Women’s Hoops: A league of her own
Junior Brittney Griner became the first NCAA Division I women’s basketball player to eclipse 2,000 points and 500 blocks in a career as the No. 1 Lady Bears beat Kansas State on Saturday in Manhattan, Kan. Griner had 29 points in the victory.
Track & Field: Déjà vu for BU star
Sophomore Erin Atkinson broke the school record in the women’s weight throw for the third week in a row at the New Balance Invitational Saturday in New York, N.Y. Baylor track and field finished fifth on the men’s side and sixth on the women’s side. Track and field is back in action at the Texas A&M Open on Saturday in College Station.
Equestrian: New season, still rolling
The No. 4 equestrian team defeated No. 9 New Mexico State 12-7 on Friday at the Willis Family Equestrian Center. Equestrian’s next meet is against Oklahoma State on Feb. 18 in Waco.
Acrobatics & Tumbling: Falling short
Acrobatics and tumbling lost in its season opener on Saturday to Azusa Pacific, 269.39-257.4. Baylor next travels on March 4 to face Oregon in Eugene, Ore. and will compete in a tri-meet March 11 in Fairmont, W.V. The Bears’ first home meet is a March 24 matchup against Maryland at the Ferrell Center.