Baylor men’s tennis reaches Sweet 16 for 20th time in 23 seasons
For the 20th time in 23 seasons, Baylor men’s tennis is headed to the Sweet 16!
Head coach Michael Woodson’s Bears — the No. 3 overall seed in this year’s NCAA tournament — got there by sweeping Abilene Christian on Friday, 4-0, and then fending off No. 25 Texas A&M on Saturday, 4-2.
Baylor has now won nine straight matches since their last loss, a 4-3 defeat at the hands of then-No. 3 TCU — a result the Bears avenged in the finals of the Big 12 tournament when they upset the No. 1-ranked Horned Frogs to claim the 25th Big 12 title in program history.
Next up? Baylor will host No. 18 Stanford at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the Hurd Tennis Center. A win would advance the Bears to the Elite Eight for the 15th time in program history.
Sic ’em, Baylor tennis!