1.10.10 | Wrestling
Wildcat wrestlers complete successful road trip
Hastings, Neb. - The Baker University wrestling team kicked off 2010 with a bang this weekend in Hastings, Neb., by improving its dual meet record to 3-0, with a 27-12 victory over Hastings. Nine Wildcats placed in the Hastings Open the following day.
The Wildcats are halfway through their scheduled dual meets, with a perfect 3-0 record, all over Nebraska colleges. The Wildcats won 7 of 10 matches over the Broncos. The following day the Wildcats added more firsts to the first-year program’s list of accomplishments.
1.8.10 | Wrestling
Baker takes down Hastings 27-12, improving to 3-0
HASTINGS, Neb. - The Baker men's wresting team improved to 3-0 Friday evening when they defeated Hastings College 27-12.
125 - Alan Callahan (Baker) d. Jarrod Wiens (HC) 8-4
133 - Jordan McGuire (Baker) d. Kris Stenhaug (HC) 5-2
141- Brett Delich (Baker) wins by default
149 - Brad Cusatis (HC) d. Zach Reeb (Baker) Fall 2:07
157 - Nathan Sommer (Baker) d. Justin Narduzzo (HC) 6-1
165 - Jakob Price (Baker) d. Sam Krueger (HC) Fall 1:55
174 - Jameon Rush (HC) d. Joe Pace (Baker) 7-4
184 - Jacob Nowak (Baker) d. Brad Dodge (HC) 9-2
197 - Michael Byrd (HC) d. Brandon Gebhardt (Baker) 12-9
285 - Levi Calhoun (Baker) d. Justin Boyce (HC) 3-1
1.6.10 | Wrestling
Looking forward to 2010
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - 2009 marked the beginning of a new era at Baker University with the addition of men’s wrestling. The Wildcat wrestling program hit the ground running with 35 new student-athletes from around the country. Now, 2010 will begin the culmination of the Baker wrestling program’s inaugural season.
Off to an undefeated 2-0 start in dual competition, head coach Jimmy May (pictured) and the Wildcats are preparing for the second half of their first season with a very busy January and February before heading to the NAIA National Championships in Oklahoma City in March.
12.8.09 | Wrestling
Baker wrestling receives two votes in NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Notre Dame College (Ohio) remained at No. 1 in the second edition of the NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll, the NAIA announced Tuesday. The Falcons earned 101 points with 10 wrestlers listed among the top-12 individuals in their respective weight class. California Baptist moves to No. 2 with 85.5 points and are followed by No. 3 Missouri Valley with 84 points, No. 4 Great Falls (Mont.) with 82.5 points and Southern Oregon at No. 5 with 78 points.
Baker moved up in this week’s poll to No. 25 in the nation with 2 votes nationally. Junior Clarence Jordan (Waterloo, Iowa) was listed among the top-12 individuals in his respective weight class of 174 pounds. Jordan currently sits at No. 10.
The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the groupings. The next poll will be announced on Dec. 22.
11.23.09 | Wrestling
Nowak finishes 2nd at Mizzou Open
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Freshman Jacob Nowak (pictured, 184 pounds, Overland Park, Kan.) finished second at the University of Missouri Open on Sunday. Nowak fell to Campbellsville University's Spenser Adams 5-3 in the finals. Adams is ranked No. 4 in the nation in the NAIA.
Twenty-two wrestlers from Baker competed in the Mizzou Open, which consisted of two divisions: freshman/sophomore and open. All but three Baker wrestlers competed in the freshman/sophomore division.
11.17.09 | Wrestling
Baker improves to 2-0 in duals
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker University wrestling team advanced its dual meet record to a 2-0 after a 37-6 victory over fellow first-year program, Concordia University from Seward, Neb.
Freshman Alan Callahan got the Wildcats started at 125 pounds in front of his hometown with an exciting 15-2 major decision over Concordia's Logan Shanks. Robb Waters, freshman from Kansas City, Mo., followed Callahan with his own 13-2 major decision over Brady Chancellor. The Bulldogs got on the board at 141 pounds with Alex Rostvet claiming a 6-1 decision over Baker's Kalem Bennett.
11.16.09 | Wrestling
Wrestling to face Concordia University Tuesday evening at Collins Center
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The wrestling team will host its first dual meet on Baker's campus Tuesday evening. The match begins at 7 p.m., in the George F. Collins Center.
Concordia University, a first-year program, has participated in two tournaments this year. Both Baker and Concordia participated in the Dakota Wesleyan Tournament.
The Wildcats are 1-0 in duals after defeating York College in the school's first competition on Nov. 6. This will be Concordia's first dual of the season.