3.6.12 | Bowling
Baker bowlers set for Sectionals showdown in Texas
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Quietly going about their business, the Baker University women’s bowling team qualified for their second consecutive trip to the USBC Sectional Championship set to be held this upcoming weekend in Euless, Texas.
Most recently, the Baker women placed 14th out of 44 teams at the Blue and Gold Classic, held in South Bend, Ind. Baker finished ahead of NCAA DI teams Purdue University, Ohio State University, The University of Kansas, and The University of Illinois.
1.13.12 | Bowling
Wildcat bowlers post first-ever Top 10 finish in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Baker University women’s bowling team posted its first-ever Top 10 finish over the holidays when they traveled to Las Vegas, Nev., to compete in the 2011 Collegiate Shoot-Out Dec. 18-19 and the Glen Carlson Las Vegas Invitational Dec. 20-21.
The Wildcats posted a ninth-place finish out of 17 teams in the opening tournament as junior Caitlin Campbell (pictured) led the way for the Wildcats with a 15th place finish, averaging a score of 196.
2.25.11 | Women's Bowling
Women’s bowling advances to first-ever USBC Intercollegiate Sectional Championships
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Baker University women’s bowling team made history this past weekend as the United States Bowling Congress announced sectional-qualifying assignments for the 2011 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships.
The Baker women finished 26th out of 44 teams in Hoosier Classic held in Indianapolis, Ind. The Wildcats top bowler Caitlin Campbell (Topeka, Kan.) led the Wildcats with a 13th-place individual finish, averaging 193.0 per game.
7.30.10 | Women's Bowling
Keslar named new bowling coach at Baker University
Keslar brings over 30 years of experience to Baker University.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker University has tapped the professional ranks for its new head women's bowling coach. Theresa Yetmar, Associate Director of Athletics , has announced the appointment of Cheryl Keslar to lead the university's bowling program. "To have a renowned professional bowler join our program should give us some immediate local and national attention," said Yetmar. "Cheryl Keslar is an individual with great charisma, style and grace. Coach Wilson will be greatly missed, but we certainly understand the valuable time she is going to gain being with her family. I wish her the best in her future endeavors."
Coach Kristal Wilson announced she would step down as head coach to spend more time with her family and pursue other personal goals.
2.8.10 | Women's Bowling
Wildcats close out season at McKendree Baker Challenge
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. - The Baker University women’s bowling team placed 18th at the weekend McKendree Baker Challenge.
At the team event, the Wildcats had a total pinfall of 5,185.
The event was the final competition for the Wildcats in 2009-2010, the inaugual year for bowling at Baker.
12.8.09 | Women's Bowling
Campbell ranks No. 28 nationally among rookies
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Freshman Caitlin Campbell leads the Baker women's bowling squad in its first year of competition. Campbell, No. 28 nationally among rookies, averages a score of 170.17.
Campbell has posted top 20 finishes at two of the Wildcats' three events. At the MidStates Classic, Campbell finished 15th out of 70 bowlers with an average score of 169.7, and at the Ozark Invitational she also finished 15th with an average score of 174.6.
Baker will take a break in the action before traveling to tahe McKendree/Baker Challenge Feb. 6-7.
12.9.09 | Women's Bowling
Three-time All-American from Wichita State, coaches BU's bowling team
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The bowling team consists of eight players: Caitlin Campbell (pictured), Samantha Lehr, Amanda Sams, Chloe Mercer, Shelby Gitchel, Bethany Hastings, Lauren Yonkey and Whitney Preston.
“Since the beginning, the girls have came together as a team,” said head coach Kristal Wilson. “It’s been amazing watching them grow and better understand the sport of bowling. They have been working hard and it shows. We will continue to work hard and improve as a team.”