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Lily Stephens

Lily Stephens, Video Producer

Lily Stephens is a senior public relations major. She has a passion for reporting and creating. Currently she is the Video Producer for the Baker Orange and the Baker University soccer program's media manager. Lily is from Snohomish, Washington, and enjoys writing and drinking coffee in her free time.

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Juniors Dylan Kort and Ajhanae Franklin serve on the executive board for Student Activities Council. The exec board consists of five members that focus on planning events for the students on campus.

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February 11, 2020
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February 11, 2020
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February 11, 2020
Dr. Randy Flowers

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February 11, 2020
Chance Prosser - Sophomore

Prosser is the Entertainment Coordinator. Prosser loves being involved on campus, and  likes seeing students smile during all the events.

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February 11, 2020
Dylan Kort - Junior

Kort is the Vice President of Membership and Operations. Kort believes that his personality of liking to take care of people is what helps him make an impact though SAC.

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February 11, 2020
Ajhanae Franklin - Junior

Franklin is the President of SAC. Franklin will jump in whenever someone needs help. Franklin loves working with all the students and running events.

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February 11, 2020
Johnny Lee - Junior

Lee is the Social and Cultural issues coordinator. Lee loves how tight-knit he has gotten with the the members of the executive team.

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February 11, 2020
Mindy Lo - Senior

Lo is the Social and Cultural Issues Coordinator. Lo works on campus to educate students and work with the sororities on their philanthropies.

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February 11, 2020
Head Cross Country coach Tim Byers received the Heart Cross Country Coach of the year award at the conference meet. Byers stepped into the role of head coach in 2014.

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December 3, 2019
Senior Greg Flores smiles wide as he enjoys his first team conference win. Flores has attended the NAIA national cross country all four years of his collegiate career.

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December 3, 2019
Sophomore Mia Wilhoit took third place individually, helping push the womens team to a second place finish overall. Wilhoits season has been memorable, the athlete has consistently 
placed in the top 15 and individually advanced to the national meet in Vancouver, WA.

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December 3, 2019
In the final stretch before the finish, Freshman Jackson Caldwell demonstrates just how demanding cross country is on the body. Caldwell has been a star this season for the mens team, consistently maintaining the number two spot, behind Senior Greg Flores.

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November 20, 2019
From the left, Freshman Blake Nichols, Junior Liam Barnsby, Junior Drew Cook and Sophomore Tyler Walker took fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth on the team. Nichols, Barnsby and Cook will advance to the national meet in Vancouver, WA.

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November 20, 2019
From the left, Junior Emily Chambers and Senior Janeane Hernandez finished seventh and 12th overall.

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November 20, 2019
With the sound of the starting gun the women are off. The mens and womens Baker cross country teams competed in the Heart cross country conference championships Nov. 9 at Central Methodist University. The mens team took the first place championship title and the womens team placed second.

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November 20, 2019
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November 20, 2019
Taiylor Sharp and Myan Elrington embrace after their 4x100m race at the Baker Relays on March 31. The relay team finished second behind Grand View with a time of 50.09 seconds. Both the mens and womens track teams are in preparation to host The Heart conference meet on May 5.

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April 13, 2018
Brenda McCollum comforts Caitlin Apollo after the womens 3,000-meter race walk at the NAIA National meet in Pittsburgh, Kansas on March 4. McCollum and Apollo are a dynamic duo according to their coach Tim Byers. The two hope to qualify for the outdoor national championships in May, making it their last collegiate meet. McCollum hopes to take her race walk careers to the next level after graduation with sights on the United States Olympic team.

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April 13, 2018
McCollum stands on the fourth place podium to receive her All-American accolade. Fourth place is the highest McCollum has attained in her career.

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March 19, 2018
McCulloms hole-clad lucky sock that she wears every time she races. The senior racewalker likes to wear Bakers signature orange on her socks and in her hair with an orange hair band.

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March 7, 2018
Freshman Liam Barnsby receives words of encouragement from coaches Bobby Breon and Tim Byers after completing the mens 1,000-meter race. The track inside the Robert W. Plaster Center is 300 meters, so the 1,000 meter run began in a waterfall start on the second curve of the track. Barnsby raced in the third of three heats and finished 16th overall.

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March 7, 2018
Barnsby looks out at the track while waiting to run the 1,000 meters. He finished the race with a personal record of  2:32.54. The race at the national championships was Barsnbys fourth time ever running the 1,000 meters in competition. During the 2017 cross-country season Barnsby qualified for the national championships in Vancouver, Washington. He hopes to qualify for the outdoor national meet in May to round out his freshman season as a wildcat.

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March 7, 2018
Watson high-fives a competitor after collapsing on the ground at the finish-line. Watson finished seventh in the race, but due to the disqualification of another competitor she moved up to sixth place overall, making Watson an All-American. Watson is the first mens racewalker to receive All-Amercian honors.

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March 7, 2018
Senior Cory Peoples completes his first throw of 17.27 meters in the weight throw event. Competitors in the event throw three times. Peoples was unable to surpass his 17.27 on his last two throws.

