March 28, 2014
WACO, Texas -
Baylor's 11-9 victory over TCU Friday at the Willis Family Equestrian Center sets up the Lady Bears to compete for their first Big 12 equestrian title since 2010. Baylor will take on Oklahoma State, the two time defending champion, at 10 a.m. Saturday after the Cowgirls defeated Kansas State 10-9.
Baylor, the No. 2 seed in the Big 12 and ranked No. 7 nationally, will try to knock off the two-time defending champs and No. 1 seed OSU Saturday.
Against TCU, the Bears dominated the hunt seat with a 4-1 win in fences before pulling ahead 7-3 after a 3-2 win in flat.
As the meet moved to western, Baylor edged the Horned Frogs with a 3-2 win in horsemanship which gave them the edge before TCU defeated the Bears 4-1 in reining.
THEY SAID IT
Head Coach Ellen White on Baylor's Performance ...
"We are very excited for the win, we have a lot to clean up tomorrow. Oklahoma State is a very good team and we are looking forward to competing against them tomorrow."
Baylor will compete against OSU Saturday in the championship round at 10 a.m. The Cowgirls won the 2012 and 2013 Big 12 championships; Baylor last won the Big 12 title in 2010.