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Daily Bears Report 5/12/2018 Baylor Football Roster Rankings, Brewer Ranked 2nd in Big XII

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Softball to play in Big XII Championship game. Baseball extends win streak to 13. Taylor Young gets try out with Cardinals.

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Spotlight

Baylor junior, world champion twirler focuses on service, WacoTrib, A Baylor University junior recently returned to Waco from the twirling world championships in Norway with three gold medals to show for her work.

Baseball

Contagious Confidence Carries Baylor, D1Baseball, Good things tend to happen when your confidence is out of control.

That’s precisely the case with the Baylor Bears, as they extended their nation-leading winning streak to 13 games Friday night with a 13-5 thrashing of Big 12 leader Oklahoma State.

Baylor sophomore lefthander Cody Bradford set the tone early in the contest, while the top half of the Bears lineup did some serious damage in the win. The top four hitters in the lineup combined for 12 of the team’s 17 hits, while Richard Cunningham and Cole Haring each hit a home run.

Baseball Runs Win Streak to 13, Tops No. 20 Oklahoma State - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor baseball toppled No. 20 Oklahoma State 13-5 on Friday night at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (29-17, 10-9) used good pitching and even better hitting to take the series opener from the Cowboys (28-18-1, 15-4).

Baseball extends winning streak to 13 games with 13-5 win over Oklahoma State, BaylorLariat, Baylor baseball continues to strengthen its postseason resume.

The Bears pounded out 17 hits and 13 runs while snapping Big 12 leading Oklahoma State’s seven-game conference winning record in taking game one from the Cowboys 13-5 Friday night at Baylor Ballpark.

With the win, Baylor extends its own conference winning streak to seven straight and 13 games overall. The Bears’ last loss came back on April 14 at Memphis.

Bears romp to 13th straight win, beating Big 12 leader, TheEagle
Baylor has been the hottest baseball team in the country, but the argument could be made that a lot of those wins came against inferior competition.

Baylor Baseball’s Final 2018 Home Series - Our Daily Bears, Baylor baseball starts its final home series against #20 Oklahoma State tonight. If you haven’t had a chance to get out and see the Bears this season, this is your last opportunity. Especially with...

Baseball Run-Rules Prairie View A&M, 18-1 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor baseball cruised to an 18-1 run-rule win in seven innings over Prairie View A&M on Tuesday evening at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (27-17) scored four runs in three of the first four innings to put away the Panthers (13-34).

Softball

Lady Bears reach Big 12 championship game, TheEagle, OKLAHOMA CITY — Baylor took the back door to the Big 12 softball tournament championship game, but the Lady Bears understand a great opportunity stands before them.

No. 17/16 SB Advances to Programs First Big 12 Title Game - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, OKLAHOMA CITY – No. 17/16 Baylor softball (36-15, 12-6 Big 12) split the opening day of pool play, downing Oklahoma State (37-20, 12-6 Big 12) in a 7-1 decision to start the day before being tripped up in a 6-5 contest with Texas Tech (28-24, 5-13 Big 12) on Friday afternoon at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium.

SB Earns Four All-Big 12 Selections - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor softball saw four All-Big 12 first team selections among the 2018 All-Big 12 Softball Postseason Awards, announced Wednesday by the conference office.

Tennis

Resilient Bears Advance in NCAA Championships - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, For the 14th consecutive season, the 25th-ranked Baylor women's tennis program will play in the second round of the NCAA Championships. After falling behind, 3-0, the Bears clawed their way back to edge 36th-ranked NC State, 4-3, at Los Angeles Tennis Center Friday afternoon.

Men's Tennis Blanks Arizona State in NCAA First Round - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The 18th-ranked Baylor men's tennis team (21-9) rolled past No. 36 Arizona State (14-11) in NCAA First Round action Friday morning at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.

Baylor women's tennis nets three Big 12 honorees , kxxv, Three Baylor women’s tennis student-athletes were recognized by the Big 12 Conference for on the court accomplishments Thursday afternoon. .

Baylor women ready for NCAA tennis action, BearsExtra, Joey Scrivano is a giant Boston Celtics fan. The Baylor women’s tennis head coach said he picked the Celtics to top the Philadelphia 76ers in five games before the series

Track & Field

School Record Falls on Day One of Big 12 Outdoor Championship - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The Baylor track & field team a school record fall and two Bears earn some hardware on day one of the Big 12 Outdoor Championship Friday at the Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium in Waco

Baylor freshman continuing family pole vault tradition, KWTX, Baylor freshman Riley Richards' pole-vault lineage can be traced all the way back to the 1940s.

Even fifth time around, hosting Big 12 meet 'a big deal' for Baylor, TheEagle, Even as the most prolific host of the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in league history, Todd Harbour appreciates the rarity of the honor.

There Can Only Be One Champion, And Wil London Asks, 'Why Not Me?' FloTrack, Baylor's defending Big 12 400m champion Wil London has made a world team, battled injury and come out the other side with a fire burning brighter than ever.

Track & Field Set to Host Big 12 Outdoor Championship - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor returns 18 All-Big 12 performers as it hosts the 2018 Big 12 Outdoor Championship at the Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium, running Friday through Sunday, May 11-13 in Waco, Texas.

