Not even a full year ago, Baylor welcomed a new head coach to the acrobatics and tumbling program. With four consecutive national titles at the University of Oregon, Fee Mulkey’s resume spoke for itself when the school hired her.
The Bears won the program’s first national championship Saturday at the NCATA National Championship team finals hosted by Fairmont State University in Fairmont, W. Va.
Baylor claimed eight titles in the 2015 NCATA Individual Event Finals at Fairmont State University in Fairmont, W. Va. Thursday.
Baylor equestrian’s chance at its second national championship were nixed Saturday after the three-seed South Carolina Gamecocks thwarted Baylor 10-6 in semifinals of the NCEA national championship at the Extraco Events Center in Waco.
Two-seed Baylor faces 10-seed Oklahoma State after the Cowgirls defeated the seven-seed TCU Horned Frogs 13-3 in the NCEA national championship on Thursday at the Extraco Events Center in Waco. The Bears are searching for their second national championship in program history.
For the majority of the 2014-15 season, Baylor equestrian held the No. 1 national ranking, but pressure eventually wore down the Bears, causing them to fall into a multiple-meet losing streak.
Baylor will enter the 2015 National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling National Championship as the one-seed. The National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Assocation announced the entire tournament bracket on Wednesday.
Baylor acrobatics & tumbling completed a perfect regular season for the first time in program history after beating the No. 2, four-time national champion University of Oregon for the second time this season in front of a passionate home crowd at the Ferrell Center on Sunday.
No. 3 Baylor equestrian was named the No. 2 overall seed in the NCEA National Championships on April 16-18 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco.
The Bears claimed their first Big 12 championship since 2010 after a dominant showing at the 2015 Big 12 Championships in Fort Worth this weekend, living up to their projected No. 1 finish from the preseason coaches poll.