The Baker wrestling squad proved itself three times in one week. After beginning the season ranked number 16 nationally, the team fell against big name programs, such as the University of Oklahoma, but is now pinning down both individual and team wins.
Baker wrestlers had a busy schedule to start their season. Ranked No. 16 nationally in the NAIA, the team experienced difficult matchups in a quad hosted by the University of Oklahoma followed by a dual win over Bacone University and then the Dan Harris Open.
The Baker Orange preview of the 2014-15 wrestling season.
Each year, the Baker Orange sports staff votes on two players, coaches, teams and newcomers of the year who the staff believes are the "Best of the Best."
Bryce Shoemaker became Baker University's first national champion wrestler at the 2014 NAIA Wrestling National Championships.
Five members of the Baker University wrestling team have qualified for the 2014 NAIA Wrestling National Championships beginning on Friday in Topeka.
The Baker University wrestling team will send five men to Topeka, where the NAIA National Championships will take place on March 7-8.
The No. 19 Baker University wrestling team was able to pay tribute to former head coach Jimmy May during the first annual Jimmy May-hem Open on Saturday in Collins Center.
The No. 19 Baker University wrestling team took care of business in its last home dual of the season with a 49-0 sweep over Central Baptist College on Jan 30.
The No. 17 Baker University wrestling team finished eighth at the Missouri Valley College Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Marshall, Mo.
Dan Harris Open
Baldwin City 9 a.m.
St. Louis, Missouri 9 a.m.
UNK Holiday Inn Open
Kearney, Nebraska 9 a.m.
FHSU Bob Smith Open
Hays 9 a.m.
Atchison 9 a.m.
NWCA National Duals
Fort Wayne, Indiana 9 a.m.
Missouri Valley Dual
Baldwin City 9 a.m.
Missouri Valley Invite
Marshall, Missouri TBA
Baldwin City 10 a.m.
Ottawa 9 a.m.
NAIA National Qualifier
NAIA National Championships
Topeka, Kansas TBA