Baylor softball coach Kelli Smith '95 has been named national Coach of the Year, and Syd Berzon '22 has been named All-American by extrainningssoftball.com.
Baylor's softball team has a knack for bunching state championships together. The Raiders have won 13 state championships (three in a row twice and five in a row once) and Coach Kelli Howard Smith '95 has been a part of all of them, as a player on the '93 and '94 teams and as head coach for all the others.
Along with Upper School varsity softball in the spring, Baylor also fields a successful Middle School team for grades 6-8 that plays in the fall.
Fast Facts on Baylor Softball
- Baylor has won state championships 13 times, always in a group of at least two - 1993 and 1994; 2003, 2004, and 2005; 2011, 2012, and 2013; and 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
- Baylor head coach Kelli Smith '95 has been a part of all 13 state titles - as a player on the '93 and '94 state champs and as head coach of the Red Raiders in the '03, '04, '05, '11, '12, '13, 15, '16, '17, '18, and '19 championship seasons.
Baylor competes in the TSSAA Division II East region.
Baylor alum Crosby Huckabay '16, now an outfielder at Georgia Tech, has been named the ACC Softball Player of the Week by collegesportsmadness.com, a popular website for college sports coverage.
The first win of the season for the 2019 Baylor softball team was the 500th career win for Coach Kelli Smith '95.
Precious Birdsong '14 is coming to the end of her softball career at Middle Tennessee State University and may be headed to the Blue Raiders' Hall of Fame.