By Jeffrey Swindoll Sports Writer Baylor soccer capped off their weekend in Utah with a huge 2-1 win over No. 23 Brigham Young University. In front of 4,500 fans in Provo, Utah, Baylor stunned BYU with a goal just moments before the halftime whistle thanks to senior forward Justine Hovden’s
Soccer and Volleyball
Baylor volleyball suffered its first loss of the season Saturday night after Portland swept the Bears in three sets.
Baylor soccer picked up its first loss of the season Friday night in a 2-1 result against Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah.
Baylor volleyball kicked off its 2014 season with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-8) win over Abilene Christian at the Ferrell Center as part of the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational Friday evening.
Following a convincing 1-0 overtime win over Rice and 2-0 decision over Houston Baptist, Baylor soccer travels to Utah this weekend for two games in three days against Utah Valley and Brigham Young.
Baylor volleyball kicked off its 2014 season with its annual Green and Gold Scrimmage in front of a home crowd at the Ferrell Center Tuesday night. This is the first time Baylor returned to the floor since the team’s 3-0 loss to Texas Nov. 30 in Austin.
“If I have a lot of tests, you’ll find me at Common Grounds or Starbucks,” junior outside hitter Andie Malloy said. Malloy’s love for coffee shops has her spending a lot of time there, and said she loves people-watching while there.
Baylor volleyball suffered a disappointing season in 2013. With a 12-20 overall record, the team finished Big 12 conference play in a tie for seventh place with a 4-12 record and ended on a four game losing streak.
A sports team finally getting its own dedicated facility for training and housing has made a huge difference for other teams in the past. Soccer teams like Sporting Kansas City, the New York Red Bulls and the Houston Dynamo each went through many dark years in a shared or old stadium/training environment.
Last season came down to one game, possibly even one goal, senior goalkeeper Michelle Kloss said. It felt that close, which made being left out of the NCAA tournament a big disappointment for the team as a whole.