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Monday, 22 October 2012 00:00

Macy Wallisch

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PositionNumber
Center35
YearHometown
JuniorHolton, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
6-03Holton HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-14: Wallisch became one of the most improved players in the NAIA her sophomore season, as she was named the 2013-14 HAAC Women's Basketball Defensive Player of the Year, after finishing the season No. 2 in the country in blocked shots with 107...She also played in all 34 games for Baker with 24 starts and averaged 7.9 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, leading the team with 265 total rebounds...Shot 50-percent from the floor and scored a season-high 22 points in the Wildcats crucial road win at MNU on 1/31...Also named to the 2013-14 HAAC Women's Basketball Honorable Mention All-Conference team.

2012-13: Appeared in 29 games as a freshman, totaling 53 points, 96 rebounds, and 5 assists. Had a season high 10 points against William Jewell, and 12 rebounds against Culver-Stockton and Peru State.

PERSONAL: Macy Lynn Wallisch was born in Topeka, Kan., and is the daughter of John and Heather Wallisch…Has 1 sibling: Megan…Played basketball and track at Holton High School where the Wildcats were 2011 State Champions and 2012 State Runner-up…Named All-League and All-State Honorable Mention…Chose Baker University over Highland and Peru State…Enjoys basketball, spending time with friends, and fishing…Majoring in Biology.

Monday, 22 October 2012 00:00

Jami Hodge

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PositionNumber
Guard1
YearHometown
JuniorSpring Hill, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-8Spring Hill HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-14: Played in 34 games for the 'Cats with one start...Third on the team in steals with 28...Averaged 5.4 points and 2.7 rebounds per game and recorded 22 assists...Knocked down 13 three-point field goals and shot 38.3-percent from the field.

2012-13: Appeared in 10 games as a freshman, and averaged 4.9 points. Had a season high 16 points and 4 steals against Central Christian of Moberly.

PERSONAL: Jami Rene Hodge was born in Spring Hill, Kan., and is the daughter of Judy and Duane Hodge…Has 2 siblings: Jessica and Danny…Played basketball, volleyball, and track at Spring Hill High School where the Broncos were Sub-State Runner-up in 2009-2010…4-year Honor Roll Student…First-Team All-League performer sophomore, junior and senior year...Second-Team All-State junior and senior seasons...Conference player of the year 2011...Ranked in the Top 10 scorers in the state of Kansas senior year, averaging 18 points a game...Majoring in Business Marketing.

Monday, 22 October 2012 00:00

Ericka Simpson

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PositionNumber
Guard3
YearHometown
JuniorSpring Hill, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-6Spring Hill HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-14: Appeared in 34 games with one start...Tied for third on the squad in assists with 38...Had eight steals and averaged 2.1 points per game...Averaged 9.4 minutes per game and shot 69.6-percent from the free-throw line.

2012-13: Appeared in 32 games as a freshman, and averaged 3.8 points per game. Had a season high 16 points against Manhattan Christian College, and 5 rebounds against Missouri Valley.

PERSONAL: Erika Jo Simpson was born in Olathe, Kan., and is the daughter of Rick and Vicki Simpson…Has 4 siblings: Rickey, Kelsey, Emie, and Trey…Played basketball at Spring Hill High School where she was named 1st Team All-League, All-State Honorable Mention and 2012 Conference Player of the Year…Graduated Valedictorian and was the Student Body President…Majoring in Exercise Science.

Monday, 22 October 2012 10:59

Sarah Lowry

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PositionNumber
Guard/Forward 10
YearHometown
SophomoreSiloam Springs, Ark.
HeightPrevious School
5-11North Arkansas CC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012-13: Red-shirted.

PERSONAL: Sarah Elizabeth Lowry was born in Tucson, Ariz., and is the daughter of Chuck and Twyla Lowry…Has 5 siblings: Ben, Emily, Natalie, Andrea, and Luke…Played basketball and volleyball at Siloam Springs High School in Siloam Springs, Ark., where the Panther volleyball team won 6 straight State Championships and the basketball team was ranked 13th in the nation…Enjoys the outdoors and spending time with friends…Majoring in Psychology.

