Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
Between them, seniors Nina Davis, Alexis Jones, Khadijah Cave and Alexis Prince have scored 5,440 points in their Baylor careers and racked up nine Big 12 regular-season or tournament championships.
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Baylor softball will postpone today’s scheduled Big 12 opener with the Kansas Jayhawks, announced Friday by the teams’ head coaches.
The Baylor track and field team will continue its outdoor slate by traveling to the Roadrunners Invitational hosted by UTSA at the Park West Athletics Complex in San Antonio, Texas, Friday and Saturday.
Baylor women’s basketball sophomore Kalani Brown and senior Nina Davis were named All-Region 3 nominees for 2017 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches All-America team on Thursday evening. The selection committee will select 10 players from the All-Region list of 52 to receive 2017 WBCA All-America recognition.
No. 14 Baylor baseball hosts No. 15 Oklahoma in a three-game Big 12 Conference series this weekend. Games are slated for 6:35 p.m. CT Friday on FOX College Sports, 3:05 p.m. Saturday on FOX Sports Plus and 12:05 p.m. Sunday on FOX Sports Southwest.
Baylor equestrian (10-4, 3-1 Big 12) is prepped and ready to host the 2017 Big 12 Equestrian Championship, running March 24-25 at the Willis Family Equestrian Center.
Fifth-ranked and top-seeded Baylor (32-3, 17-1 Big 12) will meet 13th-ranked and fourth-seeded Louisville (29-7, 12-4 ACC) in the Sweet Sixteen for the second time all-time on Friday, March 24, inside Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The No. 15 Baylor women’s tennis team (13-4) secured a 4-0 victory over Texas A&M (10-8) at Hurd Tennis Center on Wednesday night. The win, which ended an eight-game losing streak to the Aggies, keeps the Lady Bears undefeated at home, 10-0, on the season.
No. 14/22 Baylor baseball posted an 8-6 win over Dallas Baptist on Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (17-4) used great defense and good hitting to take down the Patriots (13-7) on a second straight Tuesday.
No. 14/14 Baylor softball (26-5) was lifted by solid pitching and timely hitting, taking a 4-1 win over Sam Houston State (12-15) on Tuesday evening at Getterman Stadium.
Baylor faces South Carolina in the 2017 NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinals Friday on TBS.
Baylor men's tennis sophomore Juan Benitez was named the Big 12 Player of the Week Tuesday, after going 3-0 in singles play against top-50 ranked players, and winning two out of his three doubles matches alongside Will Little, at the BNP Paribas Collegiate Challenge Presented by Oracle this past weekend in Indian Wells, Calif.
Baylor men’s golf claimed its third tournament title in its last four events by shooting 33-under-par 831 over three rounds at the Linger Longer Invitational. The Bears shot 7-under 281 in Tuesday’s final round at Great Waters Golf Course.
The No. 15 Baylor women’s tennis team (12-4) challenges No. 20 Texas A&M (10-7) at Hurd Tennis Center on Wednesday, March 22. First serve is set for 5 p.m. (CT) in Waco.
Senior Blair Shankle was named Big 12 Co-Player of the Week after guiding the Lady Bears to a win over No. 32 USC, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon. It is the second weekly conference honor for Shankle this season (Feb. 7) and the fifth of her career.
Following three-straight wins over ranked opponents, the Baylor men’s tennis team jumped to No. 4 nationally in the latest Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Division I Men’s National Rankings, the ITA announced Tuesday.
Baylor equestrian landed 17 combined Academic All-Big 12 selections, including 15 first teamers to lead all three Big 12 teams, announced Tuesday afternoon by the conference office.
Baylor 86, Cal 46
No. 14/15 Baylor softball (25-5) faces Sam Houston State (12-14) in the final nonconference game before the conference opener series at Kansas, hosting the Bobkats on Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Getterman Stadium.
Baylor 86, Cal 46