Athletics Misc (1058)
|#14 Jimmy Pruitt|
PERSONAL: Jimmy Lee Pruitt III was born in Orlando, FL and is the son of Dayna Pruitt…Has 2 siblings: Desire (7) and Rod (5)…Played football at Edgewater High School in Orlando, FL, where the Eagles were 4A Regional Champions…Named All-Area…Enjoys playing video games in his free time…Majoring in Biochemistry.
|#12 Nick Marra|
2011: Played at De Anza College in Cupertino, Calif.
PERSONAL: Nicholas Jerome Marra was born in San Jose, Calif., and is the son of Ben and Loni Marra…Has 1 sibling: Alex (22)…Played football at Gilroy High School in Gilroy, Calif., where he led the Mustangs to the CCS Playoffs and was named Team MVP…Named to the Honor Roll in high school…Chose Baker University because of the great coaches and education
|#11 Logan DeGraeve|
|Junior||De Soto, Kan.|
|5-11||De Soto HS|
PERSONAL: Logan James Degraeve was born in DeSoto, Kan., and is the son of Pete and Gina Degraeve…Has one sibling: Austin (23) who also plays football for the Wildcats…Played football and baseball at DeSoto High School where he led his team to a League Championship in baseball…Named State Powerlifting Champ and first team All-League…Member of National Honors Society in high school…Chose Baker University over Ottawa, Washburn, Missouri Western, and William Jewell…Enjoys working out…Majoring in Accounting
|#10 Jake Morse|
|6-2||University of Kansas|
2012: Appeared in 7 games as a junior...Had a 58% completion rate totaling 1,024 yards and 10 touchdowns...Had a season high 285 passing yards against Benedictine (Kan.)...Was an All HAAC honorable mention on offense...2012 USA College Football NAIA Pre-Season All-American team.
2011: As a sophomore he played in 10 games and had a 61% completion rate totaling 2,120 yards and 17 TDs. He was ranked Top 20 in Division I in pass efficiency (140.5) and in passing yards per game (212). He had a season high 412 total passing yards against Evangel and then added another 268 yards with nearly a 71% completion rate against rival MidAmerica Nazarene. He later registered a 74% completion rate for 317 yards resulting in a season high of 5 TDs against Culver-Stockton.
2010: As a freshman at Baker University, he played in 11 games and had a 58.6% completion rate resulting in 1,307 yards and 9 TDs. He was also ranked Top 20 in Division I in pass efficiency (136.4). He recorded a season high 80% completion rate for 151 yards and 2 touchdowns in a win over Avila University. He then added 223 yards resulting in 2 TDs against Culver-Stockton, along with 238 yards resulting in 1 TD and a 66.7% completion rate in a win over Evangel University.
KU: He played a year and a half for the Jayhawks starting in 2009, in which he received the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week award versus Oklahoma. He also registered a perfect 5-for-5 for 30 yards in a spring game.
PERSONAL: Jacob Scott Morse was born in DeSoto, Kan., and is the son of Jeff and Michele Morse…Has one sibling: Ashley (25)…Played football at Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, Mo., where he received awards for All-State, All-Area, All-League, and All-District…Chose Baker University over Kansas University, University of Iowa, University of Missouri, University of Colorado, and Missouri State University because he wanted a great education and to be a part of the football tradition…Majoring in Physical Education.
|#9 Ryder Werts|
|5-10||Free State HS|
2011: Appearing in 10 games as a junior, he lead the team with a total of 78 tackles including 2 sacks, along with 1 interception, 3 pass deflections, and 1 fumble recovery. In the season opener against Ottawa he 7 tackles, 1 interception, and a pass deflection. In a win against Central Methodist, he had a season high 16 tackles, 9 of which were unassisted. He later added 13 tackles against rival, MidAmerica Nazarene, then had 12 more tackles including 7 which were unassisted in a win over Benedictine.
2010: Appeared in 1 game as a sophomore against Lindenwood University.
2009: As a sophomore he appeared in 8 games and had 49 tackles and 1.5 sacks. In the season opener against Missouri Valley, he registered 8 tackles, 6 of which were unassisted, and then added a season high of 12 tackles against Culver-Stockton. He also had 10 tackles and 1 sack in a win over William Jewel College.
2008: As a freshman he appeared in 11 games as a freshman and had 39 total tackles, of which 26 were unassisted. In his first game as a Wildcat against UT Martin, he registered 4 total tackles, and then added 5 more tackles against Culver-Stockton. Later, he had a season high 7 tackles against William Jewel College and ended the season with 4 tackles against Morningside college.
