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Tuesday, 05 July 2011 10:33

Weekend Recap

2.14.10 | Athletics

Basketball teams highlight weekend sports
Coach Weaver

Coach Weaver and the Wildcats are riding a two-game winning streak

CANTON, Mo. - The Baker men's basketball (9-16, 2-13) team snapped out of its funk to win two games this past week, downing Avila University on Thursday and Culver-Stockton College on Saturday.

Senior Malcolm Greer, fresh off becoming a member of the 1,000-point club, led the way for the Baker men scoring 15 points while pulling down 11 rebounds to record his fourth double-double of the season Saturday afternoon.

As a team, the Wildcats shot 20-of-52 (39 percent) from the field and 6-for-19 (32 percent) from beyond the arc en route to a 57-53 overtime escape.

The Baker women's basketball team continues to dazzle in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.

Emily Gibson (pictured) scored 24 points and pulled down 19 rebounds to lead Baker to a 59-40 win over Culver-Stockton College on Saturday afternoon.Emily Gibson

Aubree Gustin added 10 points as Baker (16-9, 12-3) continued its dominance in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.

Emily Gibson currently ranks No. 1 in the NAIA with 15 double-doubles on the season. Gibson also recorded three blocks in the game while shooting a whopping 9-for-13 (69 percent) from the field.

The Wildcats sit in second place just one game behind HAAC leader Evangel University. Both basketball teams will be back in action Thursday evening when they play host to William Jewell College in a key conference showdown.
View the women's box score here. | View the men's box score here.


JL Anderson wins 200 meter dash at Pitt State Invitational

PITTSBURG, Kan. - The Baker track and field teams traveled to Pittsburg State UniversityJL Anderson this past weekend to compete in its last indoor event before the HAAC Indoor Championships next weekend in Lamoni, Iowa.

On the track, JL Anderson (pictured) raced to victory in the 200 meter dash, winning the event in 23.26 seconds. He also finished second in the 55 meter hurdles at 7.80.

As for the Baker women, junior Mary Loveland led the way for the Wildcats posting a second place finish in the 3000 meter run at 11:51.87.

View the full results here.

 

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