Sports Briefs: Men’s tennis takes two

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 10-3 on the year as Baylor dropped Oklahoma’s preseason All-American pitcher Keilani Ricketts to 14-4. Baylor next travels to College Station for a 6:30 p.m. matchup on Wednesday against Texas A&M.

Tennis: Saturday sweep

Men’s tennis grabbed a pair of wins on Saturday, including a 7-0 sweep of Prairie View A&M then a 6-1 win past Abilene Christian. The Bears begin conference play at 6 p.m. Saturday in Waco against No. 29 Texas Tech.

A&T: Falling short

Acrobatics and tumbling narrowly lost against Maryland on Saturday night in a 271.66-265.42 defeat. Baylor has another home meet at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Ferrell Center, this time against Oregon.