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Women’s golf, Mateer win HAAC title

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The women’s golf team started the postseason with a 33-stroke win for its third consecutive Heart of America Athletic Conference championship on Tuesday at Indian Foothills Golf Course in Marshall, Missouri. Junior Lindsey Mateer led the way for the women’s team’s championship by shooting consecutive...

Golf teams start spring on high notes

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Baker University women’s golf team won its first tournament of the spring, while the men placed fourth in their first invitational last week. On the women’s side, two-time HAAC Player of the Year Lindsey Mateer led the Wildcats to first place with rounds of 76 and 78, outpacing second place...

Women’s golf advances to nationals

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

May 14, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The women’s golf team won its conference tournament for the second year in a row, defeating Graceland University by 13 strokes. The Wildcats will be advancing to the NAIA national tournament, held May 20-23 in Lincoln, Neb., at the Wilderness Ridge Golf Course. The Wildcats finished the first...

Men’s golf takes second at HAAC tournament

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

May 1, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The men’s golf team took second at the Heart of America Athletic Conference championship tournament Tuesday. The Wildcats had three golfers finish in the top 12 of the individual standings but fell to season-long foe Culver-Stockton College. Junior Kelley Thompson led the team with a 54-hole...

Women’s golf takes first at Missouri Valley

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

April 11, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Baker University women’s golf team had one of its best tournaments of the year, winning the Missouri Valley Spring Invite by 37 strokes. The men also performed well at the Indian Foothills Golf Course, but finished second by seven strokes to Culver-Stockton College. “I was pleased with...

Baker golf teams lead conference standings

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

April 3, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Baker University men’s and women’s golf teams are poised to win the Heart of America Athletic Conference after a successful fall season and opening spring tournament. The women are on top of the HAAC standings after beating all conference opponents in every tournament so far this year, and...

1-on-1 with Kelley Thompson

Story by Megan Henry

October 2, 2013


Filed under Golf, Sports

After starting junior Kelley Thompson on the junior varsity squad for the Eagle Invitational, head coach Karen Exon had to reconsider her lineup. During the Sept. 26-27 tournament, Thompson shot a 66 in the opening round, beating out Baker’s previous lowest-round score, which dates back to 2005. “It’s...

BU golf finishes fifth

Story by staff writer

June 2, 2013


Filed under Golf, News

The Baker men's golf team finished up its season with a fifth-place finish when it competed at the HAAC Tournament Monday and Tuesday in Boonville, Mo. The tournament was held at Hail Ridge Golf Club, hosted by Central Methodist University. The Wildcats went into the tournament ranked fifth, and de...

Rain hurts women’s golf play and rank

Story by Lauren Shufelberger

June 2, 2013


Filed under Golf, News

This article was originally published prior to June 2, 2013. Due to a change in the content management systems, the initial publication date in not available.  Two days of bad weather hindered the women's golf team performance Monday and Tuesday. After starting the spring season off strong, head coa...

BU golf team disappointed

Story by Lauren Shufelburger

June 2, 2013


Filed under Golf, Sports

After a spring season full of rain and rained out tournaments, the men's golf team didn't perform quite as well as the members would have hoped at the Heart of America Athletic Conference championship. The team hosted the tournament Monday and Tuesday at Alvamar Golf Course in Lawrence. Three roun...

Golfers seasoned for spring after fall success

June 2, 2013


Filed under Golf, Sports

After over a month's work of solid effort, improvement and success, the men's and women's golf teams have concluded their fall seasons with much to be proud of. The men's team finished the fall season Monday and Tuesday by tying for fifth place at the annual Kansas City Kansas Community College Fall T...

Women’s golf team places fourth

Story by Lauren Shufelberger

June 2, 2013


Filed under Golf, Sports

Kicking off its spring season, the Baker women's golf team snagged a fourth place finish out of 12 teams Tuesday in the William Woods University Invitational. ' The team barely missed third place, losing to Trevecca Nazarene University by one stroke. Head coach Karen Exon said she is very pleased ...