COLLEGE STATION, Texas – No. 18/16 Baylor softball (38-17) saw more postseason heroics, highlighted by a no-hitter by Gia Rodoni in a 6-0 win over McNeese (41-21) to punch BU's ticket into the College Station Regional finals on Saturday evening at Davis Diamond.
Baylor women's golf improved by 18 strokes and carded a 7-over-par 295 in Saturday's second round at the NCAA Championship, climbing five spots into a tie for 16th place at 32-over-par 608. The Bears had the second-best round of the 12 teams in the afternoon wave and the eighth-best round in the 24-team field.
No. 27 Baylor baseball fought for a 6-2 win vs. West Virginia in the series rubber match on Saturday afternoon at Monongalia County Ballpark. The Bears (32-19, 13-11) used a three-run fourth inning to down the Mountaineers (27-25, 9-15).
Baylor men's tennis junior Johannes Schretter has been selected to participate in NCAA individual championship action starting May 23 in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Baylor women's golf is in 21st place after shooting 25-over-par 313 in Friday's first round of the NCAA Championship at Karsten Creek Golf Club. The Bears are six shots back of the 15-team cut to advance to Monday's fourth round and 12 strokes back of the eight-team cut to move on to match play.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – No. 18/16 Baylor softball (36-16, 12-6 Big 12) dug an early hole that was too much to overcome, dropping game one, 11-10, to McNeese (40-19, 18-9 Southland) on Friday afternoon at Davis Diamond to open play in the NCAA College Station Regional.
No. 27 Baylor baseball garnered a 4-1 win vs. West Virginia on Friday afternoon at Monongalia County Ballpark to even the series. The Bears (31-19, 12-11) used good pitching and timely hitting to defeat the Mountaineers (27-24, 9-14) and guarantee themselves a .500 record of better in Big 12 play and a chance at spots No. 4-6 in the league standings.
In a lot of ways, Jessie Scroggins and Kyla Walker are your typical 1-2, table-setter hitters with speed to burn, phenomenal on-base percentages and the ability to bunt, slap, hit away and steal bases.
For what is now the fifth time in eight years, Baylor trumpeters have won first place at the National Trumpet Competition! Every year, the NTC brings in the top young trumpet players from around the country. This year, the Baylor Gold team took first in the small ensemble division at the competition in Kentucky, upholding […]
After a stellar outdoor season and performance at last weekend's Big 12 Championship, Baylor track and field had junior Kiana Horton earn Big 12 Performer of the Year while Aaliyah Miller was named the Big 12 Freshman of the Year, the league office announced Friday.
May 15, 2018
Article by Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., APR, an assistant professor in the department of journalism, public relations and new media, about her new book “Public Relations Ethics: Senior PR Pros Tell Us How to Speak Up and Keep Your Job.” The insights from she and co-author Amy Oliver Barnes are based on in-depth interviews with 58 members of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows and Arthur W. Page Society and survey research.
May 18, 2018
AUDIO: On this week’s episode of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviewed Jeremy Everett, founder and executive director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University, which since its founding in 2009, has grown to become a national leader in the fight against hunger. Everett discusses what hunger looks like in Texas communities, shares the importance of public and private partnerships to address food insecurity and shares the vision of eliminating food insecurity in Texas. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.
WACO, Texas (May 18, 2018) – This summer, <a href="http://www.baylor.edu/missions"><b>Baylor Missions</b></a> is sending its largest group ever – 19 teams of 294 students, faculty, staff and alumni – to 11 different countries, including England, Ghana, Guatemala, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia, as well as two domestic locations in Dallas and Washington, D.C.
Salt Lake Tribune: Officer Joe Ingles? Firefighter Alec Burks? How this year’s Jazz inspired NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’
May 17, 2018
Derek Haas, B.A. (Journalism) ’91, M.A. (English) ’95, co-creator of the NBC drama “Chicago Fire,” left a trail of “Easter eggs,” some Baylor related, for Utah Jazz fans in the show’s season finale. Haas and Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, B.S. (Physical Education) ’92, were at Baylor together and were in the same circle of friends. Characters also were named after former Baylor basketball student-athletes and Jazz players Ekpe Udoh, B.S.Ed. (General Studies) ’11, and Royce O’Neale, B.S.Ed. (General Studies) ’15. Udoh actually had a cameo in an episode of the “Chicago Fire” spin-off “Chicago P.D.”
San Francisco State News: SF State recognizes 12 outstanding graduates during 2018 Commencement ceremony
May 18, 2018
Incoming Baylor Ph.D. student Steven Machek was one of 12 outstanding graduates chosen to represent San Francisco State University’s six academic colleges during commencement May 12 at AT&T Park. Machek, a powerlifter, earned his B.S. in dietetics because he wanted to learn about how to maintain healthy weight through better nutrition. While working toward his master’s degree, Machek was a researcher in the Muscle Physiology Laboratory and a founding member of the kinesiology department’s Strength and Conditioning Club. He hopes to become a college professor and share his knowledge, experience and passion with others.
May 17, 2018
Kaitlyn Sheroke, a senior at Katy Independent School District Seven Lakes High School (SLHS), has been awarded the prestigious Gold Medal Scholastic Writing Award for her short story titled “Sirenia.” Kaitlyn will be traveling to New York City to be recognized during the annual Carnegie Hall ceremony on June 7. Kaitlyn will attend Baylor University in the fall.
Waco Salvation Army organization, "The HeART of the Homeless," gives an outlet for homeless children and adults through painting, drawing and craft making. Their art, as well as a book compilation, will be displayed at a reception Thursday at the East Waco Library. J.H. Hines volunteer Ashely Bean Thorton, senior director of Informed Engagement and Continuous Improvement at Baylor, helped with the book project aimed at strengthening reading skills for kindergartners and first-graders at J.H. Hines Elementary.
No. 27 Baylor baseball lost a 2-1 game vs. West Virginia on Thursday evening at Monongalia County Ballpark. The Bears (30-19, 11-11) took an early lead but the Mountaineers (27-23, 9-13) rallied late to win.
Baylor extended its program-record with its eighth-straight postseason berth, the 13th appearance all-time, all coming under 18th-year head coach Glenn Moore.