Soccer

SOC's James Invited Back to USWNT U-23 Camp - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, CHICAGO – Baylor soccer rising senior midfielder Julie James will be back to take part in the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team training camp, running May 11-18 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif.

Golf

Diane Baillieux Comes Up Huge To Help Baylor Women's Golf Advance, FOX44, Baylor freshman Diane Baillieux carded an even par 72 to help the Baylor Lady Bear golf team advance to the NCAA Championships for the 3rd time in 4 years.

Baylor women need gut-wrenching performance to beat virus, advance to NCAAs | Golfweek, Baylor women gut it out to overcome virus, advance in NCAAs

Baylor women overcome illness to punch NCAA Championship ticket, TheEagle, As remedies go, this one was even better than a hot bowl of chicken noodle soup.

Sick Finish: Women's Golf Punches Ticket to Nationals - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Three Baylor women's golfers came down with a virus, including one who was forced to withdraw from the final round after seven holes, but that didn't stop the Bears from punching their ticket to the NCAA Championship for a third time in the last four seasons.

Mystery illness sickens 17 at women's NCAA golf tournament at UT | KTXS, County health officials are investigating how 17 people were sickened by a mysterious illness this week at the women's NCAA golf tournament hosted by the University of Texas. Signs at the UT Golf Club in west Travis County near Steiner Ranch warn visitors

Legends

Former BU standout Singletary will coach in new football alliance, KWTX, Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Baylor standout Mike Singletary has been hired as head coach of the Memphis franchise in the Alliance of American Football, which begins play next February.

Former Baylor LB Taylor Young signs UDFA contract with Arizona, DieHards, Former Baylor linebacker Taylor Young has signed an undrafted free agent contract in the NFL. Young is one of the best defensive players in school history.

Baylor LB Young getting tryout with NFL's Cardinals, bhpioneer, Former Baylor linebacker Taylor Young is getting a tryout at an Arizona Cardinals’ rookie mini-camp this weekend.

Jo Lual-Acuil Works Out with Lakers - Our Daily Bears, He’s getting work outs

Football

Baylor Football: Bears face make or break year in 2018, FanSided, Baylor football is hanging on to relevancy by a thread. If the Bears don't take a significant step forward in 2018 they might fade away for good.

Baylor's Charlie Brewer ranked No. 2 QB in Big 12 by Athlon Sports, DieHards, Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer is the second-best quarterback in the Big 12 heading into the 2018 season, according to Athlon Sports' Steven Lassan. Brewer came in at No. 32 overall in Athlon's FBS starting quarterback rankings after spring practice. The only Big 12 quarterback who ranked higher than Brewer was

Baylor roster rankings, Nos. 5-1: Do the Bears have the best young quarterback in the Big 12? SportsDayDMN, Baylor has a tough road ahead rebuilding its image and football program after a 1-11 season in 2017. The Bears have All-Big 12 talent on their roster, but the players have to play to their potential. In year two under Matt Rhule, the players will be more familiar with his scheme and should improve this season. If the Bears want to compete with the elites of the Big 12, these five players will be the main reason why.

Baylor roster rankings, Nos. 10-6: Which Bears crack the top ten?SportsDayDMN, Baylor is trying to turn its program around after a 1-11 season in 2017. The best players on the Bears roster are given a 1-9 number in Matt...

Baylor roster rankings, Nos. 15-11: Can Pooh Stricklin break into the Bears' starting wide receiver rotation? SportsDayDMN, Baylor is top-heavy talent wise on its football roster, and breaking down the top 15 is no easy task. each player in the top 15 has the potential...

Baylor roster rankings, Nos. 20-16: Will BJ Hanspard help create turnovers in the secondary? SportsDayDMN, Baylor is heading into 2018 with a lot of optimism despite finishing the season 1-11 last year. The Bears had a strong recruiting class, and will...

Big 12 football uniforms: Ranking each team's worst combination, DieHards, Kansas football has one of the worst uniform combinations in the Big 12 with its red helmets and blue jerseys, but they aren't the worst in the conference.

Lady Bears Basketball

Sophomore guard Natalie Chou to transfer, BaylorLariat, Chou did appear in all three NCAA Tournament games. However, she did not score in Baylor’s 96-46 win over Grambling State, going 0-4 from the floor and 0-3 from distance.

Against Michigan, Chou saw less than a minute of action and against Oregon State, she played 16 minutes and did not score.

Baylor will return seven players from the 2017-2018 team, including All-American junior center Kalani Brown, sophomore forward Lauren Cox, Landrum, Morris, and fellow freshmen guards Trinity Oliver, Didi Richards and Moon Ursin.

The Lady Bears also welcome in newcomers forwards Caitlin Bickle, Aquira DeCosta, NaLyssa Smith, center Queen Egbo and guard Honesty Scott-Grayson as part of their top-ranked recruiting class.

Natalie Chou to transfer from Baylor, BearsExtra, Sophomore guard Natalie Chou has been granted a release and will transfer from the Baylor women’s basketball program. The announcement was made by Lady Bears’ head coach Kim Mulkey.