Huge WBB Matchup Tonight
The Lady Bears' most important conference game is slated for tonight as Texas comes to town. No. 4 Texas is the most present threat to the Lady Bears' Big 12 title aspirations, and Baylor Athletics is doing everything possible to hype the matchup, including organizing a special promotion for the game: Striping the Ferrell.
I can't be there, but you can. Make me proud, Baylor Nation.
Women's Tennis Opens Season with Win
Baylor picked up its best win in women's tennis since 2011 with an upset of No. 5 Georgia. Baylor lost the doubles point but Kiah Generette, Blair Shankle and Ema Burgic all won won their individual points and newcomer Leolia JeanJean (of Montpelier, France) sealed it for the Bears in her first collegiate match.
BAYLOR WINS 4-3 over No. 5 Georgia as Leolia JeanJean takes a 7-6, 6-7, 7-5 victory on court 4. pic.twitter.com/IkcuzPpM10— BaylorWTennis (@BaylorWTennis) January 18, 2015
Thank you to our fans for a great turnout and helping us get this win. pic.twitter.com/30tyM24vuC— BaylorWTennis (@BaylorWTennis) January 18, 2015
Men's Tennis Wraps Up Sherwood Collegiate Cup
Julian Lenz fell in the semifinal match to UCLA's Dennis Mrktchian, a name that I hope to be able to pronounce one day. Several other Baylor players made it deep into the consolation bracket. The team is currently back home for a match against No. 11 Illinois on Wednesday.
Talkin' 'bout the DBR
Regarding my ability to rite the DBR from my cozy (read: very small) apartment in Cologne, Germany (a city that bears a frightening resemblance to Austin): I was out of pocket for a few days and forgot to let the rest of the managers know. If Mark and Peter want to bring someone else on to help with the DBR while I'm gone, I welcome that, but for the moment you're stuck with me. Get ready for periodic analysis of the Bundesliga table (hail Gladbach!).