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Baylor Acrobatics and Tumbling opens 2019 with dominating win at West Liberty

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Posted at 6:18 PM, Feb 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-03 19:18:39-05

WEST LIBERTY, West Virginia - In its 2019 season opener, the top-ranked Baylor acrobatics & tumbling team defeated the West Liberty Hilltoppers 275.805-227.685 in West Liberty, West Virginia on Sunday afternoon.

The Bears grabbed an early 38.75-31.65 lead after the compulsory event, which included a perfect 10 in the toss portion, and never looked back on their way to sweeping all six events.

Baylor was ahead 97.40-84.80 at halftime thanks in part to an impressive 9.95 score in the inverted portion of the pyramid event and led by more than 30 points entering the team event.

With the win, Baylor improves to 5-0 in season openers under head coach Felecia Mulkey. The Bears have now won their last 20 meets with their last loss coming on Feb. 25, 2017 at Oregon.

Up next, Baylor will travel to Marshall, Texas to take on East Texas Baptist University on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. before returning home to Waco for the home opener against No. 3 Quinnipiac on Feb. 24.