The Baker University women's golf team won its first Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament in school history Monday and Tuesday at Spring Lake Country Club in Quincy, Ill.
The Baker University softball team defeated Benedictine College 7-0 in the opening round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament Sunday before falling to MidAmerica Nazarene University 2-1 in a semifinal matchup at the Blue Valley Recreation Complex in Overland Park.
The Baker University track and field teams captured two more conference banners Saturday and Sunday at Liston Stadium as the Wildcats repeated as Heart of America Athletic Conference champions. The men's team claimed its fifth-straight title, while the women took home their fourth consecutive championship.
Due to poor field conditions after recent rainfall, the Wildcats had to move their senior night games to Avila University on Saturday and Sunday. Baker dropped all four games of the final conference series.
The Baker University track and fields teams are scheduled to host the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships Saturday and Sunday at Liston Stadium.
The Baker University men's golf team finished as the runner-up in the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship Tournament Monday and Tuesday at Mozingo Lake Golf Course in Maryville, Mo. The women's team will play its conference tournament Monday and Tuesday at Spring Lake Country Club in Quincy, III.
Former Baker University baseball player Vidal Nuno was promoted from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to make his first appearance in the major leagues with the New York Yankees.
The Baker University athletic department announced Tuesday that it has hired Pete Di Pol as the Wildcats' new head wrestling coach. Before accepting the position at BU, Di Pol served as the head coach at Gloucester County College in Sewell, N.J., since 2011. He coached 19 national qualifiers during that time, including one national finalist.
Senior Lauren Breithaupt reflects on her five months as a member of the BU track and field team and the talent, devotion and commitment required of student-athletes.