1.25.10 | Baseball
Baker baseball signs junior college transfer
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker University's baseball program has announced the signing of Bryce Daily to a letter of intent for the 2009-2010 school year. Daily comes to Baker from Corna, Calif., where he attended Santiago High School. He is a transfer from Saddleback Community College in Mission Viejo, Calif.
"Bryce wil add depth both as an outfielder and pitcher. We look forward to having his left-handed bat in the lineup," stated head coach Phil Hannon.
9.3.09 | Baseball
Former Baker University standout continues to dominate in Minor Leagues
Nuno-mania is spreading among the Cleveland Indians minor league organization. Vidal Nuno, picked by the Indians in the 48th round this year out of Baker University, continues to impress scouts. In 12 appearances this season (seven starts) in a short season in single-A Mahoning Valley, based in Niles, Ohio, the left-hander has posted a 5-0 record with a 1.57 ERA having allowed 37 hits and 13 walks while striking out 43 in 51.2 innings pitched.
4.27.12 | Men's Basketball
Baker University names Sean Dooley men’s basketball coach
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Sean Dooley, an assistant coach at perennial NAIA basketball powerhouse Columbia (Mo.) College, has been named the 26th head coach in Baker University men’s basketball history, Baker University Director of Athletics Theresa Yetmar announced on Friday.
At Columbia, Dooley is coming off four consecutive 25-plus win seasons and four trips to the NAIA National Tournament, including one NAIA National runner-up finish.
“Sean is a great fit to lead our program,” Yetmar said. “His work ethic, values and passion for mentoring student-athletes naturally align with our mission. Sean has provided strong leadership for winning NAIA programs and we expect our men’s basketball program to consistently compete at a championship level.”
3.29.12 | Men's Basketball
Baker University head coach Brett Ballard set to join Manning at Tulsa
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Baker University head men’s basketball coach Brett Ballard has accepted a coaching position at the University of Tulsa, the BU athletic department announced on Thursday afternoon.
Ballard will join the Hurricane as an assistant coach under legendary KU player and assistant coach Danny Manning.
During his time at Baker, Ballard led the Wildcats to new heights in just two seasons.
3.21.12 | Men's Basketball
Ben Steinlage named NAIA Honorable Mention All-American
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After leading Baker to its first NAIA DI Men’s Basketball National Championship appearance since 1941, Baker’s leading scorer Ben Steinlage with 12.3 points per game was named to the 2012 NAIA DI Men’s Basketball All-America Team.
Steinlage finished with 14 points and five rebounds in Baker’s, 103-88 loss to Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) in the opening round of the national tournament. Steinlage also led the Wildcats will 6.1 rebounds per game and five double-doubles on the season.