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Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:00

Stephanie Cardona

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Stephanie Cardona webStephanie Cardona
PositionNumber
SS/3B1
YearHometown
FreshmanParker, Colo.
HeightPrevious School
5-6Legend HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Stephanie Cardona was born in Parker, Colo., and is the daughter of Albert and Beverly Cardona…Has two siblings, Kyle(15), Troy(10)… Attended Legend HS in Parker, Colo., where she played softball for Shelly Boyd… League Champions, State Runner-up (2013)…Golden Glove, Silver Slugger Award 2013, Academic All-State, 1st team All-League 2013, All-League 2nd Team 2011, Defensive Player of the Year 2011…National Honor Roll all four years… Her father played baseball for Hawaii Pacific University from 1989-1990… Enjoys snowboarding and hanging out with friends and family… Majoring in Physical Education.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Colby Watters

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Colby Watters webColby Watters
Year
Sophomore
Hometown
Arkansas City, Kan.
Previous School
Arkansas City HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Colby Watters was born in Tulsa, Okla., and is the son of Aaron and Jayne Watters… Has three siblings; Colton (16), Cassey (16), Calley (18)… Attended Arkansas City HS in Arkansas City, Kan…Wrestled for Greg Buckbee…5A State Champs, Three-time State Finalist, Four-time State Placer… Chose Baker over Princeton, Colorado School of Mines, and Benedictine…Transferred after one season from Colorado School of Mines…. Nickname is 1,000 Watts… Loves the outdoors, hunting, and fishing… Majoring in Petroleum Engineering.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Matt Sausman

Written by
Matt Sausman webJuan Rivera
Year
Sophomore
Hometown
Burlington, N.J.
Previous School
Camden Catholic HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Matt Sausman was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and is the son of Kathleen Sausman… Has two siblings, Chris (28) and Sean (26)… Attended Camden Catholic HS in Cherry Hill, N.J., where he wrestled for Pete Di Pol and Jerry Boland… Four-time State Champs…Three-Time State Placer (3rd, 8th, and 3rd)… Previously wrestled at Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J… Chose Baker to get a degree and win a national title… Enjoys Fantasy Football… Major is Accounting.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Juan Rivera

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Juan Rivera webJuan Rivera
Year
Freshman
Hometown
Paulsboro, N.J.
Previous School
Paulsboro HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Juan Rivera was born in Vorhees, N.J., and is the son of Yocelyn Rivera and Rick Eli….Oldest of six children… Attended Paulsboro HS in Paulsboro, N.J… Wrestled for Paul Morina and Dean Duca…2010-2011 Group 1 State Champs, 2010-2014 SJ Group 1 Champs, Four-time District 29 Finalist, Two-Time District 29 Champion, Two-Time Region 8 Finalist, Region 8 Champ, 2014 placed 3rd in the State… Enjoys hanging out and eating… Majoring in Exercise Science

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Michael Kunard

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Micheal Kunard webMichael Kunard
Year
Freshman
Hometown
Edgerton, Kan.
Previous School
Wellsville HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Michael Kunard was born in Olathe, Kan., and is the son of Tim and Bridget Kunard…Has three siblings; Ben (24), Austin (23), and Curtis (21)… Attended Wellsville HS in Wellsville, Kan…Wrestled for Brad Burkdoll, Andy Wright, and Casey Quinlen…State Baseball Champions 2014…Chose Baker to play college sports close to home…Major is Pre-Med.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Eero Johnson

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Eero Johnson webEero Johnson
Year
Freshman
Hometown
Kansas City, Mo.
Previous School
Bishop O'Hara HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Eero Johnson was born in Jackson, Tenn., and is the son of Tim and Eija Jackson… Attended Archbishop O’Hara HS in Kansas City, Mo., where he wrestled for Kevin Stanley… Played his freshman season at Benedictine College before transferring to Baker… Enjoys fishing and reading… Majoring in physics and engineering.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Antonio Jauregui

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Antonio Jauregui webAntonio Jauregui
Year
Freshman
Hometown
Las Vegas, Nev.
Previous School
Las Vegas HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Antonio Jauregui was born in Las Vegas, Nev., and is the son of Shannon and David Juaregui… Youngest of four children… Attended Las Vegas HS and wrestled for Greg Gifford… 2011 State Champions, Individual State Champ, Scholar-Athlete… Nickname is Ant… Enjoys ping-pong… Majoring in Business.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Adam Downing

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Adam Downing webAdam Downing
Year
Freshman
Hometown
Valdez, Alaska
Previous School
Valdez HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Adam Downing was born in Longview, Wash., and is the son of Paul and Delia Downing… Has three siblings, Matthew (22), Milagros (16), and Sophia (1)… Attended Valdez HS in Valdez, Alaska where he wrestled for John Groundwater, Ken Deaton, and Dave Towne… Helped lead Valdez to multiple State Championships along with, Regional Championships, and an Individual Championship… Chose Baker over Bethany, Jamestown, NIC, and Pacific University… Enjoys lifting, chilling, and working for success… Major is International Business.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Tyler Dickman

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Tyler Dickman webTyler Dickman
Year
Freshman
Hometown
Shawnee, Kan.
Previous School
Mill Valley HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Tucker Clark

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Tucker Clark webTucker Clark
Year
Freshman
Hometown
Baldwin City, Kan.
Previous School
Baldwin HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal: Tucker Owen Clark was born in Emporia, Kan., and is the son of Kip and Laurie Clark…Has one sister, Lakyn (20)…Wrestled at Baldwin HS for Kit Harris, Mike Speilman and Mike Berg, where he was a state placer and four-time state qualifier…Chose Baker over Great Falls, Ottawa and York College…Plans to major in Biology…Enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time.


 

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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