Twitter was golden yesterday, but more on that later. Right now, I'm so unspeakably exhausted from trying and failing to prepare for finals that I refuse to be held responsible for the bizarre things I write in this report.
Results and Accolades
Women's tennis head coach Joey Scrivano was named Big 12 Coach of the Year yesterday. It was his fifth time to earn the award while at Baylor. Women's Tennis also landed two doubles teams and three singles players on the All-Big 12 team.
With a 2-1 victory over Texas at Getterman Stadium last night, softball clinched a second-place finish in the Big 12.
Baylor's Whitney Canion helped her team finish at its highest point in the Big 12 standings since her arrival in 2009 by three-hitting the Texas Longhorns in a 2-1 victory Tuesday night.
The Baylor men's tennis team had three singles players and one doubles duo garner a spot on the All-Big 12 team, the conference announced on Tuesday. In singles, Diego Galeano, Julian Lenz and Patrick Pradella were all recognized, while in doubles Pradella and partner Mate Zsiga tallied the honor.
Recruiting and News of Sports Future
Less than two weeks after signing nationally-recognized sprinter Malik Wilson, track and field confirmed the signing of sprinter Kevin Harris of Texarkana. Harris holds the top prep time in the 200m nationally, and will join Wilson and world junior record holder Trayvon Bromell next season.
Kim Mulkey's dynasty chugs on with yesterday's signing of Australian combo guard Kristy Wallace. Wallace, a Queensland native, has extensive experience in international play and brings scoring ability that will help replenish what the team is losing in Odyssey Sims and Makenzie Robertson.
Women's golf is headed to the East Regional in the NCAA national championships. Baylor is ranked fourteenth in the regional, and the top eight teams will advance to the national finals. The regional takes place in Tallahassee, Florida.
Notable Blatherings of the Twitterverse
There are a lot of them. First, Bryce Petty continues to be a teddy bear:
Tim Duncan is probably more mild-mannered than you:
That LeBron James app is nothing compared to this Tim Duncan one: pic.twitter.com/nc4YnWWopa— Pounding the Rock (@poundingtherock) May 7, 2014
Shaq Fu, a video game so terrible that there is a website devoted to its eradication, is getting a sequel:
Kevin Durant took home NBA MVP with an incredible speech, an abbreviated video of which can be found here:
Kevin Durant won his first MVP Award today. He accepted the award by delivering this incredibly emotional speech. http://t.co/mW7xFL2Dtk— ESPN (@espn) May 7, 2014