No. 11-ranked and 12th-seeded Baylor volleyball used a late comeback to survive an upset bid at the hands of No. 20 Pepperdine, 25-21, 22-25, 17-25, 27-25, 15-10, Thursday at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Neb.
Long before he brought the National Championship trophy to Waco and won back-to-back Big-12 Coach of the year awards, Scott Drew was playing coach on the playground.Coach Drew’s childhood friend Scott Johnson says, “As kids he would try to corral us and give us plays to run. It just comes naturally. And we all did it!”
Coach Scott Drew said he and Gonzaga’s Coach Few talked then about how neat it would be if they played this game on April 5. Tomorrow, April 5, the Bears will play Gonzaga in the National Championship game.
Baylor men’s basketball coach Scott Drew sent all of his former players nets, t-shirts and personalized letters to thank them for helping build the program to where it is now - a team that is about to play in the Final Four.
The Baylor volleyball team returns to action Thursday to play the second half of the season which has been split by COVID. You would have a hard time finding someone more excited for volleyball to be back than Yossiana Pressley. Yossi was named the National Player of the Year last year and helped the Bears make a deep tournament run.This Fall, she became Baylor’s all-time kill leader now, but she hasn’t always been this good.
Fifteen days after losing to Iowa State, the Lady Bears got their revenge. Baylor, traveling to Ames, Iowa for a Big-12 conference match up with the Cyclones. Iowa State had beat the Lady Bears twice in a row coming into the game, but Baylor made sure the streak wouldn’t get to three.
A Baylor pole vaulter is receiving national attention.KC Lightfoot will soon tryout for a chance to compete in the Olympics. In the meantime, he’s racking up ‘Athlete of the Week’ accolades from the Big-12 Conference and USA track and field.All he had to do to receive the honors? Set a new NCAA record!
At this point, it is hard for the Dosseys to calculate the exact number of family members who have worn the green and gold...“I think that, including Luke, it’s around 35,” estimates Cooper Dossey. Cooper and his younger brother Luke are both on the Baylor golf team.
Nalyssa Smith, Moon Ursin, and Trinity Oliver led the way for Baylor. Smith had a team-high 21 points, while Ursin and Oliver ended with 14 apiece. The Lady Bears won the game 84 to 61. They host TCU at the Ferrell Center on Tuesday.
Former Texas Tech standout Chrislyn Carr has transferred to Baylor and will join the Lady Bears basketball program, head coach Kim Mulkey announced Tuesday. Carr won the Big 12 Freshman of the Year Award for the 2018-19 season for the Lady Raiders.
It has been two weeks since the Lady Bears played a basketball game.In fact, it has been about that long since the team had a full practice. Coming off a span of paused team activities, which saw one game canceled and two others postponed, the team was understandably rusty.
The Baylor men’s Tennis team went 13-3 last spring before the season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, they’ll start a new season with a new head coach but plenty of returning members, including one fifth year senior from Germany.
The NCAA recently decided to allow all division I transfers to play immediately this year. The committee says it made the decision in order to best support the well-being of these student athletes during uncertain times.Transfers and mental health experts say it is already making a big difference.
The Baylor men’s basketball home game against West Virginia scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed in accordance with Big 12 Conference men’s basketball interruption guidelines, the conference office announced Monday.
Trestan Ebner earned his fourth All-America honor on Thursday, after being tabbed Walter Camp Second Team All-American as a kick returner. It is the 17th time a Baylor player has been named to the Walter Camp All-America Team, and the first as a kick returner.
NaLyssa Smith advanced to the Midseason Top 25 Watch List for the John R. Wooden Award Presented by Wendy’s. Smith was on the preseason watch list, and she leads Baylor in scoring and rebounds at 17.3 and 9.6 per contest, respectively.
With the win over Iowa State on Saturday, Baylor’s head basketball coach now has 371 career wins. Though impressive, that may seem like a random number to celebrate. However, that mark matches the number of Division 1 basketball games won by another “Coach Drew”... Scott’s father.