Wildcats blast Culver-Stockton, 71-21 in Homecoming game
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – It took all but 37 seconds for the Wildcats to strike first on Saturday afternoon, as they went on to rout Culver-Stockton College 71-21 on Homecoming Saturday.
Offensively, the Wildcats racked up 565 yards of total offense as sophomore quarterback Jake Morse threw for 317 yards with five touchdowns.
Jake Green led the Wildcats receiving core with five receptions for 95 yards and two touchdowns. John Babb stabilized the rushing attack with 126 yards on 17 carries.
Kyle Bolton added two key touchdowns out of the Wildcat formation, with carries of nine yards and 14 yards as the ‘Cats took a 40-7 lead heading into halftime.
Defensively, the Wildcats were stellar. Steven Sanders and Jose Castro each returned an interception for a touchdown, while Andre Jolly forced three fumbles, two of which he recovered.
“I thought we played great today,” said head coach Mike Grossner. “I think we’re starting to see our guys mature a little bit more each and every game. We’ve got another bye-week next weekend, but we’ll be ready to go on Senior Day for Benedictine.”
Baker will host Benedictine on Nov. 5 for Senior Day as the Wildcats shoot for their sixth-straight victory over the Ravens.
“I won’t need to say anything to have our guys fired up for that one,” Grossner added. “I think everyone knows what is it stake on both sides.”
Ashley Mauck scores game winner in double overtime to defeat Benedictine
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The game itself was back-and-fourth throughout, but Ashley Mauck came through huge for the Baker women as they defeated Benedictine College 1-0 on Saturday evening.
Baker (9-3-1, 3-1-1 HAAC) outshot Benedictine 17-9 overall and 9-5 on goal. Benedictine goalkeeper Carissa Gregory made eight saves in the contest.
Goalkeeper Maggie Dupes made five saves for the Wildcats as she recorded her fourth shutout of the season.
The Wildcats return to action on Oct. 29 when they travel to Culver-Stockton College for a 1 p.m. game.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Two first half goals were all the Wildcats needed on Saturday evening to steal the momentum and cruise to a 3-0 victory over Benedictine College.
Baker (15-0, 5-0 HAAC) got on the scoreboard first in the 15th minute as Odaine Sinclair overpowered two Benedictine defenders in the box. Sean McAlister added a goal for the Wildcats in the 37th minute after receiving a ball in the box from Nick Ebmeyer, giving Baker the 2-0 advantage heading into the break.
Odaine Sinclair would strike again in the 57th minute on a corner kick from Tom Lowndes to seal the 3-0 victory.
Benedictine (12-2, 3-2 HAAC) never really threatened in the game as Baker outshot the Ravens 17-11.
Goalkeeper Matt Bickley made five saves in the contest, to record his eighth shutout of the season.