Head football coach Mike Grossner was recently named as a recipient of the Kansas City Sports Commission’s Community Champion award. Grossner will receive this award on April 15 in Kansas City.
The women’s basketball team continued to succeed down the final stretch of the 2015 season with wins against Avila University and Evangel University. Baker has won six consecutive games and owns sole possession of third place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Baker University sophomore and two-time All-HAAC volleyball player Hannah Bettge traveled to Colorado Springs on Thursday for USA Volleyball’s open tryout. She will be one of around 200 women competing for a spot on the team.
Baker University head volleyball coach Kathy Allen describes her pride in sophomore Hannah Bettge, who is attending the 2015 USA Volleyball National Team tryouts this weekend.
In the HAAC conference competition, which was held on Feb. 14, the dance team took second place in small dance and third place in hip-hop.
The Wildcats split Valentine’s Day weekend with a 53-49 loss to the No. 11 Benedictine College Ravens on Feb. 12 then an 85-71 win against the Culver-Stockton College Wildcats on Feb. 14. The Wildcats now sit in ninth place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference at 9-15 overall and 3-11 in conference play.
The softball team opened its season at the Oklahoma Baptist Valentine Festival on Friday and Saturday in Shawnee, Oklahoma, ending the weekend with a 1-3 record.
Senior Kyrstie Ehm scored her 1,000th career point against CSC in a 61-47 win to be the 10th player in Baker's women's basketball history to hit that mark.
Many Baker University students make their way to the Collins Center on Sundays for some late-night basketball. Five-on-five intramural basketball games are being played throughout the month of February.
Four BU athletes attending Harlaxton College in Grantham, England, this spring are participating on the school's basketball team. One basketball player, two volleyball players and one soccer player from Baker University helped lead the co-ed Harlaxton team to a win in the first game of the semester.