Players, staff and supporters gathered inside the Ferrell Center Thursday night
Baylor 106, Southeastern Louisiana 41
The Lady Bears and Wildcats meet for the first time ever in women's hoops.
Lady Bears open the 2012-13 campaign sporting the nation's longest active win streak.
Lady Bears take on TexAnns in second of two exhibition contests.
Baylor Lady Bears NCAA Round Two vs CA, 03/24/14
Baylor vs. California (USATSI)
Baylor Lady Bears vs. Kansas State, 01/22/2014
WBK vs. HBU
Dean's List (Spring 2013)
Graduated May 2013 ... Operated a BaylorVision camera at volleyball, baseball, softball and track last year, gaining experience as a film and digital media major ... Traveled with Athletes in Action the summer of 2012 to the Ukraine and Moldova, playing basketball and sharing testimonies ... Traveled to Kenya during the summer of 2010 as part of a Baylor sports ministry team that painted and performed repair work on a rehab house and hosted several sports clinics in Nairobi ... Produced an impressive video about the mission trip.
Four points, six rebounds vs. Houston Baptist ... Tallied four points, three rebounds and a block vs. San Jose State ... Hauled down a career-high, team-leading eight rebounds vs. Northwestern State, also blocked a shot and garnered a steal ... Scored a career-high 14 points in season opener vs. Grambling, hit 7-of-13 from the floor, also hauled down five rebounds ... Named to fall semester Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Played in 27 of 36 games, averaging 4.5 minutes per game ... Saw 10 minutes of action vs. Lamar ... Scored two points vs. Liberty ... Pulled down a season-high five rebounds vs. Southeastern Louisiana ... Matched season high with five rebounds vs. Kansas ... Spring 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List member.
Sat out as a redshirt.
Returned from injury (MCL surgery) and played in 19 of 37 games, including nine of 16 Big 12 contests ... Tallied season-high six points vs. UT-Pan American ... Played a season-high 15 minutes vs. Southeastern Louisiana and pulled down a season-high three rebounds ... Averaged 1.4 points and 1.2 rebounds a game.
Played in 25 games as a Lady Bear rookie, all off the bench, contributing 2.9 points and 2.0 rebounds in 8.0 minutes per outing ... Shot 57.5 percent (23-for-40) from field over last 20 appearances ... Among all Big 12 freshmen, ranked No. 3 in field goal percentage (min. 50 att., .519) ... Played 10+ minutes in 11 appearances ... Saw action in three NCAA Tournament games totaling four minutes (Fresno State, Georgetown, Connecticut) ... Registered two points and three rebounds in 10 minutes off bench vs. Colorado in first-round Big 12 Championship win ... Tallied six points, three rebounds and a steal in 13 minutes vs. No. 18 Texas ... Four points in five minutes at No. 12 Oklahoma ... In 15 minutes of action at Kansas State, her longest playing stint in Big 12 play, collected four points, three rebounds and two assists ... Career-high tying nine points and career-best seven rebounds in 10 minutes at No. 23 Oklahoma State ... Registered eight points and four rebounds in career-high 18 minutes vs. Louisiana-Lafayette ... Totaled then-career-highs in points (nine) and rebounds (five) in 15-minute stint vs. Jacksonville State ... Named to fall 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Played four years of prep basketball, earned first-team all-state honors as a freshman, sophomore and senior (missed all of junior season due to ACL injury) ... One of just 20, 2009 Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-Americans ... Played in the 2009 WBCA All-Star game in St. Louis, helped the Blue team to victory (79-77), by contributing nine points and five rebounds while going 4-for-10 from the floor while playing alongside current Baylor teammate Brittney Griner ... Named a McDonald's All-America honorable mention ... Powerful enough to play the power forward spot, is an inside-outside player, who runs the floor well, handles the ball, passes it and can hit the mid-range jumper .... Underwent ACL surgery on Jan. 23, 2008, but still earned adidas All-America honors .... Averaged 24.5 points, 20.2 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 3.0 blocks and 2.2 steals per game as a senior ... Also played volleyball as a junior ... The Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy Lady Warriors won the 1A state championship her freshman season and reached the 1A final four hera sophomore and senior years ... Ranked the No. 3 forward by Scout.com, No. 16 by All Star Girls Report, No. 18 overall by ESPNU HoopGurlz and No. 29 by Collegiate Girls Report.
Full name is Mariah Sade' Chandler ... Nickname is Miracle ... Daughter of Alicia Montez Chandler of Atlanta, Ga. ... Born Nov. 10, 1990, in Orlando, Fla. ... Has two older siblings: Mikiela Chandler and Jodi Carey ... Selected Baylor over Georgia Tech, Maryland, Florida State, Florida and Texas ... Chose Baylor because of "its academics, the bond within the team. How the team interacts with each other and how they play is something rare in many teams." ... Senior Class President ... Treasurer of the National Honor Society and earned the Mark of Distinction Award ... Served as vice president of Future Business Leaders of America and was VP of Beta Club for two years ... Enjoys writing poetry, math and playing video games in her spare time ... Active with Atlanta's Helping Hands organization ... Majoring in film and digital media.