KEARNEY, Neb. – The Baker University wrestling team competed in its third Open tournament of the season over the weekend, as they traveled to Kearney, Neb., to take on 33 different colleges and 500 plus wrestlers in the University of Nebraska-Kearney Open on Saturday, Nov. 17.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Junior wrestler Joel Olivas earned the Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament award on Sunday afternoon at the Dan Harris Open on the campus of Baker University. Two other Wildcats won individual championships including Robert Shadrach (197 pounds) and Brandon Gebhardt (285 pounds).
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Entering just the fourth year of existence for the Baker University wrestling program and under the helm of head coach Jimmy May, the wrestling team has reached unprecedented heights and 2012-13 looks to bring continued success again to campus.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – To say the Baker University wrestling program has come a long way in three years would be an understatement.
Last season in what was just their second year of existence, the program boasted two NAIA All-Americans and closed out the season ranked ninth in NAIA Top 20 Wrestling Coaches’ Poll.
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Baker University wrestling team wrapped up its 2011-12 campaign this past weekend, taking home an 11th place finish at the 2012 NAIA Wrestling National Championships. Baker had all 12 national competitors win matches and score team points.
Brandon Gebhardt highlighted the Baker squad, advancing all the way to the finals in the 285 pound weight class. Gebhardt lost by fall to top-ranked Eric Thompson of Grandview.