Track takes conference titles; Nelson named MVP

Story by Lauren Bechard
May 4, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Baker University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams brought home the Heart of America Athletic Conference titles for the fourth and third consecutive season, respectively. The Wildcats traveled to Atchison on Thursday to compete for the conference championship at Benedictine College. The...

Track teams sweep Wildcat Open

Track teams sweep Wildcat Open

Story by Lauren Bechard
May 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Other than qualifying for nationals, sophomore Avery Parker said this year’s main focus for the Baker University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams is persevering through illness and injuries. “We want to hit those national marks, but the biggest problem we’ve had all year is...

Women’s track ranked eighth in the nation

Story by Lauren Bechard
April 24, 2014
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The Baker University women’s outdoor track and field team is ranked No. 8 in the latest edition of the NAIA National Team Computer Rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Wednesday. With 225.56 points this time around, the women fell just one spot...

Wildcats make use of home advantage

Story by Lauren Bechard
April 9, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Baker University outdoor track teams took first place at the Baker Relays at Liston Stadium on Saturday. The men scored 241 points to beat Heart of America Athletic Conference rival Benedictine College, which finished with a score of 177. The women took first by 220 points, also beating Benedictine,...

Track athletes prepare for first home meet

Story by Lauren Bechard
April 3, 2014
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Just two meets into its outdoor season, the Baker University track and field teams already have five automatic bids to the NAIA national meet. The men and women have also earned half of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week honors that have been awarded this season. Senior...

Track brings home four All-Americans

Story by Lauren Bechard
March 10, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Four members of the Baker University indoor track and field teams earned All-America honors after their performances at the 2014 NAIA Indoor Track National Championships Thursday-Saturday in Geneva, Ohio. Junior Tyler Sloan was the first to receive an All-America honor for the Wildcats after running...

Indoor track sends nine to nationals

Indoor track sends nine to nationals

Story by Lauren Bechard
March 5, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Baker University head track and field coach Zach Kindler says its the “team environment” that allows the program to thrive time and time again. “There’s a determination to be successful in the environment,” Kindler said. “As always, it’s a thrill to coach them, watch them, and to be...

Track teams take third consecutive indoor titles

Story by Lauren Bechard
February 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Women's Results 55-meter hurdles - Tyler Sloan 55-meter dash - Kiana Turner 200-meter dash - Billi Pipes 5,000-meter run - Megan Rosa 400-meter dash - Billi Pipes 600-yard run - Ariella Harrison 3,000-meter run - Megan Rosa 4x400-meter relay Pentathlon - Jana Koegel Weight throw - ...

Nine track and field athletes qualify for nationals

Story by Lauren Bechard
February 6, 2014
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The Baker University men’s and women’s indoor track teams already have nine athletes headed to nationals in 12 different events. Knowing that indoor conference championships are right around the corner, sophomore Billi Pipes was starting to feel anxious about qualifying for the big races. The...

Wildcats earn all four HAAC honors

Story by Baker Orange Staff
January 20, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Members of the Baker University track and field teams swept the four Heart of America Athletic Conference athlete of the week honors after their performances at the Cavalier Invitational on Friday in Olathe. Sophomore Billi Pipes, senior Valarie Schirmer, freshman Josh Peck, and freshman Tyler Randall...

Baker track teams place at HAAC championships

Story by Chris Atlakson
June 2, 2013
Filed under News, Track and Field

The Baker University track and field teams traveled to Lamoni, Iowa, to compete in the HAAC Indoor Championships Feb. 19 and 20. The men placed fourth with a score of 74 points, while the women's team placed fifth overall with 87 points. Baker had four women capture first in their events: senior Kayla ...

Track and field team battle weather, illness

June 2, 2013
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The competition proved hard to beat Friday for the Baker University track and field team. Thirty Baker athletes took part in two meets Friday. In Lawrence, 24 athletes were among 790 competing at the University of Kansas. The remaining six athletes headed to Warrensburg, Mo. "We didn't have anyone h...

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