Wildcat assistant coach to be honored with courage award
Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University assistant women’s basketball coach Richard Ebel (pictured) will be honored by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association as the recipient of the Don Jones Memorial Coaches Courage Award for his recent battle with cancer.
7.31.09 | Men's Soccer
Men's Soccer wins season opener
Kome Okiomah (pictured) scored the lone goal in the WIldcats season opener at Morningside College on Sunday. Ten minutes into the second half Okiomah was set up by an assist from Luke Haidarovic, lifting the No. 12 Wildcats to their first victory of 2009.
Baker outshot the Mustangs 19-5 in the contest.
Baker goalkeeper Alex Burton made three saves in the contest to earn the shutout.
Wildcats ranked 9th nationally in preseason magazine
College Fanz NAIA preview magazine has ranked Baker University at No. 9 in the preseason along with being named one of the dark horses in the national title picture.
"If you eliminated the top five teams from the postseason, I would lean toward someone like Baker or Shorter winning the national title," stated magazine contributor Jason Dannelly.
7.31.09 | Women's Soccer
Alix Schiraldi leads the way as Baker wins 3-0
After falling in their first game of the season on Saturday, the 'Cats came out firing on Sunday against Morningside. Alix Schiraldi (pictured) continued her scoring streak netting two goals in the first half of Sunday's contest. Also chipping in on the scoring was first-team All-HAAC performer Christine Janssens.
9.2.09 | Volleyball
Baker takes HAAC opener at Avila University
The Baker Wildcats took the Heart of America Athletic Conference opener Wednesday evening at Avila University defeating the Eagles by a score of 3-0,(25-15,25-20,25-23). Junior Brooke Pryor (pictured) recorded 13 kills, while junior Christina Delladio chipped in with 12. Brooke Allen led Baker with 19 digs en route to the 'Cats first conference victory of 2009.
The Wildcats will travel to Chicago, Ill., this weekend where they will participate in a two-day tournament at St. Xavier University. Check back for full updates on this weekend's matches.
9.3.09 | Football
NBC Action News visits Baker football
The 2009 Baker University football team will be featured this Sunday at 10 p.m. on NBC Action News. Sports reporter Lance Veeser will discuss the expectations of the upcoming season with senior starting quarterback, Mack Brown, and Head Coach Mike Grossner.
Both Mack and Coach Grossner discuss the steps it took to become one of the elite teams in the nation over the past four years.
9.3.09 | Baseball
Baker University standout continues to dominate in Minor Leagues
Nuno-mania is spreading among the Cleveland Indians minor league organization. Vidal Nuno, picked by the Indians in the 48th round this year out of Baker University, continues to impress scouts. In 12 appearances this season (seven starts) in a short season in single-A Mahoning Valley, based in Niles, Ohio, the left-hander has posted a 5-0 record with a 1.57 ERA, having allowed 37 hits and 13 walks while striking out 43 in 51.2 innings pitched.
9.4.09 | Football
No. 12 Baker visits No. 16 Missouri Valley Saturday
The last time Missouri Valley and Baker met on the football field, Mack Brown was throwing a game-winning touchdown to Tyrell Spain (pictured) with eight seconds to play in regulation. It was the game that made 2008 a special season for the Baker Wildcats. The stakes haven’t changed in 2009. With Baker ranked 12th nationally and Missouri Valley ranked 16th, both teams know the bull's-eye is on their back.