ACRO & TUMBLING WIN THE NATTY!
Week after week of dominating performances from Baylor acrobatics & tumbling ended with the grand finale this weekend. The Bears took home five individual titles, more than any other team, as well as the overall championship. Winning their EIGHTH consecutive title is the cherry on top of an amazing season from the Lady Bears. Great job!!
COMING HOME WITH MORE HARDWARE! Bears earn FIVE National Championship titles in the Event Finals!— Baylor A&T (@BaylorAcroTumb) April 30, 2023
https://t.co/f6ZlXz17e2#SicEm #NCATA23 pic.twitter.com/3ZxJrsNcaC
Their crown #SicEm pic.twitter.com/mWPAeWhtzy— Baylor Athletics (@BaylorAthletics) April 29, 2023
Bears Headed to the NFL
It was NFL Draft weekend, and Siaki Ika was drafted, as well as some players signing as undrafted free agents. Here’s where the former Bears ended up:
- #98 Siaki Ika — Cleveland Browns
- UDFA Mark Milton — Carolina Panthers
- UDFA Connor Galvin — Detroit Lions
- UDFA Ben Sims — Minnesota Vikings
Track Takes a Trip to the Boot
Track was in Baton Rouge on Saturday for the LSU Invitational, their last competition before Big 12 Championships next week.
- Hayden Gold — 4000 meter steeplechase
- Nathaniel Ezekiel — 400 meter hurdles
- Ryan Day — 1500 meters
- Zaza Prosper Nnamdi — Javelin
- Annamaria Kostarellis — 1500 meters
- Imaobong Uko — 200 meters, 400 meters
Bears take Baton Rouge ⚜️#SicEm pic.twitter.com/DA1kL4J29z— Baylor Track & Field (@BaylorTrack) April 28, 2023
All-Big 12 Tennis!
Sophomore Alina Shcherbinina was named to the All-Big 12 Women’s Tennis Singles list!
.— Baylor Women’s Tennis (@BaylorWTennis) April 28, 2023
Alina Shcherbinina is a first-team all-conference pick!
️ https://t.co/CiGn3YuUqi#SicEm pic.twitter.com/8w0RP7IAJd
On the men’s side, Tadeas Paroulek also made All-Big 12 Singles list, and the duo of Paroulek and Zsombor Velcz earned a spot on the First Team Doubles list! Velcz also earned a Second Team Singles honor.
2023 #Big12Ten Men's First and Second Teams— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) April 28, 2023
Softball Goes 2-1 in Ames
The Lady Bears struggled on the road this weekend against Iowa State, losing Friday and Sunday but snagging one win on Saturday.
Final#SicEm pic.twitter.com/Nf62z36QVj— Baylor Softball (@BaylorSoftball) April 30, 2023
Baseball Gets Swept by WVU
It wasn’t a good weekend on the diamond for baseball either, as they went 0-3 against West Virginia.
Final#SicEm ⚾️ | #Together pic.twitter.com/K8BEqndqxs— Baylor Baseball (@BaylorBaseball) April 29, 2023
Bear of the Day
Today’s Bear of the Day is Kamryn Kitchens! Kitchens won the Open Tumbling Pass title yesterday with a 9.95/10. Way to go!!
With a score of 9.95/10, the Open Tumbling Pass Champion is KAMRYN KITCHENS! #SicEm #NCATA23 @kam_kitchens pic.twitter.com/JGynbTgkwk— Baylor A&T (@BaylorAcroTumb) April 30, 2023
Can y’all believe it’s already May?! Personally, it seems like this year is flying by. This is the last week of class for Baylor students before finals next week! Have a great Monday!