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Monday, 05 January 2015 00:00

Taylor Yates

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Defender20
YearHometown
FreshmanShawnee, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-6Shawnee Mission West HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: Appeared in 16 games with 15 starts her freshman season and took two shots with one on goal...Was an important defender on the back line for the Wildcats.

Personal: Taylor Nicole Yates was born in Olathe, Kan., to parents Leesa and Matt Yates…Has two siblings, Marisa (21) and Kamryn (9)…Played soccer at Shawnee Mission West as the Vikings finished 1st in the Sunflower League and 3rd in the State…While there, Taylor was a Cadet Teacher and was on the 3.0 Honor Roll…Chose Baker over Mid America Nazarene for its size of campus, location, and soccer program…In her free time Taylor volunteers for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals…Majoring in Exercise Science.

Monday, 05 January 2015 00:00

Caroline Susmilch

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Defender13
YearHometown
SophomoreTulsa, Okla.
HeightPrevious School
5-9Southwestern College

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: In her first season with the Wildcats, played in seven games and attempted one shot on goal.

Personal: Caroline Grace Susmilch was born in Tulsa, Okla., and is the daughter of Mark and Cindy Susmilch…Has three siblings Madi, Jake and Justin…Transferred to Baker from Southwestern College where she was voted the most improved player in the 2013-14 season…Attended Bishop Kelley HS in Sand Springs, Okla., and helped lead the team to a 3A State Championship

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 15:21

Copy of Megan Johnson

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Midfielder7
YearHometown
FreshmanShawnee, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-7Shawnee Mission Northwest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: In her first season with the Wildcats, appeared in 17 games with 15 starts...Scored three goals and added an assist...Goals came against Manhattan Christian College when she scored two and scored at Ottawa...Attempted 17 shots with eight on goal.

Personal: Megan June Johnson was born in Kansas City, Mo., to parents David and Jani Johnson…Has one sibling, Lesley (21) who also attends Baker…Attended Shawnee Mission North West where she earned the honor of 2nd Team All Sunflower…Megan was a member of the National Honors Society and was on the 3.0 Honor Roll…Majoring in Business.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:00

Megan Johnson

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Midfielder7
YearHometown
FreshmanShawnee, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-7Shawnee Mission Northwest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: In her first season with the Wildcats, appeared in 17 games with 15 starts...Scored three goals and added an assist...Goals came against Manhattan Christian College when she scored two and scored at Ottawa...Attempted 17 shots with eight on goal.

Personal: Megan June Johnson was born in Kansas City, Mo., to parents David and Jani Johnson…Has one sibling, Lesley (21) who also attends Baker…Attended Shawnee Mission North West where she earned the honor of 2nd Team All Sunflower…Megan was a member of the National Honors Society and was on the 3.0 Honor Roll…Majoring in Business.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:00

Rachel Hunt

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Goalkeeper0
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Fr.Overland Park, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-8Blue Valley West HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Rachel Dee Hunt was born in Leawood, Kan., to parents Tricia and Doug Hunt…Has one sibling, Shane (20) who is a member of the Baker University men's soccer team…Played soccer at Blue Valley High School…Majoring in Business.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:00

Sarah Fritz

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PositionNumber
Goalkeeper00
YearHometown
Fr.Topeka, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-7Washburn Rural HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Sarah Ann Fritz was born in Topeka, Kan., and is the daughter of Todd and Wendy Fritz…Has two siblings, Garrett (12) and Zachary (12)…Attended Washburn Rural High School where she lead the Jr. Blues to Regional Championships in 2013 and 2014, as well as finishing 4th in the state in 2014…Sarah was the team captain her senior year, holding the record for most career shutouts at 38…She was a member of the National Honors Society as well as a Freshman Mentor and Yearbook Editor…Majoring in Exercise Science.

Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00

Haleigh Offield

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Middle Hitter25
YearHometown
SophomoreKansas City, Mo.
HeightPrevious School
6-1Northwest Missouri State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: Made an immediate impact for the Wildcats in her first season, appearing in all 32 matches and was fourth on the team in kills with 196 and was second on the team in hitting percentage at .235...Also was second on the team in solo blocks with eight and added 15 digs...Had seven matches with double-digit kills including a season-high 15 against Grand View.

Personal: Haleigh Marie Offield was born in Kansas City, Mo., to parents Richard and Pam Offield…Has on sibling, heather (21)…Played volleyball at Oak Park High School, where she lead the Northmen to a District Championship in 2011 and a Conference Championship in 2012, collecting 1st Team All-Conference and All-District honors…Chose Baker over Northwest Missouri State and Emporia State…Majoring in Business Management.

Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00

Alisa Becker

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Middle Hitter18
YearHometown
FreshmanMcPherson, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
5-10McPherson HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Alisa Ann Becker was born in McPherson, Kan., to parents Judy and Ken Becker…Has three Siblings, McKenzie (16), Samuel (10), and Dane (6)…Attended McPherson High School where she led the Bullpups to State Championships in both Basketball and Volleyball in 2012…She was also a State Powerlifting Champ, as well as a State Javelin Qualifier, as well as a member of the National Honors Society, and a Bullpup Scholar…While at Baker, she will also be a part of the Track & Field team…Chose Baker over Bethel College and Kansas Wesleyan for the opportunity to play Volleyball and compete in Track…Majoring in Nursing.

Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00

Natalie Minchow

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Outside Hitter18
YearHometown
JuniorOmaha, Neb.
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5-11University of Sioux Falls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014: In her first season at Baker, Minchow earned a spot on the 2014 Heart of America Athletic Conference Honorable Mention All-Conference Team...Second on the team in kills with 245 and appeared in all 32 matches for the Wildcats...Also had 42 assists, good for third on the team and was second on the squad in service aces with 31...Had a season-high hitting percentage of .727 with eight kills on 11 attempts against John Brown...Had six matches with double-digit kills including a season-high 15 kills against Ashford and Avila.

Personal: Natalie Jeanne Minchow was born in Lincoln, Neb., to parents Mark and Cheri Minchow…Has two siblings, Vanessa (25) and Willis (39)…Attended Louisville High School where she holds multiple school records and is in the school’s Hall of Fame after achieving 2nd Team All-State honors twice and Academic All-State honors three times…Chose Baker over Drury University, Newman University, and Kansas Wesleyan for its academics, as well as the beautiful campus and friendly people…In her free time, Natalie volunteers at the Jewish Vocational Services in Kansas City…Majoring in International Studies.

Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00

Kebriana Nash

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PositionNumber
Outside Hitter16
YearHometown
FreshmanAustin, Texas
HeightPrevious School
5-8Lyndon B. Johnson HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Kebriana Arshay Nash is the daughter of Pam Nash and has three siblings, Moneshia (30), Kelah (24) and Sydarius (25)...Played volleyball at Lyndon B. Johnson HS in Austin, Texas and was named a First Team All-District Selection...Majoring in Pre-Nursing...Chose Baker for its small campus and great nursing program.

 

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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