3.23.11 | Track and Field
Baker Relays switched to Friday due to predicted weather conditions this weekend
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The weather seems to change constantly during this time of year in Kansas. The 2011 Baker Relays weren’t spared from the wrath as head coach Zach Kindler announced the Relays will now take place on Friday, March 25, 2011. They were originally planned to take place on Saturday, March 26th.
“Friday’s weather looks a little better in regards to the temperature which will put our student-athletes at less risk for injury,” said Baker athletic director Theresa Yetmar. “We’re working with our professors to make this a smooth transition for our student-athletes in regards to missing class time.”
3.7.11 | Track and Field
Korn leads the way at NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships
Two Wildcats competed on Saturday, the final day of the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championship in Geneva, Ohio.
Jeremiah Korn ended his freshman campaign with a third-place finish in the men’s shot put. Korn’s best throw came on his last attempt, a toss of 16.33 meters to edge Cody Weber of Hastings College by .09 meters for the bronze medal.
Jeremy Gathright placed 11th in the men’s triple jump with a leap of 14.58 meters.
3.3.11 | Track and Field
Eight Wildcats head to NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships
GENEVA, Ohio - Eight Wildcats will represent Baker University at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field championships March 3-5 in Geneva, Ohio.
All of the Wildcats are ranked in the top 25 in their respective events, including top 10 rankings from Jeremy Gathright, Aaron Hannon, Jason Robbs and Jeremiah Korn. Hannon (No. 3, heptathlon), Gathright (No. 4, triple jump) and Robbs (No. 10, weight throw) attained their rankings from their performances at the HAAC Indoor. Korn (No. 4, shot put) had his best throw earlier in the season at the NWU Invitational.
2.21.11 | Track and Field
Men’s and women’s track and field teams take third-place at HAAC Indoor Championships
LAMONI, Iowa- The Baker track and field teams were impressive at the HAAC Indoor Championships this past weekend.
Behind numerous first-place finishes, the men’s and women’s teams both placed third in the standings. The squads combined for 64 all-conference or all-conference honorable mentions honors at the meet.
1.25.11 | Track and Field
Thurbon and Korn highlight NWU Invitational
LINCOLN, Neb. – Jeremiah Korn and Kate Thurbon led the Wildcat track and field team through another impressive weekend at the NWU Invitational. Korn’s first place finish in the shot put with a throw of 16.34 meters placed Korn second on the NAIA “A” and “B” national standings. Thurbon won the unseeded pole vault with a mark of 3.46 meters, good enough for 15th on the NAIA “B” national standings.
1.10.11 | Track and Field
Baker gets off to quick start at Bill Easton Classic
Jeremy Gathright took first-place in the triple jump
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Baker track and field teams got off to a quick start for the 2011 campaign, coming back from winter break for a strong showing in the Bill Easton Classic at The University of Kansas.
5.31.10 | Track and Field
Okiomah and Hannon named NAIA All-Americans at Nationals
Kome Okiomah took third-place in the men's 100 meter dash.
MARION, Ind. - Seniors Kome Okiomah (Pflugerville, Texas) and Aaron Hannon (Baldwin City, Kan.) led the Baker Wildcats this past weekend at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Indiana Wesleyan University Outdoor Track Complex.
Okiomah took third-place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.49. Hannon grabbed a third-place finish in the men's decathlon with 6,827 points.
All-America honors are awarded to the top six individuals in each event and all four runners in the top six relay teams.