Monday, 22 October 2012 00:00

Rashida Simpson

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PositionNumber
Forward30
YearHometown
SeniorSan Bernadino, Calif.
HeightPrevious School
5-10Cajon HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-14: Played in all 34 games her junior season with 10 starts...Second on the team in rebounds with 169, averaging five per game...Averaged 6.9 points per game...Shot 51.3-percent from the floor and had 11 blocks and 15 steals...Scored in double figures eight times, had a season high 15 points against Tabor...Had 12 rebounds against Graceland on 12/14.

2012-13: A HAAC Honorable Mention All-Conference recipient and appeared in 28 games as a sophomore, registering 271 points, 245 rebounds, 15 assists, and 18 steals. Had a season high 23 points against McPherson, and 22 rebounds against Peru State. Ranked number 24 in Division I in offensive rebounds per game with 3.5. Ranked number 42 in Division I in total rebounds with 245.

2011-12: Appeared in 30 games as a freshman, registering 113 points, 122 rebounds, 10 assists, and 5 blocks. Her best game of the season came against Peru State when she had a season high of 16 points, 5-for-8 from the field, and 6-for-7 from the free-throw line.

PERSONAL: Rashida Jaonna Simpson was born in Santa Monica, Calif., and is the daughter of Rhonda Early and Robert Simpson…Has 10 siblings: Robert, LeToya, Quinten, Andrew, Raheim, Raafi, Rahkman, Rashad, RaKayla, and Ryan…Played basketball at Cajon High School in San Bernardino, Calif., where the Cowboys were 2008, 2009, and 2010 CTF Champions and League Champions for 12 straight years…Named All-League and All-County…Majoring in Psychology.

Monday, 22 October 2012 00:00

Kyrstie Ehm

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PositionNumber
Guard/Forward22
YearHometown
SeniorTowanda, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-11Hutchinson CC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-14: 2013-14 HAAC Third Team All-Conference selection after averaging 13.3 points per game, good for second on the team and made 77 three-point field goals, also good for second on the squad...Averaged 3.6 rebounds per game and recorded 27 steals...Had 38 assists and shot 45.5-percent from the field...Appeared in 34 games with 33 starts...Scored in double figures 21 times.

2012-13: Appeared in 32 games as a sophomore, and averaged 7.3 points per game. Also registered a 75% from the free-throw line. Had a season high 25 points against Haskell, and 6 rebounds against Graceland and Central Methodist.

Hutchinson Community College: Didn’t play due to injury.

PERSONAL: Kyrstie Ashley Ehm was born in Holdrege, Neb., and is the daughter of Brent and Daneen Ehm…Has one sibling: Kyler…Played basketball and volleyball at Circle High School in Towanda, Kan., where the Thunderbirds made a State appearance in 2010…Named All-Metro, 2-time League MVP, 1st team All-League, 2-time 1st team All-State…Graduated Valedictorian, member of National Honors Society, Student Council President, and Wendy’s Heisman Finalist…Chose Baker University over Pittsburg State, Drury, Metro State University, University of Northern Colorado, and Grand Canyon…Enjoys shopping, painting nails, and sports…Majoring in Business.

Monday, 22 October 2012 10:44

Kyra Ramsey

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Kyra Ramsey
PositionNumber
Guard10
YearHometown
SophomoreRepublic, Mo.
HeightPrevious School
5-06Republic HS

2011: Appeared in 29 games as a freshman totaling 110 points, 63.6% from the free-throw line, 48 rebounds, 45 assists, and 45 steals. She had a season high of 12 points, 7 free-throw attempts, 4 made field goals, and 3 offensive rebounds against Rogers State.

