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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


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

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...

German athlete adjusts to life at BU

Story by Megan Henry

September 16, 2013


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

New faces. New school. New country. Same sport – Track. Freshman Jana Koegel is an international student from Stuttgart, Germany, and a member of the Baker University track and field team. “I like it because there’s not much, so you get to know more people,” Koegel said. “Everybody is...

Track and field team battle weather, illness

June 2, 2013


Filed under News, Track and Field

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...

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 ...