2.13.12 | Men's Cross Country
Blue Valley West standouts Justin and Jeremy Bryan sign with Baker
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Local cross country standouts Justin and Jeremy Bryan announced last week that they will attend Baker University in the fall of 2012.
The Bryans come to Baker University from Blue Valley West where the team is coming off a third-place finish in the 6A Boys State Finals. Justin Bryan took fifth place overall in the state finals.
“I’m very excited about the addition of Jeremy and Justin,” said head cross country coach Zach Kindler. “Both of them are outstanding runners that will add tremendous depth to our men’s team. Coming from the Blue Valley West Program, I know that they will be ready for the college level both athletically and academically. Blue Valley West’s teams have been outstanding over the past few years and that comes from great coaches as well as help from Jeremy and Justin.”
11.19.11 | Men's Cross Country
Men’s cross country grabs Top 25 finish at NAIA National Championships
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Head cross country coach Zach Kindler has said it all season: He’s has a Top 25 squad.
Saturday afternoon the Baker men’s cross country team solidified that statement finishing 25th at the 2011 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championships.
Junior Aaron Caldwell led the Baker squad in the men’s 8K with a time of 25:59, good enough for 128th place overall.
11.18.11 | Men's Cross Country
Baker men look to make a mark nationally at NAIA National Championships
VANCOUVER, Wash. – The 56th Annual NAIA Men’s and 32nd Annual Women’s Cross Country National Championships will take place Saturday at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Wash. The men’s 8K championship race will start at 10:30 a.m. PST, followed by the women’s 5K at 11:45 a.m.
Baker, the 2011 Heart of America Athletic Conference Champions will look to gain some respect on the national level this weekend. The Wildcats were on the verge of breaking into the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll on numerous occasions throughout the season, but were never able to receive enough votes. Saturday they will have the chance to prove their doubters wrong.