PERSONAL: Kyra Alise Ramsey was born in Republic, MO, and is the daughter of Mark and Becky Ramsey…Has 3 siblings: Cale, Shana, and Trent…Played basketball at Republic High School where the Tigers were District Champions and she was named All-State, All-District, and All-Conference…Member of National Honors Society, FCCLA, and FFA…Undecided major.

Monday, 22 October 2012 00:00

Haleigh Tenpenny

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PositionNumber
Forward33
YearHometown
SeniorTopeka, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-10Topeka Seaman HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-14: Played in 22 games with seven starts...Averaged 2.3 points and 2.1 rebounds per game and registered five steals and 11 assists...Shot 90-percent from the free-throw line, 9-of-10...Averaged 8.9 minutes per game.

2012-13: Appeared in 27 games as a sophomore, totaling 65 points, 56 rebounds, and 10 assists. Had a season high 9 points against Manhattan Christian College, and 5 rebounds against Park and Central Christian of Moberly.

2011-12: Appeared in 28 games as a freshman totaling 66 points, 60% from the free-throw line, 64 rebounds, 12 assists, and 12 steals. Her best game came against Friends University when she had a season high of 10 points including 2-for-2 from the 3-point line.

PERSONAL: Haleigh Joelle Tenpenny was born in Topeka, Kan., and is the daughter of Debbie and Dennis Tenpenny…Has 2 siblings: Cam and Hope…Played basketball and volleyball at Seamen High School where the Vikings were 2010 Sub-State Champions…Named 3rd team All-City in 2009 and 2010, and 2nd team All-City in 2011…Majoring in Exercise Science.

Monday, 22 October 2012 00:00

Avery Vogts

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PositionNumber
Guard/Forward21
YearHometown
SeniorNewton, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-11Newton HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-14: Played in 29 games and knocked down 18 three-point field goals, good fourth on the team...Averaged 2.6 points per game and 1.3 rebounds per game...Had a season high nine points against McPherson.

2012-13: Appeared in 30 games as a sophomore, and registered 122 points, 44 rebounds, and 10 assists. Had a season high 15 points against William Jewell. Also had a season high 4 rebounds against William Jewell and Benedictine.

2011-12: Appeared in 29 games as a freshman, registering 150 points, 72.3% from the free-throw line, 63 rebounds, 15 assists, and 14 steals. She had a season high of 12 points against Peru State including 9 free-throw attempts.

PERSONAL: Avery Vogts was born in Newton, Kan., and is the daughter of Alan Vogts and Ellen Arre…Has 2 siblings: Amber and Emily…Played basketball at Newton High School where the Railroaders went to State twice, and she was named All-State, All-League, and All-around MVP…Chose Baker University over Benedictine, Mesa State, Avila, and MidAmerica…Enjoys reading, biking, and art…Undecided major.

Monday, 22 October 2012 10:40

Shea Shoemaker

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PositionNumber
Guard/Forward15
YearHometown
SeniorMinneapolis, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-10Barton County CC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012-13: Appeared in 32 games as a junior, and averaged 4.7 points, and 3.9 rebounds per game. Had a season high 12 points and 5 steals against Evangel. Had a season high 8 rebounds against Peru State, and 6 assists against Central Christian of Moberly.

PERSONAL: Shea Kylie Shoemaker was born in Salina, Kan., and is the daughter of Kim and Jerry Shoemaker…Has 4 siblings…Played basketball at Minneapolis Jr/Sr High School where the Lions were State Runner-up…Named All-League and All-State in 2010…Honor Roll Student…Enjoys shopping and basketball…Undecided major.

 

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Anyone is eligible to write an open letter of nomination regarding an individual they believe to be worthy of induction to the Baker University Athletic Hall of Fame. The nominations must be received by December 31 to be considered for induction during the next calendar year. Once an individual is nominated, he or she remain in an active file for review by the Hall of Fame Selection Committee. The selection committee sends recommendations in the spring to the President of the University for final approval for fall induction.

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- Current and former coaches or athletic administrators

- Meritorious service to the Baker University athletic programs

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