PERSONAL: Ryder Lee Werts was born in Lawrence, Kan., and is the son of Bob and Deb Werts…Has 2 siblings: Melanie (26) and Mitchell (21)…Played football at Free State High School and led the Firebirds to the State-Semifinals in 2007…Named first team All-Conference LB and first team All-State LB…Chose Baker University over Butler CC, MidAmerica Nazarene, Emporia State, and Washburn because it was close to home…Majoring in Sociology.
|#2 Emmerson Clarke|
|5-10||Boca Ciega HS|
2012: Appeared in 11 games as a junior and had 52 total tackles, 3 interceptions, and 2 fumble recoveries. Had a season high 8 tackles against Ottawa (Kan.) and Culver-Stockton (Mo.). Also added 2 interceptions and 1 fumble recovery against Ottawa (Kan.). Was also named an honorable mention on defense, and HAAC defensive player of the week against Ottawa (Kan.) on August 25th.
2011: As a sophomore, he appeared in 10 games and had 49 total tackles, 1 sack, and 3 interceptions. In the season opener against Ottawa, he had 2 tackles and added 8 more tackles against Missouri Valley. He also had 12 tackles against MidAmerica Nazarene, and then added 5 more tackles and an interception that he returned for 41 yards against Benedictine.
2010: As a freshman he appeared in 6 games and had 7 tackles. He had 2 tackles in the win over Benedictine.
PERSONAL: Emmerson Frederick Clarke Jr. was born in St. Petersburg, FL, and is the son of Julia and Emmerson Clarke…Has 2 siblings…Played football at Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, FL where he was a Pinellas County All-Star in 2010 and a 4-year All-Conference Honorable Mention…Chose Baker University because he wanted a great education…In his free time, he enjoys relaxing
|#5 Dylan Perry|
|6-1||Free State HS|
2012: Appeared in 11 games as a freshman...Had 10 receptions for 116 yards and 1 touchdown...Also had 5 carries for 50 yards...Had a season high 36 receiving yards against Central Methodist (Mo.)...Ranks 29th in Division I in kickoff return yards per attempt with 23...Ranks 35th in Division I in total kick off returns with 438.
PERSONAL: Dylan Reed Perry was born in Kansas City, Kan., and is the son of Dwight and Kara Perry…Has 2 siblings: Emma (17) and Meghan (15)…Played football at Lawrence Free State High School where he was second team All-League QB, Honorable Mention All-State, and participated in the Kansas Shrine Bowl….Enjoys going to the lake in his free time.
|#9 Jose Castro|
2012: Appeared in 5 games as a junior...Recorded 7 tackles and 1 pass breakup...Had a season high 3 tackles against Evangel (Mo.)
2011: As a sophomore, he appeared in 2 games and grabbed 1 INT and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown in a win over Culver-Stockton. He also had 1 tackle against Avila.
2010: Appeared in 1 game as a freshman during which he caught 1 pass for 11 yards.
PERSONAL: Jose Gabriel Castro was born in Bronx, NY, and is the son of Blanca Castro and Marcos Gonzalez…Has 2 siblings: Mya (14) and EJ (12)…Played football at Colonial High School in Orlando, FL where he was a team captain…Graduated in 2010 with honors…Chose Baker University over The Citadel, Elon University, and Concordia University…Enjoys basketball and watching movies in his free time
|#3 Tyler Hatcher|
|5-8||Troy Buchanan HS|
2012: Appeared in 11 games as a junior. Recorded 12 receptions for 120 yards and 1 touchdown. Had a season high 29 receiving yards against Benedictine (Kan.)
2011: Appeared in 10 games as a sophomore. Received 22 passes for 329 yards and returned 6 kicks for 145 yards including 1 TD. In the first game of the season against Ottawa, he returned a kick for 82 yards and a touchdown. Against Evangel, he received 4 passes for 83 yards and added another 38 yards from 4 passes in a win over Central Methodist. He also caught 3 passes for 88 yards against Avila then added 36 yards on 4 passes against Culver-Stockton along with a 14 yard kick return.
2010: Appeared in 5 games as a freshman and received 5 passes for a total of 83 yards. He also returned a punt for 21 yards resulting in a touchdown. In his first game as a Wildcat he caught 1 pass for 53 yards and added 17 yards on 1 pass against rival MidAmerica Nazarene.
PERSONAL: Tyler Eugene Hatcher was born in Troy, Mo., and is the son of Greg and Barb Hatcher…Has 3 siblings: Monica (24), Nicole (18), and Molly (12)…Played football at Troy Buchanan High School where he was first team Conference WR, second team All-State kick returner, and second team Conference DB…In the Missouri Lions Club All-Star game he had 3 interceptions…As a senior he had 12 catches for 180 yards and 1 TD against Wentzville…Chose Baker University over Missouri Valley, Avila, Culver-Stockton, Missouri State, and Missouri Southern…He enjoys playing video games and spending time with friends in his free time.