Andy Baker Earns Horizon League Honor
Butler All-American Andy Baker, who picked up a
convincing win in the first race of the season, has been named
Horizon League Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week for the
period August 31-September 6.
Baker placed first at the Great American Legends meet, hosted by Purdue University on Sept. 4. He covered the 8K course in 25:16.50, finishing 12 seconds ahead of runner-up Caden Shields of Purdue. No team scores were kept in the season-opening competition.
Baker is a two-time cross country All-American and a two-time Horizon League Cross Country Athlete of the Year. He’s placed first at the Horizon League Cross Country Championship for two straight years.
Butler’s cross country squads will have a week off before returning to action at the Indiana Intercollegiate Meet in Terre Haute on Sept. 18.