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Friday, 31 August 2012 00:00

Gunnar McKenna

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PositionWeight
Defensive Back180
YearHometown
SeniorHolton, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-9Holton HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: Appeared in 11 games as a senior where he had 51 tackles and 2 pass deflections. His best game came against Culver Stockton where he had a total of 10 tackles. McKenna was named Third Team All Conference Defensive Team

2012: Appeared in 10 games as a sophomore...Registered 38 tackles, including a season high 10 tackles against Avila (Mo.)...Was also named an All HAAC Defense honorable mention.

2011: Appeared in 5 games as a freshman and had a total of 10 tackles, 6 of which were unassisted. He had a season high of 4 tackles in a win over Culver-Stockton.

PERSONAL: Gunnar Joseph McKenna was born in Boone, Iowa, and is the son of Jocylene Motte…Has 2 siblings: Brittanie (20) and Adam (18)…Played football at Holton High School in Holton, Kan., where the Wildcats were 2010 State Runner-up…Chose Baker University over Benedictine…Majoring in Sports Administration.

Friday, 31 August 2012 12:15

Trevor Bosak

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#28 Trevor Bosak
PositionWeight
Defensive Back185
YearHometown
JuniorKansas City, Mo.
HeightPrevious School
5-10Staley HS

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2011: Appeared in 5 games as a sophomore and had 6 total tackles, 4 of which were unassisted.

2010: Appeared in 3 games as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Trevor Scott Bosak was born in Kansas City, MO, and is the son of Bob and Deb Bosak…Has 1 sibling: Jake (14)…Played football at Staley High School in Kansas City, MO where the Falcons were State Regionalists in 2008 and 2009…Named 1st Team All-District Linebacker and 2nd Team All-Region Linebacker…Member of ΔTΔ Fraternity and is an Eagle Scout…Chose Baker University over Kansas State, Missouri Valley, Central Methodist, and William Jewel…Majoring in Secondary Education with a concentration in Physics

Thursday, 30 August 2012 00:00

Adonis Powell

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PositionWeight
Running Back175
YearHometown
SophomoreEl Paso, Texas
HeightPrevious School
5-9Hanks HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: Appeared in 8 games where he was second on the team with 80 carries for 554 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns. Also had 7 receptions for 94 yards. Was 2nd on the team with 634 All purpose yards. His best game came against Sterling where he had 163 total yards. Powell was named All Conference Honorable Mention Running Back.

PERSONAL: Adonis L. Powell was born in Philidelphia, Pa., and is the son of Anthony Powell…Played football at J.M. Hanks High School in El Paso, Texas, where he was named All-State Academic Honorable Mention, 1st Team All-District, and 1st Team All-City and had 416 rushing yards in a single game…Graduated in the top 10% of his class…Chose Baker University because of the great environment…Majoring in Chemistry.

Thursday, 30 August 2012 16:51

Jermaine Broomfield

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PositionWeight
Running Back197
YearHometown
SophomoreOrlando, Fla.
HeightPrevious School
5-11Colonial HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012: Appeared in 9 games as a freshman...Registered 575 yards on 112 carries with 6 touchdowns...Had a season high 150 yards on 22 carries against Culver-Stockton (Mo.)...Ranked 50th in Division I in rushing yards per game with 63.9.

PERSONAL: Jermaine Franklin Broomfield was born in Fort Myers, FL, and is the son of Nancy Broomfield…Has 6 siblings: James, Jamel, Jamie, Jakilia, Jasmine, and Jakesh…Played football at Colonial High School in Orlando, FL, where he was the leading rusher and leader in rushing TDs his senior year…Chose Baker University in order to get a great education and to chase his dream…Enjoys cleaning and watching football speeches in his free time…Majoring in Sociology.

Thursday, 30 August 2012 00:00

Duane Sims

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PositionWeight
Defensive Back165
YearHometown
SeniorWichita, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-10Hutchinson Community College

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: Appeared in 11 games and ended the season 4th on the team with 60 tackles. He was also second on the team with 3 interceptions. He returned a total of 4 punts for 51 yards and had 2 fumble recoveries on defense. His best game was against Mid America where he had 8 tackles and one interception. Sims was named to the All-Conference defensive first team and was also invited to play in the National Bowl all star game.

