Faculty & Staff News: Athletics

May
27
2017

Softball. No. 15 Baylor Softball Falls to No. 2 Arizona on Walk-off

TUCSON, Ariz. – No. 15-seeded Baylor softball (46-13) rallied late to tie the game, but dropped a 3-2 walk-off loss to No. 2 Arizona (52-7) on Friday afternoon at Hillenbrand Stadium, opening play in the best-of-three Tucson Super Regional.

May
26
2017

M. Golf. Men's Golf in Fifth after Day One at NCAA Championships

Baylor men's golf is tied for fifth place after day one at the 2017 NCAA Championships. Friday's first round play was suspended due to darkness with the Bears sitting at 3-under-par late in the round.

May
26
2017

Track & Field. Track & Field Qualifies Five More For NCAA Outdoor Championships

Baylor's track and field team had five student-athletes, Taylor Bennett, George Caddick, Kiana Hawn, Wil London and Maxwell Willis, earn a spot into the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday during the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

May
26
2017

M. Tennis. Benitez, Little Make NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals

The Baylor men’s tennis duo of Juan Benitez and Will Little recorded the upset of the doubles draw by taking down second-ranked and third-seeded Johannes Ingildsen and Alfredo Perez of Florida in the round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles Championship Friday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

May
26
2017

W. Tennis. Shankle’s NCAA Run Ends in Round of 16

By earning a Top 16 seed in the NCAA Singles Championship and advancing to the Round of 16, senior Blair Shankle earned her first career singles All-American award. She is a two-time doubles All-American, earning distinction in 2014 and 2015.

May
26
2017

Softball. Selman, Rodoni Give Softball 1-2 Punch in the Circle

You have to go back almost 10 years to find the last time that Baylor softball went into a season without a proven ace. Or, even knowing who that ace might be.

May
25
2017

Softball. No. 15 SB Faces No. 2 Arizona in Tucson Super Regional

WACO, Texas – The No. 15-seed Baylor Lady Bears (46-12) looks to punch its ticket into the Women’s College World Series, facing No. 2-seed Arizona (51-7) in the Tucson Super Regional at Hillenbrand Stadium on the campus at the University of Arizona, running May 26-28 in Tucson, Ariz.

May
25
2017

Softball. SB’s Cargill Tabbed CoSIDA Academic All-American

WACO, Texas – Baylor softball’s Lindsey Cargill was named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Softball Second Team, announced by the organization on Thursday.

May
25
2017

Track & Field. Rhodes Punches Ticket To NCAA Outdoor Championships

On the first day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Baylor pole vaulter Annie Rhodes secured her spot at the national meet in Eugene, Ore., while seven other student-athletes qualified for the quarterfinal round in track events Thursday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

May
25
2017

M. Golf. No. 5 Men's Golf Heads to NCAA Championships

The No. 5-ranked Baylor men's golf team plays heads to Sugar Grove, Ill., to play in the 2017 NCAA Championships, which runs Friday through Wednesday at Rich Harvest Farms.

May
25
2017

W. Tennis. Shankle Moves On in NCAA Singles Championship

With a two-set victory on Thursday morning, Baylor women’s tennis senior Blair Shankle advanced to the NCAA Singles Championship Round of 16. She bested Ivy League automatic qualifier and No. 119-ranked Kana Daniel of Pennsylvania, 6-3, 6-4, to earn her 11th win in a row and her 13th over a ranked foe.

May
25
2017

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Duo Wins Opening NCAA Doubles Match

The Baylor men’s tennis duo of Juan Benitez and Will Little was victorious in the opening round of NCAA Doubles Championship Thursday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

May
25
2017

Baseball. No. 5 Baseball Eliminated by No. 1 Texas Tech

No. 5 seed Baylor baseball was eliminated from the 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship by No. 1 seed and No. 3 nationally ranked Texas Tech in a 4-1 decision on Thursday morning at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The Bears (34-21) had scoring chances every inning but the Red Raiders' (43-14) pitching hung tough.

May
25
2017

M. Basketball. MBB to Play at Florida in 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge

Baylor men’s basketball will play at Florida in the fifth-annual Big 12/SEC Challenge Presented By Sonic.

May
24
2017

M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Concludes NCAA Singles Championship Action

Three Baylor men’s tennis players all lost in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championship Wednesday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

May
24
2017

Track & Field. Track & Field Rolls Into NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

Baylor will have a total of 34 entries in the field at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships, which run Thursday through Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

May
24
2017

W. Tennis. Shankle Advances in NCAA Championship

Baylor women’s tennis senior Blair Shankle advanced to the round of 32 of the NCAA Championship with a two set victory, 6-2, 6-4, in the opening round on Wednesday morning. She bested No. 42-ranked Brittany Lindl of Tennessee for her 10th consecutive win and her 12th over a ranked opponent.

May
24
2017

W. Golf. Amy Lee Named Women’s Golf All-American

Baylor women’s golf junior Amy Lee has been named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-America second team. She’s the fourth All-American in program history, joining Hayley Davis, Dylan Kim and Laura Lonardi.

May
24
2017

Baseball. No. 5 Baseball Falls to No. 4 West Virginia

No. 5 seed Baylor baseball fell 11-1 in seven innings to No. 4 West Virginia in the first game of the 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship on Wednesday morning at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The Bears (34-20) were unable to overcome the Mountaineers (33-22) big, seven-run first inning.

May
23
2017

Baseball. No. 5 Baseball Begins Big 12 Championship vs. No. 4 WVU

No. 5 seed Baylor baseball beings the 2017 Phillips Big 12 Baseball Championship at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark Wednesday vs. No. 4 West Virginia at 9 a.m. CT on FOX College Sports.