Davenport/Kirkwood grad Kaitlin Schneden is key player for Baker U of Kansas
Kaitlin Schneden, a senior at NAIA Division I, Baker University recently reached the 1,000 career point mark. Kaitlin has been a starter on the Baker women’s basketball team for the past 2 years and so far has racked up 588 points and ranks in the top 20 in the conference in points per game, 3-point field goals, defensive rebounds, assist and assist/ turnover ratio.
Schneden crossed the thousand-point mark in a game against Missouri Valley College in Liberty, MO on Thursday, Feb. 12.
In her 2008-09 Baker season Schneden has averaged 11.33 points per game, 4.3 rebounds and 2.4 assist per game. Prior to attending Baker she played at Kirkwood Community College and was a member of the 2007 NJCAA National Championship Team.
Schneden has played in every college game scheduled during her collegiate career. While at Kirkwood she tallied 449 points off the bench. A native of Davenport, Iowa, Schneden played her prep ball at Davenport Assumption High School. She earned all-conference honors and participated in the state tournament both her junior and senior years.
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Baker University in Baldwin City, KS was founded in 1858, the first university in the state of Kansas. The school was founded by what is now the United Methodist Church. Baldwin City is located less than an hour southwest of Kansas City, MO.