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2015-16 Conference Champs

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WellbornBrothersRob Wellborn

A family who brought honor to the University through their athletic achievements as well as their service and devotion to their alma mater. Perhaps never before or since has one family made such a positive impact upon the athletic life of Baker University.

Robert lettered in football, basketball, and track. Captained the undefeated basketball team of 1919. Chosen All-Conference by conference coaches. Member of conference champion relay team also winning track points in the quarter mile and weight events. Conference champion in javelin.

Member of Zeta Chi. Commissioned lieutenant during World War I. Served with the S.A.T.C. at the University of Wisconsin. Taught school at Fredonia; later superintendent of schools at Moran. Went into the insurance business before moving to Wichita where he worked for the State of Kansas Department of Labor.


Nomination Procedures

Anyone is eligible to write an open letter of nomination regarding an individual they believe to be worthy of induction to the Baker University Athletic Hall of Fame. The nominations must be received by December 31 to be considered for induction during the next calendar year. Once an individual is nominated, he or she remain in an active file for review by the Hall of Fame Selection Committee. The selection committee sends recommendations in the spring to the President of the University for final approval for fall induction.

Nominating Categories

- Former Baker University athletes

- Current and former coaches or athletic administrators

- Meritorious service to the Baker University athletic programs

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