TYLER — The 10th-ranked McLennan men’s golf team won the team title at the Tyler Junior College Fall Invitational on Tuesday at Pine Spring Golf Club.
MCC shot rounds of 277 and 284 for a 561 total to win, beating Blinn’s “A” team by 14 strokes. Four MCC players finished in a tie for second overall – sophomore Mason Mikeska (70-72-142), sophomore Caden Honea (66-76-142), sophomore Will Fore (74-68-142) and freshman Ulrik Joergensen (72-70-142).
MCC will close out its fall season at the NJCAA National Preview Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 in Odessa.
MCC women’s golf places third in tourney
PLAINVIEW — The McLennan Community College women’s golf team placed third in the WBU/Chicken Express Invitational on Tuesday.
The Highlassies carded rounds of 316 and 323 as a team for a 639 total, behind only Western Texas (613) and Ranger (623).
MCC freshman Libby Singleton finished in seventh with rounds of 73 and 81 for a 154 total.
Baylor announces 2020 football schedule
Baylor will open the 2020 football season against Mississippi at NRG Stadium in Houston and face a tough November schedule that includes consecutive road dates at Iowa State and West Virginia.
Baylor announced its entire 2020 schedule that includes six home games, five road games and the neutral site opener against Ole Miss on Sept. 5.
Instead of playing three straight nonconference games to open the season, Baylor’s second game will be against Big 12 rival Kansas on Sept. 12.
The Bears will follow with nonconference home games against Incarnate Word on Sept. 19 followed by Louisiana Tech on Sept. 26.
Baylor’s first Big 12 road game will be at Oklahoma on Oct. 3 followed by an open date and a Thursday night game at Texas Tech on Oct. 15. It will be Baylor’s first game in Lubbock since 2008.
Returning to McLane Stadium, Baylor will face TCU on Oct. 24 followed by an Oct. 31 date on the road at Texas.
Baylor’s November schedule begins with a home date against Oklahoma State on Nov. 7 followed by road trips at Iowa State on Nov. 14 and West Virginia on Nov. 21.
Baylor will complete its regular season schedule against Kansas State at McLane Stadium on Nov. 28. Kickoff times and TV coverage will be announced at a later date.
Lady Bears’ Landrum makes watch list
Baylor senior guard Juicy Landrum has been named one of 20 players on the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award watch list.
The Meyers Drysdale Award, presented by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, honors the nation’s top women’s college basketball shooting guard.
Landrum, a 3-point sharpshooter for the Lady Bears the last two seasons, boosted her production to 11.1 points per game in helping Baylor win the national championship last season.
The local La Vega high school product enters her senior season at Baylor shooting .394 from 3-poing range for her career. Landrum hit 63 of 161 from beyond the arc during the 2018-2019 season. She starts this season needing to make 16 3-pointers to tie Jessika Stratton for 10th place in career 3-pointers made for the Lady Bears.
Landrum is joined on the Meyers Drysdale Award watch list by fellow Big 12 players Taylor Robertson of Oklahoma and Tynice Martin of West Virginia.
BU men’s golf finishes second in Dallas
DALLAS — The Baylor men’s golf team took second at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, which wrapped up Tuesday at Royal Oaks Country Club. The Bears came into the day in third, but moved ahead of Liberty by day’s end.
SMU won the tournament at 27-under, while the Bears came in at 16-under. Liberty (-12), Michigan (-4) and Charlotte (-1) rounded out the top five.
All five members of Baylor’s team finished in the top 20, led by Colin Kober, who came in at 5-under 208. Kober shot 1-under 70 in the final round. Mark Reppe finished 10th after his final-round 71 closed out a career-best three-round total of 4-under 209.
Baylor wrapped up its fall schedule with the event, and will be off until Arizona Intercollegiate Jan. 27-28 at Tucson, Ariz.