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Acrobatics & Tumbling, Softball, Football, Nutrition & Other Stuff

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Our hearts and prayers are united with our nation and Las Vegas in mourning.

"Hundreds of our fellow citizens are now mourning the loss of a loved one," President Trump said at a press conference. "We cannot fathom their pain. We cannot imagine their loss. To the families of the victims, we are praying for you, and we are here for you."

“Be merciful to me, Lord, for I am in distress; my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and body with grief” (Psalm 31:9, NIV). My heart is broken, my mind exhausted. I cry out to you and hardly know what to ask. All I can do is tell you how I feel and ask you to “keep track of all my sorrows. Collect all my tears in your bottle and record each one in your book” as I pour them out to you (Psalm 56:8, NLT). Amen.

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2017 World Championships

A&T's Bravo to Represent USA at 2017 World Championships - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor acrobatics & tumbling incoming junior-transfer Hope Bravo earned a spot to represent the 2017 USA Gymnastics Senior Elite Trampoline & Tumbling National Team at the World Championships on Nov. 9-19 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Hall of Fame Spotlight

Hall of Fame 2017 Spotlight: Jeff Jackson - Baylor University Official Athletic Site
As the top-ranked hurdler in the nation coming out of North Garland High School in 1992, Jeff Jackson had scholarship offers from all over the country.

Softball

SB Releases 2018 Schedule - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site
WACO, Texas – Baylor softball released its full slate for the 2018 season, including 18 home games at Getterman Stadium, announced Monday afternoon by 18th-year head coach Glenn Moore.

Soccer

SOC Falls to No. 19 OSU in Fourth-Straight OT Match - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, STILLWATER, Okla. Baylor soccer (7-3-2, 1-2-1) took another strong advantage in shots and offensive pressure, but a late run and header goal lifted No. 19 Oklahoma State (10-1-2, 3-0-0) over the Bears, 1-0, in the 98th minute at Cowgirl Soccer Complex.

Football

Bears still believing in process despite 0-5 start | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, “We’re going to have to get a lot better,” Rhule said. “When we’ll get good enough to win these games, I don’t know. I’m definitely pleased with their progress, I’m pleased with their work ethic, I’m pleased with how we’ve improved on third down. We’ve improved in a lot of areas that’s keeping us in games. If we would have played these two teams the first two weeks it might have been pretty ugly. “

Kliff Kingsbury on the OSU defense: 'They pretty much dominated the game up front', Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury had some strong praise for the Oklahoma State defense after the Cowboys' big win.

Baylor coach Matt Rhule defends decision to play QB Charlie Brewer, Baylor Bears burned Charlie Brewer's redshirt on Saturday. Matt Rhule defended the decision after the game and on the teleconference.

Monday Rewind: Lingering thoughts from K-State's 33-20 win over Baylor | The Wichita Eagle, Kansas State Wildcats defeated Baylor 33-20 on Saturday at Snyder Family Stadium. Here are some lingering thoughts from the game.

K-State Football: Report Card vs Baylor Bears, FanSided, K-State football hosted a Baylor team with no wins Saturday afternoon. In a game that was much closer than it should have been, K-State survived.

Big 12 Special Teams Player of Week 5: Matthew McCrane sinks Baylor, Kansas State kicker Matthew McCrane knocked in all four of his field goal attempts to help beat the Baylor Bears on Saturday afternoon.

Legends

Sports Nutrition Center

Athletic nutrition center preps performance through food | The Baylor Lariat, Nutrition is an important aspect of healthy living and prosperous growth, especially for athletes.

For student athletes, it can be hard to maintain a balanced diet with classes, homework, practices and game days.

The Beauchamp Athletics Nutrition Center (the BANC) focuses on feeding Baylor student athletes and providing a variety of food options every day.

Media Fodder

Alumni-Elected Regent Nomination Period Opens | Media Communications | Baylor University, Like all accredited universities, Baylor is governed by an independent Board of Regents who strive to reflect the University's many constituencies.

Though this volunteer board brings to their service to Baylor a variety of backgrounds, interests and areas of expertise, Regents share a single goal: the continued advancement and support of an academically strong and Christ-centered Baylor University.

In June 2016, Baylor University welcomed the first alumni-elected Regents to service on the Board of Regents. Alumni-elected Regents serve three-year terms. However, the 2016 appointees were installed with one-, two- and three-year terms to allow the election process to commence. As Alumni-elected Regents complete their terms, the graduates of Baylor University will elect or re-elect Alumni-elected Regents.

In the 2017-18 election cycle, nominees will be accepted for two Alumni-elected Regent seats. Six candidates will be selected from the nominees. The two candidates with the largest number of alumni votes will be selected as Alumni-elected Regents.

Baylor Bruins speak out after lawsuit. - YouTube, "Lariat TV News" View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Baylor reports 11 on-campus rapes for 2016, down from 23 in 2015 | Higher Education | wacotrib.com,

Texas A&M University's main campus in College Station of over 64,000 students listed 30 on-campus reports of rape in 2016.

Eleven on-campus rapes were reported at Baylor University in 2016.

Southern Methodist University, its Dallas campus holding about 11,000 students, listed five reports of rape.