By Jeffrey Swindoll Sports Writer Track & Field Baylor track & field ended the 2015 Big 12 Indoor Championships with a school-record, six event champions. The women’s team finished third overall and the men finished seventh overall at the Lied Recreation Center on Saturday. Senior Rachel Johnson took the 5,000-meter
Baseball and Softball
No. 25 Baylor baseball extended its winning streak to three games after an 8-4 win at Baylor Ballpark Wednesday night against Northwestern State. Freshman pitcher Theron Kay started for the Bears, pitched five innings and allowed zero runs.
No. 9 Baylor softball finished 3-2 at the Baylor Invitational last weekend at Getterman Stadium, where it took a 2-1 win over No. 2 Oregon in the final day of competition.
No. 7 Baylor softball held its own for six innings against No. 2 Oregon on Thursday night. However, the Ducks pulled together a three-run seventh inning to put the game out of reach as the Bears dropped the 4-1 loss at Getterman Stadium.
No. 7 Baylor softball has jumped out to a 9-0 start – the best record since the 14-0 season start in 2011. However, that spotless record will be put to the test as Baylor hosts No. 2 Oregon tonight at Getterman Stadium to kick off the 2015 Baylor Invitational. This is the first ranked opponent the Bears will face this season, putting a lot of importance on the nationally televised matchup.
Over the next past weeks, No. 7 Baylor softball has debuted its relatively young bullpen in nine games, including games at Getterman Stadium and in the NSU Demon Invitational in Natchitoches, La., showing off a plethora of both experienced pitchers and newcomers on the pitching mound.
It was 39 degrees at No. 21 Baylor Baseball’s midweek tilt against Dallas Baptist University Tuesday night. The Patriots cooled down the Bears’ hot start to 2015 with a three-run ninth inning, making it a 9-6 final score in favor of Dallas Baptist.
The weather was perfect and the results followed suit as Baylor baseball opened their season with a three-game opening weekend sweep over No. 13 Cal Poly at Baylor Ballpark.
No. 9 Baylor softball is off to a hot start in the 2015 season, and things didn’t cool down for the Bears as they took four straight wins at the Northwestern State University Demon Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.
Baylor baseball earned its first series win of the 2015 season after another offense-heavy outing at Baylor Ballpark, where the Bears took its second-straight win over No. 13 Cal Poly 8-6 on Saturday.