2.3.11 | Men's Basketball
Baker men fall in overtime at Central Methodist, 85-80
FAYETTE, Mo. – The Baker men’s basketball took a three point lead late, but Curtis Smith hit a key 3-pointer for the Eagles with under 30 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime.
Jaris Wommack led all Baker scorers with 20 points while shooting 8-for-17 from the floor. Andre Stozier added 17 points and pulled down eight rebounds, while Jack Shotell and Austin Bond each chipped in with 13 and 10 points respectively.
2.4.11 | Wrestling
Wrestling Dual – Baker University defeats No. 20 Hastings, 33- 13
125: Jarrod Wiens (Hastings) dec. AJ Gassman (Baker), 4-3
133: Josh Haugen (Baker) pinned Cameron Mettenbring (Hastings), 4:16
141: Phil Henes (Baker) dec. Garth Ginder (Hastings), 2-0
149: Jarell Price (Baker) pinned Justin Ferguson (Hastings), 2:59
157: Nathan Sommer (Baker) dec. Taylor Boyce (Hastings), 5-3
165: Jameon Rush (Hastings) major dec. Jakob Price (Baker), 13-4
174: Parker Owen (Baker) dec. Jarin Potter (Hastings), 5-3
184: Nick Simms (Hastings), won by forfeit
197: Brandon Gebhardt (Baker), won by forfeit
285: Levi Calhoun (Baker), won by forfeit
Notes: Wildcats improve to 10-0 all-time in duals, and 6-0 in 2010-11. Baker has qualified 26 wrestlers for the NAIA National Championships set to be held March 3-5 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
2.5.11 | Basketball
Baker set for Saturday showdown with Evangel
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team will get the action started on Saturday afternoon when they host HAAC leader No. 20 Evangel University (13-7, 11-1 HAAC) at 2 p.m., from the George F. Collins Center.
Baker (13-10, 8-5 HAAC) is coming off a victory on Thursday night at Central Methodist University. The Wildcats had two players score in double figures as Emily Gibson scored a team-high 18 points and 12 rebounds. Aubree Gustin added 16 points as Baker pulled away late in the second half to secure the victory.
2.5.11 | Women's Basketball
Hot shooting pushes Evangel past Baker, 63-52
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team took a 3-0 lead to open the game, but from that point forward it was all Evangel as the Crusaders grabbed a lead and never looked back.
Baker (13-11, 8-6 HAAC) shot just 6-for-22 (27 percent) in the first half, ultimately putting the Wildcats in a hole from which they couldn’t recover.
2.5.11 | Men's Basketball
Four score in double figures as Baker goes on to upset Evangel, 71-65
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s basketball team needed to play a nearly flawless basketball game on Saturday afternoon according to head coach Brett Ballard.
The Wildcats managed to overcome 21 turnovers with a hot shooting second half going 11-for-19 (58 percent) from the field and 20-for-30 from the charity stripe.
2.7.11 | Softball
Baker inks two softball recruits for 2011-12
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team has received signed national letters of intent from Summer Kelley (Shawnee, Kan.) and Peyton Weekly (Gardner, Kan.) to enroll at the university and play for the Wildcats starting in the spring of 2012, head coach Matt Windle announced.
2.7.11 | Track and Field
Track and field teams continue to pace towards nationals at NWU Triangular
LINCOLN, Neb. — Jeremy Gathright, Reggie Harris and Kellen Kristoffersen won individual men’s track and field events on Saturday, highlighting Baker University’s performances at the NWU Quad.
Gathright placed first in the triple jump (14.59 meters). Harris captured first place in the 55-meter dash (6.57 seconds), and Kristoffersen was victorious in the 800-meter run (2:02.76.). Harris also finished fifth in the 200 (23.66 seconds), and Gathright placed third in the long jump (6.66 meters).