- Shankle Tabbed ITA Most Improved Senior - Baylor Official Athletic Site, Baylor womens tennis senior Blair Shankle received the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Womens Division I Texas Region award for Most Improved Player (Senior) on Tuesday. With the honor, she remains in consideration for the ITA Most Improved Player (Senior) national award announced on Tuesday, May 23.
- No. 16 WT Falls in NCAA Championship Second Round - Baylor Official Athletic Site, In its tightest match of the season, the No. 16 Baylor women's tennis program fell to Texas A&M, 4-3, in the NCAA Championship second round on Sunday afternoon. The loss closes the team portion of the postseason for the Lady Bears, who end the year with a 22-7 mark overall.
Baylor Tennis (M): Highlights vs. Texas
- SB Earns Six All-Region Selections for Third Straight Year - Baylor Official Athletic Site, The Baylor softball team posted six student-athletes on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Central Region teams, announced Thursday by the organization.
- NCAA notebook: Cargill breaks Baylor career hits record; Good's streak ends | Baylor Softball | wacotrib.com, After wins over Kent State and James Madison, Baylor moved into the driver’s seat in the Waco regional.
- SB Advances to Regional Final, Powers Past No. 12 JMU - Baylor Official Athletic Site, No. 15-seeded Baylor softball (45-12) punched its ticket into the NCAA Waco Regional final, knocking off the 12th-ranked James Madison Dukes (51-7) on Saturday afternoon at Getterman Stadium.
- SB's Rodoni Tosses No-Hitter in Shutout of Kent State - Baylor Official Athletic Site, No. 15-seeded Baylor softball (44-12) opened play in the NCAA Waco Regional with a dominant 1-0 win over Kent State (32-27), lifted by the program's first-ever postseason no-hitter, tossed by Gia Rodoni on Friday evening at Getterman Stadium.
- John Jakus Returns to Baylor MBB as Assistant Coach - Baylor Official Athletic Site, Baylor mens basketball has hired John Jakus as an assistant coach, head coach Scott Drew announced Friday. Jakus joins the Baylor staff after spending the past three seasons as director of operations at Gonzaga. He previously worked at Baylor as a graduate assistant during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons.
Baylor Baseball: CARPOOL KARAOKE
- Baseball Comeback Comes Up Short in KSU Rubber Match - Baylor Official Athletic Site, Baylor baseball lost a 6-5 decision to Kansas State in the second game of a doubleheader and rubber match of the series on Friday night at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (34-19, 12-12) made a late surge but it wasn't enough to take down the Wildcats (29-26, 8-16).
- Rain washes out NCAA women's golf play - San Francisco Chronicle, (AP) — Rain washed out play in the NCAA women's golf tournament Saturday at Rich Harvest Farms, forcing officials to cut the stroke-play competition to 54 holes. "With the severe weather threats that we monitored throughout Saturday morning, our committee came to the determination that, given the conditions, canceling Saturday's round was needed to maintain the overall student-athlete experience and the integrity of the championships," NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee chair Jim Fee said.
- Women's Golf in Third Place at NCAA Championships - Baylor Official Athletic Site, Baylor women's golf is in third place after shooting 23-over-par 311 in Friday's first round of the 2017 NCAA Championships. The Lady Bears tied the best score among the 12 teams in Friday's morning wave at Rich Harvest Farms.
Baylor Golf (W): First Round of NCAA Tournament
- Men's Golf Claims Stanford Regional Title - Baylor Official Athletic Site, Baylor men's golf made a late rally to win its first-ever NCAA Regional title, matching Stanford with a three-round total of 17-under-par 823 at the Stanford (Calif.) Regional. With the win, Baylor earned the seventh NCAA Championships berth in program history.
Track & Field
- Track & Field Earns 34 Entries To NCAA West Preliminary Rounds - Baylor Official Athletic Site, Baylor's track and field teams will be represented by 34 entries and 29 athletes in the NCAA West Preliminary Championships next week at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.
Baylor Track & Field: Big 12 Championship - Day 3 Highlights & Reaction
The Face of Shame
- Guerin Emig: Ray of hope emerges from dark Baylor cloud... in Waco of all places | OU Sports Extra | tulsaworld.com, Here, at last, is a shred of hope, a saintly undertaking in a community bedeviled by scandal. “We signed a memorandum of understanding with Baylor University yesterday,” says Barbara Wright, executive director of the Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children. “If there is a student, faculty or staff member at Baylor that has been sexually assaulted and they don’t feel comfortable going to a counselor there for therapy, then they will be told about our agency and all of the services we have to offer. And they can come here and receive our services free. Plus we train volunteer advocates to go to the hospital with sexual assault survivors.”
- Louisiana school valedictorian’s graduation speech stopped, escorted off stage | KLFY, Vaske explained much of their troubles all stemmed from a critical ACT test she took last winter to help earn a 4-year, $60,000 scholarship to Baylor University; a test she says somehow was mailed so late by Calvary’s administration, that she almost lost that scholarship. The dispute between Vaske and Calvary may not be over just yet. That’s because her family told us that if her transcripts are not sent over to Baylor University by July her scholarship could be in jeopardy.
- Baylor vs. Liberty post-spring ball: The advantage goes to..., Our final post-spring football breakdown of Baylor's season opener against Liberty on Sept. 2 at McLane Stadium.
- New Series: Best Baylor Teams and Counterfactuals - Our Daily Bears, We’ll take any requests! We’ll try to tackle topics others have too. I haven’t thought of every counterfactual, so please throw ones you’d like me or someone else to break down.