Baylor soccer (14-5-3, 4-4-1 Big 12) continued its run into the program's record books, defeating Notre Dame (10-6-5, 5-3-2 ACC), 3-2 (OT), on a golden goal by Precious Akanyirige on Sunday evening at Ellis Field on Texas A&M campus.
After a historic night for Big 12 soccer, Baylor, Texas and West Virginia remain in the hunt for the NCAA Women's Soccer Championship title.
After the first round, four teams advance to the second round.
Nine Big 12 soccer student-athletes were honored today as members of the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team. Team members represent the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
Five Big 12 programs earned a place in the 2017 NCAA Soccer Championship.
The No. 5 Baylor Bears were named 2017 Big 12 Soccer Champions after defeating No. 3 TCU 2-1 in overtime. The Bears will receive the automatic bid the NCAA Championship.
The 2017 Big 12 Soccer Semifinal games are set for Friday as No. 1 Oklahoma State takes on No. 5 Baylor at 4:30 p.m. CT while No. 2 West Virignia will play No. 3 TCU at 7 p.m. CT.
The Big 12 Soccer Championship is set to begin tomorrow at Swope Soccer Village in Kansas City.
The 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team features 117 honorees, including 16 representing with 4.00 grade point averages.
Haley Woodard of Oklahoma State was named 2017 Big 12 Soccer Offensive Player of the Year while Kayla Morrison of Kansas and Amandine Pierre-Louis of West Virginia share Defensive Player of the Year. Texas newcomer Haley Berg received Freshman of the Year while Oklahoma State's Colin Carmichael was named Coach of the Year.
Oklahoma State, the Big 12 soccer regular season champion, earns the No. 1 seed in the 2017 Big 12 Soccer Championship set to begin Wednesday, November 1.
Forward Michaela Abam of the No. 7 ranked West Virginia University women's soccer team is one of 10 finalists for the 2017 Senior CLASS Award.