1.10.11 | Track and Field
Baker gets off to quick start at Bill Easton Classic
The women’s 4x400 team took first-place at the event
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.
5.18.10 | Track and Field
Ten Baker track and field athletes headed to nationals
Aaron Hannon will look to bring home a National Championship in the decathlon.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams will have 10 representatives at the 2010 NAIA Track and Field National Championships held at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind., May 27-29.
5.2.10 | Track and Field
Baker grabs second-place; Kindler named Coach of the Year
Track and Field will look towards the 2010 National Championships.
ATCHISON, Kan. -The second day of the 2010 HAAC Track and Field Championships saw the Baker University women's team take second-place, while the men took third.
Freshman Devin Freeman (10,000 Meter Run) and junior Aubree Gustin (Javelin Throw) highlighted the women's side taking first-place in their respective events.
On the men's side, the 4x400 relay team, Travis Miller (High Jump), and Tanner Gleason (Decathalon) all took first-place.
4.12.10 | Track and Field
Baker men grab third-place at CMU Invitational, women take fifth
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker University track and field team was back in action this weekend when they traveled to the Central Methodist Invitational.
Junior Mary Loveland highlighted things on the women's side taking first-place in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 12:04.06, a victory of nearly 25 seconds.
Both Kayla Irwin (Pole Vault) and Aubree Gustin (Javelin) claimed first-place in their respective field events.
4.4.10 | Women's Track and Field
Baker track and field highlights weekend events
The Baker track and field teams were back in action this weekend when they traveled to the ESU State Farm Relays in Emporia, Kan. The teams didn't dissapoint. The Baker men's 4x100 team (Hannon, Harris, Anderson, Okiomah) set a new school record with a time of 42.12, surpassing the previous record of 42.65 set in 2006 by Randle, Hubbard, Gleason, and Pitts at the Simpson Invitational.
JL Anderson and Jeremiah May were also successful in qualifying for the 2010 NAIA Outdoor National Championships with their respective performances in the 100 meter hurdles and javelin.
Junior Mary Loveland (pictured) highlighted things on the women's side taking second-place in the 5000 meter run with a time of 19.37.26. Junior Carrie Lister took second-place in the women's shot-put recording a mark of 12.30 meters.
3.27.10 | Track and Field
Wildcat men win Baker Relays, women take second
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker men's track and field team won its first outdoor event of the 2010 season this past weekend at the BU Relays. The Baker women took second.
The men's squad was highlighted by the 4x100 meter relay team that took first-place, running the event in a time of 42.24. The Wildcats also claimed victory in the 4x800 meter relays with a time of 8:22.47.
Individually, Aaron Hannon was stellar in the men's pole vault clearing a height of 4.26 meters to take first-place, earning the squad 10 points.
3.26.10 | Track and Field
Wildcats set to host Baker Relays
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Wildcats track and field team will return to competition Saturday at the Baker Relays Invitational at Liston Stadium. Running and field events begin at 11 a.m., except for javelin and pole vault, which begin at noon.
William Jewell, Iowa Western, Benedictine, Central Methodist University, Ottawa University, Missouri Valley College, Highland CC, Park University, Sterling College, Wentworth Military Academy, and Bethel College will all be represented in the meet.
The Baker Relays will be the first outdoor competition for the Wildcats in the 2010 season. Next week, Baker heads to Emporia, Kan., for the ESU/State Farm Relays.