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.
4.19.10 | Football
Wildcats ranked No. 24 in preseason coaches poll
The Wildcats enter 2010 ranked No.24 nationally.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the second-straight year, Baker University will come into the 2010 campaign ranked in the Top 25 nationally.
Despite losing two of their top offensive performers, running back Richie Bryant (two-time all-conference first-team selection) and quarterback Mack Brown (all-time passing leader in school history), the Wildcats edged their way into the poll at No.24.
4.20.10 | Baseball
St. Mary's sweeps Baker in non-conference doubleheader
The Wildcats were swept again on in a non-conference showdown Tuesday.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan.- A misplayed fly ball on the infield got the big inning started for St. Mary’s when there was some confusion between third baseman Tad Eubanks and catcher Brandon Truitt. The Wildcats dropped game one 9-7 after surrendering five runs in the seventh.
4.20.10 | Softball
Worley blast, Gruber dominance sends Baker back to playoffs
Junior Katie Worley also commanded the game from behind the plate.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - For the first time in four years, the Baker softball team is back in the Heart of America Athletic Conference playoffs.
Katie Worley's three-run home run in the third inning gave the Wildcats a 5-0 lead from which they never looked back. Freshman Heather Gruber pitched six solid innings giving up three runs on 10 hits. Senior Chelsi Taylor took over for Gruber in the seventh and closed the game out in dramatic fashion.
4.21.10 | Golf
Golf teams set to host 2010 Baker Invitational
Head coach Exon directs the players prior to tee-off Wednesday morning.
LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Baker University golf teams will be hosting their annual Spring Invitational. The 54-hole event features nine women's teams and eight men's teams. The par-72, 7,092-yard Alvamar Golf Club will serve as the host course.
4.21.10 | Women's Golf
Baker women take first-place in rain shortened BU Invitational
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Juniors Danielle Weimholt and Krista Yaktine led the way for the Baker women on Tuesday afternoon posting respective scores of 86 and 92. The Wildcats finished the tournament with a team score of 368.
Avila University finished in second-place with a team score of 385, Missouri Valley third-place at 387 and Ottawa University in fourth-place at 422.
4.24.10 | Baseball
MNU sinks Baker, game two postponed
Coach Hannon and the Wildcats will battle for the final spot in the HAAC Playoffs.
OLATHE, Kan. - MidAmerica jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and never looked back Saturday afternoon at Dixon Stadium. The Pioneers scored three runs in the second-inning thanks to a double and two-run homer by Kyle Segrave.
MNU senior Harrison Helms held the Wildcats to just six hits in the 4-0 complete-game shutout victory.