas, 4-0

The eighth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team opened its season-ending homestand by blanking No. 72 Kansas, 4-0, Friday.

Apr
17
2015

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Closes Season At No. 16 Texas Tech

The second-ranked Baylor men's tennis team finishes out its regular season by playing No. 16 Texas Tech Saturday at 6 p.m. at the McLeod Tennis Center in Lubbock, Texas.

Apr
17
2015

W. Golf. Women's Golf Trio Named Academic All-Big 12

Baylor women's golfers Louise Gateau-Chovelon, Laura Lonardi and Hayley Davis were named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Golf Team, as announced Friday by the conference office. Gateau-Chovelon and Lonardi earned first-team honors, while Davis was named to the second team.

Apr
17
2015

M. Golf. Jones Selected to Palmer Cup Team USA

Baylor men's golf senior Kyle Jones has been chosen to represent the Unites States in the upcoming Palmer Cup, as announced Friday by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Jones joins Ryan Baca (2006) as the only BU players ever named to the Palmer Cup.

Apr
17
2015

M. Golf. Five Men's Golfers Named to Academic All-Big 12 Team

Baylor men's golf placed five student-athletes on the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Golf Team, as announced Friday by the conference office. Frederik Andersen, Mikkel Bjerch-Andresen, Andreas Gjesteby, Niclas Mansson and Filippo Zucchetti were all named to the first team, giving Baylor a conference-best five first-team honorees.

Apr
17
2015

National, international leaders calling on Baylor for expertise on fighting hunger

Since the beginning, Baylor’s Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) has had two goals: to develop (and implement) plans to end hunger in Texas, and to create methods that can be reproduced elsewhere around the country. THI’s work has already made an impact. THI has gathered and trained more than 1,100 community-based organizations — churches, libraries, hospitals, schools, shelters, etc. — that are […]

Apr
17
2015

Track. Track & Field Hosts Michael Johnson Classic

Baylor's track and field teams will host 15 other schools for the Michael Johnson Dr Pepper Classic at Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium Saturday.

Apr
17
2015

Austin American-Statesman: Rail bridge to honor Baylor’s ‘Immortal Ten’

April 16, 2015
Round Rock city officials have approved a plan to commemorate a rail bridge as the “Immortal Ten Bridge,” honoring the 1927 deaths of 10 Baylor University men’s basketball players, coaches and fans who were killed when the bus they were riding in collided with a train on that stretch of road. The team was traveling to nearby Austin to play a game against the University of Texas. The tragedy paved the way for the construction of railroad overpasses throughout the nation.

Apr
17
2015

Christianity Today: Died: Billy Ray Hearn, CCM Pioneer Who Discovered Amy Grant, Keith Green, and Steven Curtis Chapman

April 16, 2015
Billy Ray Hearn, a 1954 Baylor University church music graduate, died Wednesday, April 15 at the age of 85. Hearn was considered a pioneer of contemporary Christian music, and he helped launch the careers of artists Amy Grant, Keith Green, Steven Curtis Chapman, and BeBe and CeCe Winans. Hearn served on Baylor’s Board of Regents for nine years. In 2008, he was honored with the Award for Exemplary Leadership in Church Music, given by Baylor’s Center for Christian Music Studies.

Apr
17
2015

Deseret News: Nearly every college student in America has this addiction

April 16, 2015
An article about college students and texting references a study by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which shows that women college students spend an average of 10 hours each day on their cellphones, while male students average eight hours. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director in Baylor Media Communications, placed the original stories about Roberts' research.)