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2.8.10 | Women's Track and Field

Women take third place at NWU TriangularKayla Irwin

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Baker women's indoor track and field team took third place this past weekend at the Nebraska Wesleyan Triangular with a team score of 75 points.

Senior Kayla Irwin (pictured) led the Baker women with a second-place finish in the women's pole vault at 3.15 meters.  Freshman Helena Davis also finished near the top in the women's triple jump with a mark of 10.20 meters to place third.

The Wildcats will be back in action Friday, Feb. 12, when they travel to Pittsburg State.

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1.25.10 | Women's Track and Field

Younger athletes get their first taste of competitionCorinna Papps

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Baker indoor track and field team traveled to Lincoln, Neb., this past weekend to participate in the NWU Invitational.

A number of competitors got the season off to a great start. Freshman Corinna Papps (pictured) posted a 12th-place finish in the 1000-meter with a time of 3:21.54, and freshman Lindsey Brown  took 14th-place in the 3000-meter with a time of 11:35.70.

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12.12.09 | Track and Field

Baker caps finals week at KSU All-ComersKayla Irwin

MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Baker University men's and women's track and field teams ended a week of final exams by participating in the KSU All-Comers indoor meet, Saturday, Dec. 12, in Manhattan, Kan.

Kayla Irwin (pictured) posted a third-place finish in the women's pole vault, with an effort of 10-feet, 2-inches to lead the Wildcats on Saturday.

Carrie Lister finished in 10th place with a 37.1-effort in the shot put.

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3.8.12 | Tennis

Baker tennis teams making strides heading into spring break trip

Spring Break Trip

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University tennis teams are off to full action after playing their opening matches of the 2012 season.

3.7.11 | Tennis

Tennis teams geared up for outdoor season

Women's Tennis

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. -The Baker tennis season is well under way as the men’s team remains winless and the women’s team holds a 1-2 record. The two losses for the men and women’s teams have come against NCAA DII squads. Both teams dropped the season opener against Newman University 9-0.

The women rebounded nicely against NAIA opponent Tabor College. Caitlin Metseff clinched the win for the women’s team with a 6-3, 2-6, (10-8) victory.

6.24.10 | Tennis

Former Baker tennis star named Head Tennis Coach
Joe Ahmadian
Joe Ahmadian will take over as head coach beginning July 1, 2010.

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Former Baker tennis player Joe Ahmadian has been named the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Baker University, announced Baker Associate Athletic Director Theresa Yetmar on Thursday.

A Dallas product, Ahmadian was named the 2007 Baker University Athlete of the Year during his senior season before being named an assistant tennis coach at Baker in 2008.

After completing his degree in 2008, Ahmadian became a certified teaching professional at the Midtown Athletic Club in Overland Park, Kan. Ahmadian was an assistant coach at Free State High School in Lawrence, Kan., in 2009 while serving as the assistant head professional at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility.

4.19.10 | Tennis

Women record wins for Baker

St. Louis, Mo. — Junior Molly Flanigan and freshman Lauren Thames highlighted Baker University’s performance at weekend tennis matches in the St. Louis area.

Flanigan recorded her second win in two outings with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over McKendree’s Alison Holloway. Flanigan topped Megan Groninger of William Jewell the previous weekend.

Thames (pictured) brought home the other Baker victory with a 3-6, 6-2, 3-0 win over Lindenwood’s Andrea Aguilar, who defaulted.


4.16.10 | Tennis

William Jewell downs Wildcats

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker tennis teams fell to William Jewell 7-2 (men) and 8-1 (women) on Tuesday on the Laury Tennis Courts.

Sophomore Casey Gleue defeated Chad Kirkland (7-5, 6-2) for the only singles match win for the Wildcat men, and junior Molly Flanigan recorded the lone win for the women by defeating Megan Groninger (6-0, 6-3).

Baker’s Stephen Donly and Drew Richter paired up to earn a doubles win for the men. The duo defeated William Jewell’s Chris Dailey and Jake Szybowicz 9-8 (7-3).

Tuesday was also Senior Day for Keith Pipkin (pictured) and Taylor Bonar. Pipkin fell in his singles match 6-3, 6-0 and Bonar was defeated 6-0, 6-2.

The Wildcats are back in action this weekend as they take on McKendree University at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Louis, Mo. and Lindenwood University at 10 a.m. Sunday in St. Charles, Mo.

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