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.
3.28.10 | Baseball
Baker men split with Graceland University
- Joey Orozco scores the game winning run in the nightcap sliding head-first.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - It was a tale of two stories on Sunday afternoon, as the Baker men dropped the first game of a twinbill, 4-3 and won the nightcap 7-6 in extra innings.
Game one saw senior pitcher Dustin Moomau throw four innings giving up three runs on seven hits. Graceland scored three runs in the top of the third before Baker was able to inch back and tie the game up 3-3 in the bottom of the sixth. Graceland countered the Baker effort notching one run in the top of the seventh to seal the victory, 4-3.
3.29.10 | Baseball
Cummins throws a gem, Baker splits again
Sophomore Chris Cummins pitched seven scoreless innings in the 2-0 win.
LAMONI, IOWA - The Baker University baseball team split a doubleheader with Graceland University for the second consecutive day on Monday afternoon. Baker won the first game 2-0 and dropped the finale 8-2.
4.2.10 | Softball
Baker splits doubleheader with Benedictine
- Brooke Allen leads the Wildcats with a .372 batting average and .436 slugging %.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women's softball team finally got its chance to play in front of their own fans on Thursday afternoon. Baker won the first game 4-3 and dropped the nightcap 10-4.
The Wildcats took a 2-0 lead in game one thanks to an RBI single and solo home run from sophomore Allie Losey. The lead didn't last. Benedictine scored two runs in the top of the sixth inning to even the score at 2-2. But the Wildcats had a flare for the dramatic. Baker won the game in the bottom of the seventh inning courtesy of a single up-the-middle by junior Annie Hannon.
4.3.10 | Baseball
Wildcats sweep Benedictine College
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University baseball picked up two huge conference victories this past weekend sweeping Benedictine College Saturday afternoon.
Sophomore Chris Cummins pitched a complete game, and the Baker baseball team escaped with a victory in game one.
4.4.10 | Athletics
Baker track and field highlights weekend events
- The Baker 4x100 relay team set a new school record at ESU.
Track and Field
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.
4.5.10 | Baseball
Cummins named HAAC Pitcher of the Week
- Sophomore Chris Cummins was named HAAC Pitcher of the Week on Monday.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker Wildcats left-hander Chris Cummins was tabbed HAAC Pitcher of the Week the conference announced on Monday afternoon.
The Corona, California native recorded two complete-game victories against Graceland University and Benedictine College. Cummins racked up 16 strikeouts with just five walks while posting a 1.93 ERA. On the season, Cummins owns a 3-0 record with a 2.83 ERA.