3.7.11 | Tennis
Tennis teams geared up for outdoor season
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. -The Baker tennis season is well under way as the men’s team remains winless and the women’s team holds a 1-2 record. The two losses for the men and women’s teams have come against NCAA DII squads. Both teams dropped the season opener against Newman University 9-0.
The women rebounded nicely against NAIA opponent Tabor College. Caitlin Metseff clinched the win for the women’s team with a 6-3, 2-6, (10-8) victory.
6.24.10 | Tennis
Former Baker tennis star named Head Tennis Coach
Joe Ahmadian will take over as head coach beginning July 1, 2010.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Former Baker tennis player Joe Ahmadian has been named the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Baker University, announced Baker Associate Athletic Director Theresa Yetmar on Thursday.
A Dallas product, Ahmadian was named the 2007 Baker University Athlete of the Year during his senior season before being named an assistant tennis coach at Baker in 2008.
After completing his degree in 2008, Ahmadian became a certified teaching professional at the Midtown Athletic Club in Overland Park, Kan. Ahmadian was an assistant coach at Free State High School in Lawrence, Kan., in 2009 while serving as the assistant head professional at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility.
4.19.10 | Tennis
Women record wins for Baker
St. Louis, Mo. — Junior Molly Flanigan and freshman Lauren Thames highlighted Baker University’s performance at weekend tennis matches in the St. Louis area.
Flanigan recorded her second win in two outings with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over McKendree’s Alison Holloway. Flanigan topped Megan Groninger of William Jewell the previous weekend.
Thames (pictured) brought home the other Baker victory with a 3-6, 6-2, 3-0 win over Lindenwood’s Andrea Aguilar, who defaulted.