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March 7, 2018
McCollum comforts Apollo after the womens 3,000-meter race walk. McCollum and Apollo are a dynamic duo according to their coach Tim Byers. The two hope to qualify for the outdoor national championships in May, making it their last collegiate meet. McCollum hopes to take her race walk careers to the next level after graduation with sights on the United States Olympic team.

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March 18, 2019
Caitlin Apollo goes into her last lap of the 300-meter race. Race walk is a sport of speed and technique. Competitors must keep one foot on the ground at all times during the race and the knee must be straight when the leg comes down. If a competitor receives three infractions of these rules from the judges placed around the track, they are then disqualified.

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March 18, 2019
Freshman Morgan Thomas runs the 800 meters, the last of five events in the womens pentathlon. It was Thomas first time competing in a multi-event competition. She finished eighth place at the Jayhawk Classic, held Jan. 25-26 inside Anschutz Sports Pavilion.

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February 14, 2018
Freshman Liam Barnsby catches his breath after running the mens 1 mile race on Saturday. Barnsby was a leader on the Baker cross country in the 2017 season. He finished the cross country season with a 26:42.2 8k PR at the Heart Cross Country Championships.

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February 14, 2018
Junior Gloria Mares sets into her blocks right before the gun goes off for the womens 200 meter dash. Mares finished fourth with a 26.83. She set her personal record this season with a 26.23 at Bob Timmons Challenge earlier this winter. Mares is also a member of Bakers 4x4 relay team that competed at the Jayhawk Classic.

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February 14, 2018
Junior Jenna Black stands at the starting line and prepares for the womens 3k race. Black set a new personal record of 11:44.16 at the Jayhawk Classic, beating her previous personal record of 11:49.97 also set this season at the JCC Cavalier Night Indoor Relays on Jan 19.

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February 14, 2018
Junior Cole Stallard ran a personal record in the 1000 meter race, finishing with a time of 2:51.28. This was Stallards first time running the 1000 meters at an indoor meet. Stallard has traditionally participated in other events during the indoor season. However his past two outdoor seasons have featured consistent appearances in the 1500 and 800 meters.

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January 30, 2018
Senior Joe Linder pushes towards the finish line at the Heart Conference meet on Nov. 4. Linder placed 13th overall and was the final individual qualifier for the national meet. Teammates Greg Flores and Liam Barnsby also qualified for the national meet in Vancouver, Washington.

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November 15, 2017
Approaching the two mile point in the 5 kilometer (3.1 miles) race, senior Rosie Hollis runs in her final collegiate cross country race. Hollis led the womens team by finishing in 18th place.

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November 15, 2017
En route to his best performance of the year, freshman Liam Barnsby paces himself throughout the 8 kilometer (4.97 miles) race. Barnsby finished in 10th place with a time of 26:42.

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November 15, 2017
Senior Joe Linder pushes toward the finish line at the Heart Conference meet on Nov. 4. Linder placed 13th overall and was the final individual qualifier for the national meet. Teammates Greg Flores and Liam Barnsby also qualified for the national meet in Vancouver, Washington.

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November 15, 2017
Junior Cole Stallard focuses on the 8 kilometer (4.97 miles) race at the Baldwin City Golf Course. Stallard rounded out the scoring for the mens team by placing fifth on the team and 45th overall. The mens team finished 4th out of the 13 conference teams.

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November 15, 2017
Seniors Caitlin Apollo and Rachel Campbell run in their final cross country race. The womens team finished fifth in the conference race.

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November 15, 2017
A bagpiper plays during the opening ceremonies for the Heart Championship race on Nov. 4. Following the bagpipe performance was the national anthem sung by Baker cross country alumna, Rachel Emmanuels.

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November 15, 2017
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October 24, 2017
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October 24, 2017
At the start of every race, the men huddle together for final words before toeing the line. Senior Joe Linder always gives a small speech to his teammates to make sure everyone is ready to race.

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October 24, 2017
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October 24, 2017
Freshman Camille Henderson finished 18th, three places behind senior Rosie Hollis. Henderson has consistently been the number one or two runner for the team. Henderson medaled along with Hollis and sophomore Janeane Hernandez. The women finished fourth as a team.

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October 24, 2017
Freshman Liam Barnsby finished the race in 11th place. This race provided him with the first medal of his collegiate career. The top twenty runners in each race received medals. Each medal is hand crafted and painted.

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October 24, 2017
Senior Rosie Hollis runs alongside a runner from Rockhurst University. The women ran a 5 kilometer (3.1 miles) race. Their run was less muddy than the mens, but several runners still slipped and fell during the competition. Hollis finished as the top runner for the Baker womens team, earning 15th place overall.

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October 24, 2017
Junior Cole Stallard and senior Johnny Fulkerson run through the muddiest part of Saturdays course. Runners passed this part of Haskells historic Billy Mills trail three times during the mens 8 kilometer (4.97 miles) race. Fulkerson and Stallard ran together for the majority of the race, but Stallard pushed ahead finishing 43rd with Fulkerson slightly behind finishing 57th.

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October 24, 2017
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