4.13.10 | Athletics
Baker softball and tennis highlight Tuesday action
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Both the Baker University softball and tennis teams will be in action this afternoon when softball takes on Graceland University and tennis faces rival William Jewell College.
Baker softball (14-24, 4-10) is coming off a weekend sweep of the University of St. Mary on Senior Day. Offensivley, Brooke Allen has been a consistent force all season holding a batting average of .347 with nine stolen bases.
4.15.10 | Women's Golf
Baker women grab fifth at Park Invitational
- The Park Invitational was held at the National Golf Club of Kansas City (The Deuce).
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In their second tournament of the spring, the Baker women's golf team continues to struggle with illness and consistency on the golf course.
Sophomore Stacy Yowell led the Baker women with scores of 84 on the first day and a impressive 83 in windy conditions on the final day. Junior Dani Weimholt returned to action following a thumb injury and shook off a rusty first round 93 to shoot 85 in Tuesday's round.
4.15.10 | Baseball
Wildcats set to face rival William Jewell Friday night
Sophomore Chris Cummins continues to lead the Wildcats with a 4-1 record.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan.- In their first night game of the 2010 season, the Baker Wildcats (13-17, 9-10) will look to get back on track after dropping a four-game series with HAAC leader Avila University this past weekend.
William Jewell College (28-8, 13-5) currently sits in second-place in the HAAC standings, just one game behind Avila University.
4.15.10 | Football
Baker football coaching staff to lead senior all-stars
The Baker coaching staff will lead the American squad in the Senior Classic.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - The Baker University football coaching staff has officially been selected to guide the student-athletes competing in the fourth annual College Fanz Sports Network Senior Classic, Saturday, April 24th at Salina Stadium in Salina, Kan.
The Baker coaching staff will face-off against the Ottawa University coaching staff in a game that features 130 former NAIA football players against one another in a showcase of talent and character. Former Baker players featured in the game include: Richie Bryant (Louisiana, Mo.), Mack Brown (Liberty, Mo.), and Rodney Harris (Olathe, Kan.). The Baker players and coaches will be representing the American squad, while the Ottawa coaches will represent the Nationals.
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).
4.16.10 | Baseball
Wildcats split series opener with William Jewell
The Wildcats split the series opening doubleheader Friday night.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan.- The Baker baseball team split a doubleheader with William Jewell College on Friday evening.
Game one went to Baker, 8-4. Sophomore Chris Cummins improved to 5-1 on the season after throwing his fourth complete game of the season. Cummins gave up four runs on six hits in the victory.
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.