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Daily Bears Report 11/4/2017

Sic ‘em Bears!

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Today’s Events

Soccer

SOC Advances to Big 12 Title Match, Downs No. 16 OSU - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, KANSAS CITY, Mo. Baylor soccer (12-5-2, 4-4-1 Big 12) completely dominated and nearly led the full 90, defeating No. 16 Oklahoma State (16-2-2, 8-1-0 Big 12), 3-0, on Friday evening at Swope Soccer Village.

Baylor dominates No. 1 seed Oklahoma State in Big 12 Tournament | The Baylor Lariat, The Bears (12-5-2, 4-4-1) lost to the Cowgirls (16-2-2, 8-1-0) by a score of 1-0 in overtime in the regular season, but dominated OSU on Friday afternoon for a shot at the program’s first ever Big 12 Championship.

The winner of the Big 12 Tournament receives an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament while all other teams will wait to see if they receive an at-large bid.

Baylor head coach Paul Jobson said it was an outstanding team effort against the Cowgirls, but that the defense was especially good in the win.

Cowgirl soccer falls to Baylor in Big 12 semifinals | Sports Extra | tulsaworld.com, Top-seeded Oklahoma State had its winning streak snapped Friday in the semifinals of the Big 12 Soccer Championship as the Cowgirls lost 3-0 to fifth-seeded Baylor at Swope Soccer Village

Equestrian

EQ Strides Past No. 7 TCU for Road Win - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, SPRINGTOWN, Texas – No. 9 Baylor equestrian (2-3, 1-1 Big 12) earned a closely-fought road win over conference foe, No. 7 TCU (2-3, 0-1) on Friday afternoon at Turning Point Ranch.

Tennis

MT Concludes Play at Oracle ITA National Fall Championships - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor men's tennis closed out the fall season on day three of the 2017 Oracle ITA National Fall Championships at Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif. Friday.

Van Zyl Splits on Friday - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site
Baylor women’s tennis senior Theresa Van Zyl split in consolation singles action on Friday at the Oracle ITA Fall National Championships at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Golf

Womens Golf Tied for Sixth in Battle at the Beach - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor women’s golf is tied for sixth place after shooting 6-over-par 290 in Friday’s first round of the Battle at the Beach at Club Campestre San Jose. BU is nine strokes back of the lead with two rounds remaining.

Volleyball

Preview: No. 24 Volleyball Ready For No. 19 Iowa State - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site,, No. 24 Baylor volleyball (19-5, 9-2 Big 12) looks for its third win over a ranked opponent as it hosts No. 19 Iowa State (17-4, 7-3) Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Ferrell Center.

Football

Five Keys to #SicKU - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor’s injury list this week was long and sobering, with middle linebacker Clay Johnston and receiver Pooh Stricklin likely lost for the rest of the season and quarterback Zach Smith doubtful with an AC sprain in his right (throwing) shoulder.

Go Play For George Deleone. He Will Take Care Of Your Son - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, When John Fruhmorgen started looking around for a place where his son could go play college football, he called on his longtime friend and former Miami Dolphins teammate, Doug Marrone.

Beat up Bears try to find winning formula at Kansas | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, As the record setting quarterback for Lake Travis High School, Charlie Brewer played with the kind of swagger and confidence that was needed to lead his team to the Class

John Werner's college picks: Banged-up Bears have too much to overcome | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, Heading into the final month of the regular season, Baylor and Kansas are both desperate to win their first Big 12 game.

Basketball

INTERVIEW: Baylor Center Kalani Brown, Kalani Brown, Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year, spoke with Summitt Hoops at the NCAA Women’s Basketball National Media Day yesterday at ESPN.

Baylor WBB ranked number 3 in preseason poll - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |, For the third year in a row and the sixth time overall, the No. 3 Lady Bears are ranked in the Top 5 of the Preseason Associated Press Top 25 Poll.

Title IX Safety Survey

Baylor releases results of student survey regarding Title IX climate | Higher Education | wacotrib.com, According to a newly released survey, 62.5 percent of Baylor University students believe the school would very likely or likely take a report of sexual misconduct seriously, while 21 percent

Waco: Most BU students feel safe, survey finds, The results of a survey released Friday show that most of the more than 4,000 Baylor students who responded feel safe from sexual harassment or violence.

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