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Daily Bears Report 8/26/2017

Volleyball sees record crowd in Ferrell Center. Sic ‘em Volleyball! 2016-2017 Year in Review.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all those in the path of Hurricane Harvey.

Today’s Events

Volleyball

Link —> Highlights vs. Florida State

Volleyball Falls to No. 15 Florida State in Season Opener, In front of the largest crowd in program history, Baylor volleyball went toe-to-toe with 15th-ranked Florida State but ultimately fell in four sets, 25-20, 12-25, 25-21, 25-22, to open the 2017 season.

Baylor volleyball can't overcome service errors, Florida State, 3-1 | Baylor Volleyball | wacotrib.com, Against the great teams, you can’t afford to give away points. Those squads are gifted enough to tally plenty of points on their own.

#15 Florida State Tops Baylor Defensively in Four-Set Win, Despite winning nearly every statistical category, Baylor fell to No. 15 Florida State in four sets Friday evening.

Year in Review

Famous OBF Quote

How come I’m getting excited about basketball when football hasn’t even started yet?

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame 2017 Spotlight: Steffanie Blackmon, Throughout her first three seasons at Baylor, Steffanie Blackmon became painfully familiar with heartbreak.

Voice of the Bears

Still Viral

Baylor staffer gets destroyed (again) by tackling dummy on The Tonight Show – NBCSorts - CollegeFootballTalk, Baylor staffer got destroyed (again) by a tackling dummy on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

World University Games

Aussies Upset USA at World University Games, Baylor women’s basketball senior Kristy Wallace led the Emerging Opals to an upset victory over USA, 76-69, in the 2017 World University Games quarterfinal early Friday morning inside Gymnasium Heping Elementary School. The win propels Australia into a semifinal matchup against Chinese Taipei on Saturday at 4:30 a.m. (CT).

Soccer

Soccer Reschedules, Relocates HBU Match, Baylor soccer’s match with the Houston Baptist Huskies, originally scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 27 in Houston, has now been rescheduled and relocated to be played on Monday, Aug. 28, in Waco at Betty Lou Mays Field.

Golf

Mens Golf Ranked No. 4 in Preseason Coaches Poll, Baylor men’s golf is No. 4 in the preseason Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll released Friday, giving the Bears their highest preseason ranking in program history.

Track & Field

Ford & Smith Promoted to T&F Associate Head Coaches, Baylor track & field head coach Todd Harbour announced Friday that assistants Michael Ford and Stacey Smith have been promoted to associate head coaches.

Football

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