10.12.09 | Men's Golf
Golf plays last event of fall season
Wednesday saw temperatures in the mid 70s with a brisk wind that gusted 15 to 25 mph. A northwest cold front came in overnight dropping temperatures to the low 50s and depositing about half an inch of rain on the golf course. The rain resumed about an hour before the second round and continued through the first three holes of the second day. Rain resumed half way through the round and continued for the rest of the day dropping another two-thirds to three-quarters of an inch of rain during second-round play. Temperatures hovered at 49 degrees as golfers finished.
9.22.09 | Men's Golf
Men's golf deals with the elements at Evangel Tournament
The weather wasn't ideal for a mid-September day, but even so, the Baker men's golfers posted some respectable scores. Freshman Andy Sherman, from Andover, Kan., posted the fourth best individual effort of the tournament with rounds of (73-80-75). Fellow freshman Mason Dick, from Baldwin City, tied for sixth individually and was the only Wildcat golfer to post three rounds in the 70s (75-79-78). Sophomore Michael Wissman from Overland Park, Kan., had a breakout tournament after a hard week of practice, leading the Baker JV with rounds of 78-78-81.
2009 Season Outlook
Coach Karen Exon is pleased to announce the signing of four solid freshmen golfers who are expected to complement a solid group of six seniors, one junior, and four sophomores.
Mason Dick from Baldwin City and Andy Sherman from Andover, Kan., qualified for spring 2009 state high school championships. Sherman helped lead his Andover Central High School team to the Kansas State 5A title at Emporia Municipal Golf Course last May. They are joined by freshman Jacob Draisey of Raytown South High School, Luke Harshfield of Wichita North High School, and walk-on Blake Randels from Baldwin High School.
9.1.09 | Men's Golf
Men's golf begins fall season
The BU men’s varsity and JV golf teams completed play this afternoon in the two-day 36-hole William Woods University Show Me Summer Shootout.
William Woods, McKendree College and Baker University squads competed from the NAIA. NCAA D-II Pittsburg State University was joined by provisional-status NCAA D-II University of Arkansas-Ft. Smith.
5.2.12 | Football
Former USC running back Dillon Baxter signs with Baker University
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Baker University head football coach Mike Grossner has announced the signing of Dillon Baxter, a former running back for the University of Southern California.
Grossner flew to San Diego this past weekend and signed Baxter on Sunday afternoon in his home.
“I’ve been aware of Dillon since high school,” Grossner said. “I’ve had a good relationship with Rolando Rivera at Mission Bay High School where Rivera coached Baxter in 2009 when he was named the National High School Player of the Year.”
11.28.11 | Football
Five Wildcats named to football all-HAAC first team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After closing out their fifth consecutive winning season at 7-3, the Baker University football finished the season in style with five players being named to the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference first team.
Junior offensive lineman Aaron Rieschick (Holton, Kan.), senior running back John Babb (Topeka, Kan.), sophomore quarterback Jake Morse (Lenexa, Kan.), and freshman kicker Andrew Kimrey (Kansas City, Mo.) were all first-team offensive selections.