Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
Baylor baseball took down Niagara 21-6 in the second game of a doubleheader to sweep its season-opening series on Saturday evening at Baylor Ballpark.
The 13th-ranked Baylor men's tennis team bounced back from its first loss of the season to upset No. 10 Georgia, 4-2, Saturday in consolation play at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
Baylor men's golf shot its best-ever team round on a par-72 course with a 20-under-par 268 in Saturday's second round at The All-American Intercollegiate, presented by Coca-Cola. The Bears have a two-round total of 24-under 552, giving them a 12-shot lead entering Sunday's final round.
No. 23/24 Baylor softball (6-2) ran out to a 5-3 win over Lamar (2-6) on the third day of the weekend’s Getterman Classic on Saturday morning at Getterman Stadium.
Nina Davis had a season-high 23 points along with 10 rebounds and fourth-ranked Baylor beat Oklahoma State 89-67 to move back into a share of first place in the Big 12 Conference.
Baylor baseball won the first game of a doubleheader vs. Niagara on Saturday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark.
The Baylor women's distance medley relay squad of Gabby Satterlee, Kiana Hawn, Alison Andrews-Paul and Maggie Montoya produced a season-best time of 11:05.68, while placing seventh at the Alex Wilson Invitational Saturday at the Loftus Sports Center.
Johnathan Motley had 19 points for Baylor. Manu Lecomte had 16 points and Jo Lual-Acuil 11.
Seventeenth-year Baylor women’s basketball head coach Kim Mulkey is one of four Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame women’s committee finalists, the organization announced on NBATV Saturday morning. Members of the 2017 Class will be announced at the 2017 Women’s Final Four in Dallas, Texas.
The Baylor women’s tennis team passed its first road test with flying colors, toppling No. 23 Northwestern, 5-2, to remain undefeated, 6-0, on the young season on Friday night. It is the first ranked win of the season for the Lady Bears, who are off to a 6-0 start for the seventh time in program history and the fourth time under BU head coach Joey Scrivano.
Baylor baseball earned a 7-3 win in its season-opener vs. Niagara on Friday evening at Baylor Ballpark.
Baylor men’s golf is in second place after the first day of play at The All-American Intercollegiate at Golf Club of Houston. The Bears shot 4-under 284, placing them five strokes back of Houston (-9).
The 13th-ranked Baylor men's tennis team suffered its first loss of the season, falling to No. 4 California, 4-2, Friday in the first round of the ITA National Team Indoor Championships at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
No. 23/24 Baylor softball (5-2) saw its second-straight combined shutout from the pitching staff, squeaking out a 1-0 win over Grand Canyon (7-1) in day two of the weekend’s Getterman Classic on Friday evening at Getterman Stadium.
Due to an inclement Sunday weather forecast, Baylor baseball will play a doubleheader on Saturday vs. Niagara to finish the season-opening series. First game will start as normally scheduled at 2:05 p.m. CT and the series finale will start approximately one hour after the first game is done.
In an effort to keep its women’s distance medley relay qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships, Baylor's track and field team will have five runners travel to the Alex Wilson Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind., Saturday.