M Cross Country http://www.bakeru.edu Mon, 30 May 2016 03:48:45 -0500 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Cross Country Adds Two Standouts for 2016 http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11971-cross-country-adds-two-standouts-for-2016 http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11971-cross-country-adds-two-standouts-for-2016 Greg Flores signs his letter of intent with his family at Leavenworth HS

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Baker University head men’s & women’s cross country coach Tim Byers announced the signing of two future Wildcats this week, as Greg Flores of Leavenworth High School and Annie Schmucker of De Soto High School signed their national letters of intent.

“Greg and Annie are outstanding performers both in the classroom and on the cross country course and we are very excited to bring them into our Baker family,” said Byers.

Flores ran a 5K personal best 15:52 this season and chose Baker over University of St. Mary, Missouri Valley, Pittsburg State and Ottawa. He helped lead Leavenworth to a regional cross country championship and took ninth as an individual at the state championship meet. He plans to major in Biology at Baker.

Schmucker posted a personal best 20:51 5K and 15:56 4K while at De Soto and chose Baker over Hesston College.

She was part of the 2013 Girls Cross Country State Champion team at De Soto High School. She is a member of the National Honor Society and plans to major in Biology as well.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Thu, 03 Mar 2016 13:23:08 -0600
Baker Cross Country Earns Four Scholar-Athletes http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11693-baker-cross-country-earns-four-scholar-athletes http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11693-baker-cross-country-earns-four-scholar-athletes Tyler Randall was one of four Wildcats to earn the 2015 NAIA Scholar-Athlete award from the men's xc team.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Baker University men’s cross country team earned four 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards, announced by the national office.

The four Wildcats to earn the award include, senior Gunnar Hays and juniors Andrew Dare, Andrew Emmanuels and Tyler Randall.

In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.

For a look at the entire list of 2015 men’s cross country scholar-athletes, please click here.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Mon, 07 Dec 2015 12:01:30 -0600
Hollis, Steury Compete at NAIA National Championship Meet http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11658-hollis-steury-compete-at-naia-national-championship-meet http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11658-hollis-steury-compete-at-naia-national-championship-meet Jamie Steury finished in 225th place at the NAIA National Championship meet on Saturday

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Baker University’s Jamie Steury and Rosie Hollis competed in the 60th Annual Men’s and 36th Annual Women’s NAIA Cross Country National Championship at McAlpine Creek in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Steury finished in 225th place out of 326 total racers with his time of 27:07. Oklahoma City University took first place as a team.

Hollis finished in 234th place out of 321 competitors with her time of 20:05. Northwest Christian (Ore.) took home first place as a team.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Sat, 21 Nov 2015 23:07:46 -0600
Rosie Hollis, Jamie Steury Advance to Cross Country Nationals http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11612-rosie-hollis-jamie-steury-advance-to-cross-country-nationals http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11612-rosie-hollis-jamie-steury-advance-to-cross-country-nationals Jamie Steury advanced to the NAIA National Championship meet

OSKALOOSA, Iowa – The Baker University men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the 2015 Heart of America Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday, with the women’s team taking seventh out of 14 teams, while the men’s squad took third, finishing just six points behind Mount Mercy for a trip to the national championship meet.

Jamie Steury finished in fifth place overall in a time of 26:45 and advanced to the 2015 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championship on Saturday, Nov. 21 in Charlotte, North Carolina as an individual.

On the women’s side, Rosie Hollis also advanced to the NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Championships with her 9th place finish time of 19:35.

Four Wildcats finished in the fop 40 spots including Madison Dispensa (34th), Brenda MCollum (35th) and Jenna Black (39th).

All seven Wildcats finished in the Top 40 in the men’s race, as Corey Matteson took 13th, Gunnar Mays took 24th, Andrew Emanuels finished 30th, StephenDeveau finished 35th, Andrew Dare took home 37th and Joe Linder was 39th.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Sat, 07 Nov 2015 20:20:51 -0600
Cross Country Competes at Haskell Invite http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11509-cross-country-competes-at-haskell-invite http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11509-cross-country-competes-at-haskell-invite Jamie Steury finished in 29th place for Baker on Saturday

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Baker University cross country team competed at the Haskell Indian Nations Invite on Saturday in Lawrence, Kansas.

