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AMES, Iowa — With several of their top athletes out with injury, the Baylor women’s track and field team came up well short in their quest to repeat as Big 12 indoor champions. They ended up seventh in the team race.

Baylor track and field will look to divide and conquer, as some of the team will compete at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., while others will travel to the Iowa State Classic in Ames, Iowa.

The Baylor track and field teams will challenge themselves against some of the top teams in the country on Friday and Saturday at the Power Five Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich.

LUBBOCK — The Baylor track and field teams snagged three gold medals in the season-opening Texas Tech Corky Classic on Saturday at the new Sport Performance Center.

RENO, Nev. — Former Baylor and Midway pole vaulting star Annie Rhodes-Johnigan finished third in the women’s elite division at the Pole Vault Summit on Friday. The meet is the largest indoor pole vaulting competition in the world, with more than 3,000 competitors of all ages.

Baylor has promoted longtime assistant track coaches Stacey Smith and Michael Ford to associate head coaches. Ford is starting his 18th season with Baylor, while Smith begins her 16th year.

Jeremy Wariner, who helped Baylor capture the 4x400-meter relay NCAA Indoor and Outdoor championships, the indoor title with an NCAA-record time of 3:03.96, has officially retired.

AUSTIN — Baylor’s track and field team had five student-athletes, Taylor Bennett, George Caddick, Kiana Hawn, Wil London and Maxwell Willis, earn a spot into the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday during the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium.