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.
4.16.10 | 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).
4.12.10 | Track and Field
Baker men grab third-place at CMU Invitational, women take fifth
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker University track and field team was back in action this weekend when they traveled to the Central Methodist Invitational.
Junior Mary Loveland highlighted things on the women's side taking first-place in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 12:04.06, a victory of nearly 25 seconds.
Both Kayla Irwin (Pole Vault) and Aubree Gustin (Javelin) claimed first-place in their respective field events.
4.4.10 | Men's Track and Field
Baker track and field highlights weekend events
- The Baker 4x100 relay team set a new school record at ESU.
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The Baker track and field teams were back in action this weekend when they traveled to the ESU State Farm Relays in Emporia, Kan. The teams didn't dissapoint. The Baker men's 4x100 team (Hannon, Harris, Anderson, Okiomah) set a new school record with a time of 42.12, surpassing the previous record of 42.65 set in 2006 by Randle, Hubbard, Gleason, and Pitts at the Simpson Invitational.
JL Anderson and Jeremiah May were also successful in qualifying for the 2010 NAIA Outdoor National Championships with their respective performances in the 100 meter hurdles and javelin.
3.27.10 | Track and Field
Wildcat men win Baker Relays, women take second
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker men's track and field team won its first outdoor event of the 2010 season this past weekend at the BU Relays. The Baker women took second.
The men's squad was highlighted by the 4x100 meter relay team that took first-place, running the event in a time of 42.24. The Wildcats also claimed victory in the 4x800 meter relays with a time of 8:22.47.
Individually, Aaron Hannon (pictured) was stellar in the men's pole vault clearing a height of 4.26 meters to take first-place, earning the squad 10 points.
3.26.10 | Track and Field
Wildcats set to host Baker Relays
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Wildcats track and field team will return to competition Saturday at the Baker Relays Invitational at Liston Stadium. Running and field events begin at 11 a.m., except for javelin and pole vault, which begin at noon.
William Jewell, Iowa Western, Benedictine, Central Methodist University, Ottawa University, Missouri Valley College, Highland CC, Park University, Sterling College, Wentworth Military Academy and Bethel College will all be represented in the meet.
The Baker Relays will be the first outdoor competition for the Wildcats in the 2010 season. Next week, Baker heads to Emporia, Kan., for the ESU/State Farm Relays.
2.21.10 | Track and Field
Baker men take fourth, women fifth at HAAC Indoor Championships
LAMONI, Iowa - The Baker University track and field squads competed at the 2010 HAAC Indoor Track and Field Championships held at Graceland University this past weekend. The women's team placed fifth overall with 87 points while the men ranked fourth, totaling 74 points over the two-day event.
The Lindenwood women's and men's squads swept the championship, with each team capturing the 2010 HAAC Indoor crown.
2.8.10 | Men's Track and Field
Wildcats take third in Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Baker men’s track and field team took third place this past weekend at the Nebraska Wesleyan University Triangular with an overall score of 73.
Freshman Reggie Harris highlighted the weekend’s events with a first-place finish in the long jump (6.62 meters) and a second-place finish in the 55 meter (6.47 seconds).
Senior Brian Korn also led the Wildcats with a second-place finish in the shot put and a third-place finish in the weight throw. Korn threw distances of 15.27 meters and 16.53 meters, respectively.
The Wildcats also earned points from Tanner Gleason and Bradley Walker’s efforts in the 200 meter. Gleason clocked in at 24.02 for a fourth-place finish, and Walker’s time of 24.17 was good enough for fifth place.
Baker returns to competition this Friday at the Pittsburg State Invitational.