HUTCHINSON CC: Appeared in 12 games as a sophomore for the Blue Dragons and he led the team in tackles with 98 including 3 sacks and 3 interceptions. As a freshman he registered 59 tackles and 2 fumble recoveries for the Blue Dragons.

PERSONAL: Duane Russell Sims Jr. was born in Wichita, Kan., and is the son of Sonya Reed…Played football at Wichita Heights and was named All-City and All-Metro…Majoring in Business

Thursday, 30 August 2012 00:00

Jesse Mathews

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PositionWeight
Wide Receiver175
YearHometown
SophomoreEdmond, Okla.
HeightPrevious School
6-1Edmond North HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PERSONAL: Jesse Patrick Mathews was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is the son of Bo and Su Mathews…Has 1 sibling: Luke (15)…Played football and ran track for Edmond North High School…Enjoys playing the guitar in his free time…Undecided major

Thursday, 30 August 2012 16:38

Jacob Lewis

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PositionWeight
Linebacker195
YearHometown
SophomoreChillicothe, Mo.
HeightPrevious School
5-10Chillicothe HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PERSONAL: Jacob Michael Lewis was born in Chillicothe, MO, and is the son of Mike and Becky Lewis…Has 2 siblings: Joshua (22) and Meg (13)…Played football at Chillicothe High School…Majoring in Biology

Thursday, 30 August 2012 16:35

Sam Vossen

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#17 Sam Vossen
PositionWeight
Quarterback205
YearHometown
SeniorTecumseh, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
6-02Shawnee Heights HS

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2011: As a junior, he appeared in 5 games and registered 16 passes for 111 total yards resulting in 2 TDs. He had a season high 33 yards in a win over Peru State and then added 30 more yards on 3 passes resulting in a TD against Culver-Stockton.

2010: Appeared in 3 games as a sophomore and had 4 passes for 20 total yards.

PERSONAL: Samuel W. Vossen was born in Topeka, Kan., and is the son of Larry and Cindy Vossen…Has 3 siblings: Joe (25), Adam (23), and Josh (21)…Played football and basketball at Shawnee Heights High School where he was named League Offensive Newcomer of the Year and was Academic All-State in basketball…enjoys listening to music and spending time with friends…Majoring in Finance and Economics

Thursday, 30 August 2012 16:28

Sheldon Farrell

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PositionWeight
Wide Receiver175
YearHometown
SeniorSt. Joseph, Mo.
HeightPrevious School
6-2Buena Vista University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUENA VISTA: As a sophomore he played in 9 games at BVU where he completed 2 passes for 61 yards and played 1 game as a freshman. During his time at BVU he was awarded Academic All-Conference.

PERSONAL: Sheldon Jay Farrell was born in St. Joseph, Mo., and is the son of Jay and Nan Farrell…Has 1 sibling: Katie (25)…Played football at Central High School in St. Joseph, Mo., where he was named All-City Quarterback…Played AAU basketball in Bermuda, Hawaii, and Ireland…Chose Baker University for a great education and football program…Enjoys sports and hunting…Majoring in Physical Education.

Thursday, 30 August 2012 00:00

Jake Heller

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PositionWeight
Quarterback185
YearHometown
JuniorLenexa, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
6-1St. James Academy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: Was second on the team in passing yards with 48 completions on 103 attempts for a total of 584 passing yards and two touchdowns. He also had 19 carries for 56 yards. His best game was on October 11th against Benedictine where he had 19 completions on 35 attempts and had 207 passing yards and one touchdown.

2012: Appeared in 2 games as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Jake William Heller was born in Omaha, Neb., and is the son of Joe and Christy Heller…Has 3 siblings: Macie (16), Luke (12), and Max (9)…Played football and baseball at St. James Academy in Lenexa, Kan., where he led the Thunder baseball team to a State Championship in 2011 and was All-State Honorable Mention for football in 2010…Senior year he registered 1995 yards passing, 20 TD passes, 4 rushing TDs, and 354 rushing yards…Was on the Honor Roll for 8 consecutive semesters…Enjoys going to the Lake of the Ozarks in his free time…Majoring in Exercise Science

 

Nomination Procedures

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.

Nominating Categories

- Former Baker University athletes

- Current and former coaches or athletic administrators

- Meritorious service to the Baker University athletic programs

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