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.
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.
4.19.10 | Men's Track and Field
Hannon named HAAC Track Athlete of the Week
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Aaron Hannon's record-setting performance at the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan., on Thursday, April 15, has earned him the honor of Heart of America Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week.
With his victory in the men's decathlon, Aaron Hannon became the first athlete from Baker University (Kan.) to ever win a Kansas Relays title. Hannon accumulated 6,948 points over the 10 events to capture the prestigious trophy. Hannon's best event of the day came in the 110-meter hurdles, as he clocked in at 15.63 to earn 775 points.
The Wildcats will be back in action this weekend in Baldwin City when they host the Wildcat Relays. Action is set to begin Saturday, April 24, at 10:00 a.m.
4.16.10 | Track and Field
Hannon wins school's first-ever KU Relays crown
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Baker University junior Aaron Hannon became the first Wildcat athlete to ever win an event at the Kansas Relays on Thursday afternoon, taking the decathalon with a career-best 6,948 points.
Hannon outdistanced Nebraska's Teran Walford (6,785) and Arkansas State's Taylor Short (6,413).