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Thursday, 27 September 2012 11:06

Cooper Clark

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Year
Senior
Hometown
Haysville, Kan.
Previous School
Campus HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012: Finished 281st place at Nationals, at the Fort Vancouver National Historic site in Vancouver, Wash., with a time of 28:26...Helped the Wildcats win a HAAC Championship, at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, with a 28th place finish and time of 28:17...Was named a 2012 NAIA Scholar-Athlete

2011: Finished 48th place at the Gary Stoner Invitational in Fayette, Mo., with an 8K time of 28:48.45…Finished 141st at the Mid States Classic in Winfield, Kan., with an 8K time of 29:22.59…Finished 19th at the HAAC League Meet in Fayette, Mo., with an 8K time of 27:52.03

PERSONAL: Cooper Jordan Clark was born in Wichita, Kan., and is the son of Bret and Ronda Clark…Has 1 sibling: Bailey (19)…Attended Campus High School where the Colts earned 4 consecutive League Championships, 2009 4th Place at State, and 2008 3rd Place at State…Named 2-time, 2nd Team All-League and 2009 1st Team All-League…Enjoys playing drums, reading, cycling, and running…Majoring in Middle Level Science Education.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 11:04

Taylor Nall

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Taylor Nall
Year
Senior
Hometown
Lenexa, Kan.
Previous School
Shawnee Mission West HS     

2011: Finished 43rd place at the Planet Sub Invitational in Emporia, Kan., with an 8K time of 27:02.94…Finished 23rd at the Gary Stoner Invitational in Fayette, Mo., with an 8K time of 27:31.39…Finished 34th at the Mid States Classic in Winfield, Kan., with an 8K time of 26:29.08…Finished 9th at the HAAC League Meet in Fayette, Mo., with an 8K time of 26:31.88…Finished 181st at the NAIA National Championship Meet in Vancouver, Wash., with an 8K time of 26:24…First Team All-HAAC Selection…Named Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athlete

PERSONAL: Patrick Taylor Nall was born in Overland Park, Kan., and is the son of Pat and Mary Beth Nall…Has 1 sibling: Annie Earp (30)…Attended Shawnee Mission West High School where he was a 2-time State Qualifier…Member of Yearbook and Honor Roll Student…Enjoys music and reading…Member of Delta Tau Delta…Majoring in Economics.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 11:03

Kellen Kristoffersen

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Aaron Caldwell
Year
Senior
Hometown
Leawood, Kan.
Previous School
Blue Valey West HS

PERSONAL: Kellen Brady Kristofferson was born in Overland Park, Kan., and is the son of Tammi and Rick Kristoffersen…Has 1 sibling: Madison who is a member of the Baker Dance Team…Attended Blue Valley West High School where he was a 4-year letter winner and jog mentor…Majoring in Exercise Science

Thursday, 27 September 2012 11:01

Eric Larson

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Eric_LarsonEric Larson
Year
Senior
Hometown
Overland Park, Kan.
Previous School
Blue Valley West HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011: Finished 34th at the Planet Sub Invitational in Emporia, Kan., with an 8K time of 26:46.06…Finished 32nd at the Gary Stoner Invitational in Fayette, Mo., with an 8K time of 27:44.68…Finished 28th at the Mid States Classic in Winfield, Kan., with an 8K time of 26:13.90…Finished 11th at the HAAC League Meet in Fayette, Mo., with an 8K time of 26:41.84…Finished 200th place at the NAIA National Championship Meet in Vancouver, Wash., with an 8K time of 26:32…Honorable Mention All-HAAC Selection

PERSONAL: Eric James Larson was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and is the son of James and Tina Larson…Has 2 siblings: Janelle (24) and Kyle (21)…Attended Blue Valley West High School where the Jaguars were 2008 Cross Country Regional Champions and 2006, 2007 EKL Track Champions…Named 2nd Team All-Metro 2007 and 2008…National Honors Society Member…Enjoys playing video games, baseball, basketball, and watching television…Majoring in Exercise Science

Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:59

Christopher Duderstadt

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Year
Senior
Hometown
Overland Park, Kan.
Previous School
Shawnee Mission West HS     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011: Finished 112th at the Planet Sub Invitational in Emporia, Kan., with an 8K time of 28:36.47…Finished 109th at the Mid States Classic in Winfield, Kan., with an 8K time of 28:29.92…Finished 27th at the HAAC League Meet in Fayette, Mo., with an 8K time of 28:35.38

PERSONAL: Christopher Alan Duderstadt was born in Merriam, Kan., and is the son of Hilary and Glen Duderstadt…Attended Shawnee Mission West High School where the Vikings were 2009 Sunflower League and Regional Champions…Inaugural member of the SMWHS 1,000 mile summer running club…National Honors Society Member and Eagle Scout…Chose Baker University over Ottawa University, Doane College, and Simpson College…Enjoys playing and watching sports, and spending time with friends…Majoring in Mass Media.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:57

Aaron Caldwell

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Aaron_CaldwellAaron Caldwell
Year
Senior
Hometown
Overland Park, Kan.
Previous School
Blue Valey West HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011: Finished a team-best 15th place at the Planet Sub Invitational in Emporia, Kan., with an 8K time of 26:11.18…Finished another team-best 8th place at the Gary Stoner Invitational in Fayette, Mo., with an 8K time of 26:14.86…Had yet another team best finish at the Mid States Classic in Winfield, Kan., with a 20th place finish…Set a personal record at the Mid States Classic finishing with an 8K time of 25:55.56…Finished team-best 5th place at the HAAC League Meet in Fayette, Mo., with an 8K time of 26:01.09…Finished a team-best 128th place at the NAIA National Championship meet in Vancouver, Wash., with an 8K time of 25:59…Named HAAC Runner of the Week the weeks of September 26th and October 3rd…First Team All-HAAC Selection as well

PERSONAL: Aaron Richard Caldwell was born in Overland Park, Kan., and is the son of John and Michele Caldwell…Has 1 sibling: Bethany Miles…Attended Blue Valley West High School where the Jaguars were 2008 Cross Country Regional Champions and 2007-2008 EKL Track Champions…National Honors Society Member and 6-time Principal’s Honor Roll…Chose Baker University over Drake, Southwestern, and Missouri Valley because he felt it was a great all-around school that felt like home…Enjoys running and watching sports…Majoring in Exercise Science.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:54

Kerry Kurta

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Kerry Kurta photoKerry Kurta
Year
Junior
Hometown
Overland Park, Kan.
Previous School
Shawnee Mission South HS     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012: All-HAAC selection for Top 10 placing at HAAC meet. Finished 216th place with a time of 20:24 at Nationals at the Fort Vancouver National Historic site in Vancouver, Wash.,..Finished 11th place with a time of 19:31 at the Haskell Indian Nations University meet...Finished 36th place with a time of 19:32 at the Missouri Southern Stampede meet.

2011: Finished 25th place at the Planet Sub Invitational in Emporia, Kan., with a 5K time of 19:29.02…Finished 14th place at the Gary Stoner Invitational in Fayette, Mo., with a 5K time of 19:54.24…Finished 31st at the Mid States Classic in Winfield, Kan., with a 5K time of 19:39.05…Finished 17th at the HAAC League Meet in Fayette, Mo., with a 5K time of 20:34.55

PERSONAL: Kerry Meyer Kurta was born in Fontana, Calif., and is the daughter of Erica and David Kurta…Has 1 sibling: Kevin…Attended Shawnee Mission South High School where the Raiders were 2009 Cross Country Regional Champions…3-time Cross Country State Qualifier and State Track Qualifier in 2011…Member of National Honors Society…Enjoys reading and painting…Majoring in Nursing.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:52

Megan Rosa

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Megan Rosa photoMegan Rosa
Year
Senior
Hometown
Olathe, Kan.
Previous School
Olathe South HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012: Finished in 15th with a time of 19:41 at the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational...Finished 19th place with a time of 19:22 at the Emporia State University Planet Sub Invite...Named an NAIA Scholar-Athlete.