The Wildcat women’s team took 8th out of 12 teams, while the men’s team finished 3rd out of 10.

The men’s team finished just behind first place winner Truman State and second place Benedictine. The BC women’s cross country team won the women’s race.

Joe Linder led Baker with his 13th place finish 8K time of 27:19 and teammate Corey Matteson finished in the Top 20 with his 18th place finish time of 27:29.

Gunnar Hays placed in the Top 30 in 27th place and Andrew Emanuels placed just behind Hays in 32nd place.

On the women’s side, Jenna Black and Brenda McCollum led the way with 35th and 37th place finishes in times of 20:45 and 20:46 respectively in the 5K race.

Madison Dispensa also placed in the Top 50 with her 41st place performance time of 20:55.

Baker will next take on the Mount Mercy Invite in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 24.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Mon, 12 Oct 2015 09:34:13 -0500
Cross Country Competes at Roy Griak Invitational http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11472-cross-country-competes-at-roy-griak-invitational http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11472-cross-country-competes-at-roy-griak-invitational Joe Linder led the way for the men's team with his time of 28:30

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Baker University men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in one of the most competitive meets in the country over the weekend at the Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course, hosted by the University of Minnesota.

The Wildcats competed against 37 teams on both the men’s and women’s side in a field full of NCAA Division II and NAIA programs.

There were 371 runners in the women’s race and 415 in the men’s. The Wildcat women’s squad finished 31st out of 37 teams, while the men’s team took 27th out of 37 teams.

Rosie Hollis again led the women’s team with her 78th place finish time of 25:03. This marked the first time this season the women’s squad ran a 6K race.

Jenna Black, Brenda McCollum and Madison Dispensa all finished in the Top 200 spots, as they finished 158th, 165th and 199th respectively.

On the men’s side, Joe Linder was the top finisher for BU with his 115th place finish time of 28:30. Gunnar Hays finished just behind him at 28:55 and took 143 and Andrew Dare ran the meet in 29:25 taking 170th place.

Both teams will be back in action at the Haskell Invite Saturday, Oct. 10th in Lawrence, Kansas.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Sun, 27 Sep 2015 22:27:02 -0500
Men Take 3rd, Women Take 4th at Maple Leaf Invite http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11405-men-take-3rd-women-take-4th-at-maple-leaf-invite http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/11405-men-take-3rd-women-take-4th-at-maple-leaf-invite Baker men's xc team with their third place trophy on Saturday

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University cross country team competed in its first meet of the season on Saturday at the Maple Leaf Invite, with the men’s team capturing third place, while the women’s squad finished in fourth.

Six teams competed in each race and Rosie Hollis took home first place in the women’s race for Baker in a time of 15:40.

Jenna Black took home 13th place in a time 16:49 and Madison Dispensa finished in the Top 20 with a 19th-place finish in a time of 17:06.

Benedictine took first place in the women’s race, while MCC-Longview finished in second and Johnson County CC was third. Placing behind Baker in fifth was Hesston and Kansas Wesleyan finished in sixth.

On the men’s side, Corey Matteson finished with the fastest time in seventh place in a time of 16:55.

Also in the Top 20 for the ‘Cats was, Jamie Steury in 12th place and Joe Linder in 16th-place.

Gunnar Hays finished in the Top 25 with his 21st place finish in a time of 17:42. Benedictine took home first place in the men’s race, while Kansas Wesleyan finished in second, Johnson County CC was fourth, Baker Alumni took fifth and Hesston took home sixth.

Baker will next take on the Southern Stampede on Saturday, Sept. 19 in Joplin, Mo.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Sat, 05 Sep 2015 19:56:42 -0500
Baker Men’s Cross Country Takes 31st at National Meet http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/10477-baker-men-s-cross-country-takes-31st-at-national-meet http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/10477-baker-men-s-cross-country-takes-31st-at-national-meet Vincent Tadokoro (left) and Gunnar Hayes (right) helped lead Baker to a 31st place finish on Saturday

LAWRENCE, Kan. – On a seasonably warm and misty afternoon, the Baker University men's cross country team finished in 31st place out of 36 teams at the 2014 NAIA Cross Country National Championship meet at Rim Rock Farm.

Baker's Rachel Ash also competed in the women's cross country meet and finished in 170th in a time of 19:52 in the 5K race.

Jamie Steury ran the fastest 8K time of any Wildcat in a time of 27:16 and finished in 202nd place.

Also competing for Baker was Gunnar Hayes who took home 227th place and Corey Matteson was just behind him in 229th place in a time of 27:31. Eduardo Esquivel also competed on Saturday with a 239 finish and Joe Linder took home 299th in a time of 29:17.

In his final race in a Baker uniform, senior Vincent Tadokoro was 283 in a time of 28:46.

Wrapping up the day for Baker was Carter Breithaupt who finished in 311th place in a time of 31:08.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600
Baker Men, Rachel Ash Set for NAIA National Meet http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/10474-baker-men-rachel-ash-set-for-naia-national-meet http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/10474-baker-men-rachel-ash-set-for-naia-national-meet Baker Men, Rachel Ash Set for NAIA National Meet

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University men's cross country team and individual qualifier Rachel Ash of the women's cross country team will all compete this Saturday, Nov. 22 at the 2014 NAIA Cross Country National Championships in Lawrence, Kan., at Rim Rock Farm.

36 teams and 76 individuals will compete in the 59th Annual Men's National Championship, while the 35th annual women's race will consist of 84 individuals and 37 teams.

The event is hosted by the Lawrence Sports Corporation and the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conferece (KCAC).

The 8-kilometer championship takes place at 11:45 a.m. CST on Nov. 22, shortly after the completion of the women's 5-kilometer championship which is scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m. CST.

The Championships Award Ceremony will be held at Abe and Jake's Landing in Lawrence, Kan., and will begin at approximately 2:30 p.m. and can be found online live, by clicking here.

Running for the 2014 HAAC champion Baker men's cross country team is Carter Breighaupt, Eduardo Esquivel, Gunnar Hayes, Joe Linder, Corey Matteson, Jamie Steury and Vincent Tadokoro. Ash finished in sixth place at the women's HAAC Championship to qualify.

For a look at a course map and other information regarding Rim Rock Farm, please click here.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600
Baker Men’s Cross Country Captures HAAC Championship http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/10428-baker-men-s-cross-country-captures-haac-championship http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/mensxc/news-archive/item/10428-baker-men-s-cross-country-captures-haac-championship Baker Men’s Cross Country Captures HAAC Championship

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – For the third time in four years, the Baker University men's cross country team captured the HAAC Men's Cross Country Championship on Saturday, while the women's squad took home second place just behind Benedictine.

The meet took place in Auburn, Neb., and was hosted by Peru State College. Baker men's cross country has now won the HAAC title in 2011, 2012 and 2014.

The Wildcat men were led by Corey Matteson who took home sixth place and two other 'Cats finished in the Top 10 including Jamie Stuery in eighth and Gunnar Hayes in ninth.

Eduardo Esquivel was 13 and Joe Linder took home 17th. Senior Vinny Tadokoro took home 19th and Carter Breithaupt finished in 22nd place.

The Wildcats will now compete in the 2014 NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championship meet in Lawrence, Kan., at Rim Rock Farm on Saturday, Nov. 22.

In second place in the men's race was Central Methodist, Benedictine followed in third, Evangel was fourth, Missouri Valley finished in fifth, Graceland was sixth and Culver-Stockton took home seventh.

In the women's race, Baker took home second place, with the BC Ravens capturing first, Central Methodist took third, Evangel was fourth, Avila was fifth, Missouri Valley finished in sixth, Graceland took home seventh, Peru State was eighth and Culver-Stockton finished in ninth place.

Rachel Ash ran the fastest time of any Wildcat in a time of 19:08 good for sixth place. Four other 'Cats finished in the Top 25 including, Sarah Hollis in 11th, Jillian Benson in 12th, Autumn Sifuentes in 16th and Brenda McCollum took home 24th place.

For his efforts, Baker head coach Tim Byers captured the 2014 HAAC Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year award.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) M Cross Country Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600