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.
1.25.10 | Men's Track and Field
NWU Invitational recap
LINCOLN, Neb. - The Wildcat indoor track and field team competed in the Nebraska Wesleyan University Invitational over the weekend.
Several athletes had strong performances, including sophomore JL Anderson (pictured) who finished 6th in the 200 meter with a time of 22.67, and Devin Wilson who took 9th in the 400 meter with a time of 51.51. Taylor Nall also highlighted Baker’s weekend with a 9th-place finish in the 3000 meter. Nall clocked in at 9:01.18.
12.12.09 | Track and Field
Baker caps finals week at KSU All-Comers
MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Baker University men's and women's track & field teams ended a week of final exams by participating in the KSU All-Comers indoor meet, Saturday, December 12, in Manhattan, Kan.
Senior Brian Korn (pictured) posted a fourth-place finish in the men's shot put and finished seventh in the weight throw to lead the Wildcats.
Korn had an effort of 48-feet, 0.6-inches en route to the fourth-place finish in the shot put and 52-feet, 10-inch effort in the weight throw.View the full results here.
3.8.12 | Tennis
Baker tennis teams making strides heading into spring break trip
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University tennis teams are off to full action after playing their opening matches of the 2012 season.
The Baker women (1-2) opened the season with a 5-4 victory over Stephens College, before dropping back-to-back matches against Rockhurst and Johnson County Community College.
“I’m really looking forward to the rest of our season,” said Baker head tennis coach Joe Ahmadian. “We still have an incomplete line-up heading into our spring break trip, but we should be back at full strength once we get back.”
3.7.11 | Tennis
Tennis teams geared up for outdoor season
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. -The Baker tennis season is well under way as the men’s team remains winless and the women’s team holds a 1-2 record. The two losses for the men and women’s teams have come against NCAA DII squads. Both teams dropped the season opener against Newman University 9-0.
The women rebounded nicely against NAIA opponent Tabor College. Caitlin Metseff clinched the win for the women’s team with a 6-3, 2-6, (10-8) victory.
6.24.10 | Tennis
Former Baker tennis star named Head Tennis Coach
Joe Ahmadian will take over as head coach beginning July 1, 2010.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Former Baker tennis player Joe Ahmadian has been named the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Baker University, announced Baker Associate Athletic Director Theresa Yetmar on Thursday.
A Dallas product, Ahmadian was named the 2007 Baker University Athlete of the Year during his senior season before being named an assistant tennis coach at Baker in 2008.
After completing his degree in 2008, Ahmadian became a certified teaching professional at the Midtown Athletic Club in Overland Park, Kan. Ahmadian was an assistant coach at Free State High School in Lawrence, Kan., in 2009 while serving as the assistant head professional at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility.
4.19.10 | Tennis
Women record wins for Baker
St. Louis, Mo. — Junior Molly Flanigan and freshman Lauren Thames highlighted Baker University’s performance at weekend tennis matches in the St. Louis area.
Flanigan recorded her second win in two outings with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over McKendree’s Alison Holloway. Flanigan topped Megan Groninger of William Jewell the previous weekend.
Thames (pictured) brought home the other Baker victory with a 3-6, 6-2, 3-0 win over Lindenwood’s Andrea Aguilar, who defaulted.