PERSONAL: Megan Elizabeth Rosa was born in Overland Park, Kan., and is the daughter of Marcelo and Kim Rosa…Has 2 siblings: Josh and Eric…Attended Olathe South High School where the Falcons qualified for State 3 times…Graduated Valedictorian and was a member of the history club, debate, forensics, and Falcon mentors…Enjoys cooking, hiking, karate, and reading…Majoring in Chemistry and Exercise Science.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:50

Lauren Jaqua

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Year
Senior
Hometown
Lansing, Kan.
Previous School
Lansing HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012: Back-to-back HAAC Champion in 2012 and 2011...HAAC Runner of the Week selection for the weeks of September 3rd, October 1st, and October 8th...All-HAAC selection for Top 10 placing at HAAC Meet...Finished 60th place with a time of 19:04 at Nationals at the Fort Vancouver National Historic site in Vancouver, Wash.,...Finished in 5th place with a time of 18:36 at the Mid-States Classic meet hosted by Southwestern College...Finished in 2nd place with a time of 18:33 at the Haskell Indian Nations University Invitational...Named the HAAC Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week three times.

2011: Finished team-best 5th place at the Planet Sub Invitational in Emporia, Kan., with a 5K time of 18:32.53…Finished team-best 2nd place at the Gary Stoner Invitational in Fayette, Mo., with a 5K time of 18:51.27…Had yet another team-best finish at the Mid States Classic in Winfield, Kan., where she finished 2nd with a 5K time of 18:09:01…Won the individual title at the HAAC League Meet in Fayette, Mo., with a 5K time of 18:30.27…Finished 88th at the NAIA National Championship Meet in Vancouver, Wash., with a 5K time of 19:21…HAAC Runner of the Week selection for the weeks of September 26th, October 3rd, and October 24th…First Team All-HAAC Selection

PERSONAL: Lauren Elizabeth Jaqua was born in Wichita, Kan., and is the daughter of Carolyn Jaqua…Has 1 sibling: Ryan…Attended Lansing High School where she was the most decorated cross country and track runner in Lansing history…Member of National Honors Society, band, choir, NEHS, Science Club, and theatre…Chose Baker University over Emporia State, Pittsburg State, and University of Kansas…Enjoys musical theatre and swimming…Majoring in Secondary English Education.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:48

Jenna Stanbrough

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Jenna Stanbrough photoJenna Stanbrough
Year
Senior
Hometown
Emporia, Kan.
Previous School
Emporia HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2012: Finished 38th place with a time of 20:06 at the Emporia State University Planet Sub Invite...Named an NAIA Scholar-Athlete.

2011: Finished 109th at the Planet Sub Invitational in Emporia, Kan., with a 5K time of 22:01.81…Finished 46th at the Gary Stoner Invitational in Fayette, Mo., with a 5K time of 21:50.03…Finished 84th at the Mid States Classic in Winfield, Kan., with a 5K time of 21:03.28…Finished 24th at the HAAC League Meet in Fayette, Mo., with a 5K time of 21:00.45

PERSONAL: Jenna Paige Stanbrough was born in Emporia, Kan., and is the daughter of Mark and Wendy Stanbrough…Has 2 siblings: Bethany and Leslie…Attended Emporia High School where the Spartans placed 3rd at State in 2006…Named All-State Cross Country in 2009 and 2010, as well as All-State Academic in 2009 and 2010…Member of National Honors Society and the newspaper staff…Chose Baker University over Emporia State, Fort Hays State, Friends University, and Kansas Wesleyan because of the small, friendly campus atmosphere…Enjoys writing, reading, and outdoor activities…Majoring in Mass Media.

 

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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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