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Baker top-ranked Kansas, conference school in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup

Enjoying the best overall athletics year in program history, Baker University was the top-ranked Kansas and Heart of America Athletic Conference school in the final 2011-2012 NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings for its performances at national events.

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Wildcats cap season with four track and field All-Americans

Baker University’s track and field teams capped an outstanding season with four All-American performances May 24-26 at the NAIA Outdoor Championships in Marion, Ind.

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Baker javelin thrower wins national title

Baker University sophomore Stephanie Nelson became the school’s first individual national track and field champion in nearly 60 years, winning the javelin on Thursday, May 24, at the NAIA Championships in Marion, Ind.

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National success leads to Top 20 ranking

Baker University’s national success during the winter sports season has resulted in a lofty ranking for the Wildcats’ athletic program.

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Wildcat Classic Golf Tournament

The Wildcat Classic Golf Tournament, Friday, May 18, is open to players of all skill levels and kicks off Alumni Weekend 2012. All proceeds will benefit Baker University student-athletes.

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Sports Corner

The momentum built by Baker’s successful fall sports carried over to the winter as indoor track athletes, the men’s basketball team and wrestlers performed well in national competition.

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History of the Wildcat

When Baker’s football team made history in 1890 by winning the first intercollegiate sporting event in the state, a 22-9 victory over the University of Kansas, the team’s name, the Methodists, didn’t reflect the team’s ferocity. While the Wildcat is now a firmly imbedded icon of athletic success, its look has changed with the times.

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Men’s soccer reaches new heights in 2011

The men’s soccer team enjoyed a historic season, which included a HAAC regular season title and NAIA tournament Fab Four appearance.

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Director of Athletics to be recognized with Administrator of the Year honor

In her first year as director of athletics at her alma mater, Theresa Yetmar, ’02, will be recognized by the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators, joining six other recipients from all levels of collegiate competition.

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Family support, sports connect Starlings

Bubba Starling, from Gardner, Kan., who recently signed a contract with the Kansas City Royals, isn’t the only three-sport standout in the family. His mother, Deb Strack Starling, ’87, competed in track, volleyball and softball at Baker after graduating from Gardner High School. His sister Jamie is a member of the Wildcat volleyball team.