Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
Baylor soccer's 2014 season started off on the right foot with a balanced 1-0 overtime win over Rice on Friday evening at Betty Lou Mays Field.
While neither side started fast the way they wanted, the Baylor defense seemed to get the best of it in a brief 40-minute scrimmage under the lights at McLane Stadium on Friday night.
Starting Friday, Baylor fans can purchase single-game or season tickets to catch the Bears in action this season.
Baylor women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the release of his team's 2014-15 schedule on Friday, which is highlighted by hosting duties for the 2015 Big 12 and NCAA Championships.
Baylor soccer begins its 2014 season this weekend with a pair of home matches at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field. On Friday at 7 p.m. CT, the Bears will face Rice before hosting Houston Baptist on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Baylor football seniors Antwan Goodley, Bryce Hager, Levi Norwood and Bryce Petty were four of 36 Big 12 athletes placed on the 2015 Reese's Senior Bowl watch list, which was announced recently.
Baylor football players Antwan Goodley, Shock Linwood and Bryce Petty earned a spot on the 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list, which was announced Wednesday at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce East Texas Kickoff Luncheon.
Baylor women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the addition of former Texas women's tennis player Elizabeth Begley as the program's new volunteer assistant coach on Tuesday.
Before a record crowd of 1,200 at Tuesday's Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Kickoff Luncheon, Baylor head coach Art Briles was announced as this year's winner of the Dave Campbell Award for "significant contributions to the sport of football in Central Texas."
McLane Stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that will enhance the in-game fan experience like never before.
Baylor earned a ranking of No. 10 in the preseason AP Top 25, after garnering 966 points in the poll that was released Sunday.
Baylor soccer dropped a 2-0 decision at No. 8 Florida on Saturday evening at James G. Pressly Stadium in the Bears' final exhibition match before starting the 2014 regular season next weekend.
Walking across the Sheila and Walter Umphrey Bridge and into McLane Stadium for the first time, head coach Art Briles and the Baylor football team took a moment to soak it all in before going through Saturday's one-hour scrimmage.
In graduation ceremonies held at the Ferrell Center on Saturday, Aug. 16, 13 Baylor student-athletes from six sports earned their bachelor's (10) or master's degree (3).
Baylor soccer heads to Gainesville, Florida, this weekend for its final exhibition match before starting the 2014 season. The Bears will face No. 8 Florida on Saturday at 6 p.m. CT.
Baylor senior quarterback Bryce Petty is among 32 signal callers on the Manning Award preseason watch list, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced Thursday. The Manning Award recognizes the country's top quarterback and is the only QB award that takes into account the nominee's bowl performance.
For the second consecutive year, Baylor soccer junior forward Bri Campos was selected to the 12-person 2014 Preseason All-Big 12 Team, the league announced Thursday.
The Big 12 Conference released its entire men's basketball schedule on Thursday. Baylor is slated to play 17 of its 18 conference games on ESPN networks, along with an additional game on CBS.
Baylor soccer was chosen fourth in the Big 12 preseason poll, the league announced Wednesday.
The Baylor Lady Bear basketball team will open conference play on Jan. 3, 2015, the Big 12 Conference announced today when it released the league schedule.