Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
Over the last two months, 13 returning players from the 2014 Baylor baseball squad played in various summer collegiate leagues throughout the country to keep improving their respective skills.
At 54 years old, Walter Abercrombie almost reluctantly figures that he's "not that young anymore." But the former Baylor and NFL standout running back is one of the "youngsters" in the latest class of inductees for the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame that was released Wednesday.
With the 2014 regular season rapidly approaching, Baylor soccer will host its annual Meet The Bears scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 9. Free and open to the public, the event at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field will begin at 5:30 p.m. CT.
Baylor cross country head coach Todd Harbour announced the unveiling of his team's 2014 schedule Wednesday.
With a healthy Bryce Hager at middle linebacker, Baylor had one of the most dominant defenses in the country. Through the first eight games of last season, the Bears were ranked in the top 10 nationally, giving up just 15.4 points and 306.1 yards per game.
Baylor student-athletes set numerous academic records in 2013-14. The cumulataive GPA for all 19 teams is a 3.25.
Baylor track and field freshman Trayvon Bromell ran the second leg on the United States' gold-medal winning 4x100-meter relay team that posted a 38.70 on Saturday at the IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field.
Baylor track and field freshman TJ Holmes took third in the IAAF World Junior Championships 400-hurdle finals with a time of 50.07 Friday at Hayward Field.
Three Baylor women's golf student-athletes were selected to the 2013-14 Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Team, as announced by the WGCA.
Baylor track and field freshman TJ Holmes made the IAAF World Junior Championships 400-hurdle final by winning his heat of semifinal competition in 50.80 Thursday at Hayward Field.
Five former Baylor football players will be recognized as Baylor Football Legends during select 2014 home football games, Baylor officials announced Thursday.
Baylor men's basketball student-athletes Brady Heslip and Logan Lowery were honored as members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, which recognizes student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2013-14 season.
Baylor track and field sprinter Trayvon Bromell took second in the 100-meter final of the IAAF World Junior Championships with a time of 10.28 on Wednesday at Hayward Field.
Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims and quarterback Bryce Petty have been named 2013-14 Big 12 Conference Athletes of the Year, the league office announced.
The Baylor men's and women's track and field teams, along with 11 individuals earned All-Academic recognition from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the organization announced recently.
To open his run at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Baylor track and field sprinter Trayvon Bromell turned in the fastest 100-meter qualifying time of 10.13 on Tuesday at Hayward Field.
Baylor women's tennis incoming freshman Kelley Anderson claimed the singles title at the ITA summer circuit event hosted by UT Arlington on Monday in Arlington, Texas.
Incoming freshman women's basketball player Kristy Wallace, who hails from the Australian state of Queensland, was recently named Basketball Australia's 2013 Junior Female Player of the Year.
Baylor track and field athletes Trayvon Bromell and TJ Holmes will represent the United States at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships Tuesday through Sunday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
Baylor senior quarterback Bryce Petty was listed among "players to watch" for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award in a 50-player preseason watch list released Friday by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.