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Energy levels were high as the Baylor Acrobatics and Tumbling team won its first meet of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association season against Azusa Pacific.
The first half of the meet featured three events, each with multiple heats.
The three events were compulsories, acro heat and pyramid heat. There were 10 total heats from all three events combined.
The Baylor equestrian team hopes to ride its way to a victory over the Fresno State Bulldogs on Friday at the Willis Family Equestrian Center.
The meet, which will begin at noon, marks the seventh competition for the Bears since the season began.
The Baylor equestrian team is coming off of a National Championship last season and the win of their first event of the 2012 season, The Willis Invitational. With all of their success, it is only appropriate that Baylor Nation is educated on what exactly it is that the team does. The team rides in both Western and English styles, competing in two events from each category.
From clinking spurs to pounding hooves, the Baylor equestrian team will be in full force this weekend as it travels to take on Kansas State and Oklahoma State.
“It will be a very full weekend of travel and running around,” head coach Ellen White said. “It is going to be a great time for the girls to get to know each other. One big road trip.”
The competitions this weekend will mark the team’s first Big 12 events of the season.
The Baylor equestrian team opens its 2012-2013 season today by hosting the fifth annual Willis Invitational at the Willis Family Equestrian Center.
The tournament, which will run through Saturday, will showcase talent from Miami State, Ohio State, New Mexico State and Delaware State as well as Baylor.
During the 2011-2012 season, it is possible that Pat Neff has gone through twice as many green bulbs as it did through 2008-2010.
Baylor’s acrobatics and tumbling team hosts the 2012 National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association National Championships today through Saturday at the Ferrell Center.
It has been less than two weeks and Baylor has reigned in yet another national championship.
Softball: Conference play begins No. 15 softball opened its conference season last weekend, falling to No. 7 Oklahoma on Friday, 2-0, and Saturday, 5-0 before notching a 1-0 win on Sunday. The Lady Bears’ lone victory came behind junior pitcher Courtney Repka’s complete game shutout. Repka held the Sooners to four hits and improved to [...]
Baylor’s acrobatics and tumbling team has a group of young athletes — young, but talented. The team consists of one senior and three juniors in a total of 35 women.