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Wrestlers dominate Bacone dual 31-6

Story by Chad Mullens

November 15, 2013

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

After faring well at the Dan Harris Open and defeating Bacone College 31-6 in a dual, the No. 14 Baker University wrestling team struggled at the Bethany Swede Open. Senior Drew Harbinson takes control of the match against junior Dylan Arnall during the Dan Harris Open on Sunday.Callie Paquette During...

Wrestling team transitions under new leadership

Wrestling team transitions under new leadership

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Going into his first year as Baker University head wrestling coach, Pete Di Pol found the initial culture shock of moving from New Jersey to Kansas far easier than expected. “(Former head coach Jimmy) May has been a great mentor to me, helping me get established,” Di Pol said. “My assistant...

1-on-1 with head wrestling coach Pete Di Pol

Story by Megan Henry

October 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Q: What is your wrestling experience? A: Essentially, it’s my life. I’ve been wrestling since I was 5 and I’ve been coaching for 17 years. I was a head high school coach for 11 years and my teams won five state championships, and we were ranked Top 20 in the country four or five years. Then ...

Bowling, wrestling to be new Baker sports

June 2, 2013

Filed under Bowling, News, Sports, Wrestling

05/09/08 Athletic Director Dan Harris pinned down his plans for building a wrestling program at Baker University this week. Men's wrestling, a sport Harris has earnestly sought after for some time, will cater to an entirely new demographic of prospective student athletes. Harris said Baker is an e...