Oct. 26, 2005
DALLAS, Texas -- Courtney Saunders, a forward for Baylor's soccer team from 1996-99, has been selected to the Big 12 Conference Soccer 10th-Anniversary Team the league office announced Wednesday. Saunders was one of three forwards selected to the squad voted on by the league's current head coaches.
Saunders, who owns 14 single-game, season and career records while playing for Baylor, helped lead the Bears soccer team to the 1998 Big 12 Conference title and appearances in the 1998 and 1999 NCAA Soccer Championships. Saunders owns Baylor's career records in points (172), goals (69) and assists (34) and was a three-time all-conference selection.
In order to be eligible for consideration, athletes must have been named first-team all-Big 12 Conference at least once in their careers.
Anniversary teams will be chosen for each conference sport during 2005-06 academic year in celebration of the Big 12 Conference's 10th anniversary season.
The Baylor soccer team will close out the 2005 season when the Bears travel to College Station, Texas, to face Texas A&M at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28.