11.7.09 | Women's Basketball
No. 3 Oklahoma Baptist University takes down Baker 74-48
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Coming into play on Saturday afternoon the Wildcats knew they had a large task in front of them. No. 3 Oklahoma Baptist University is coming off its best season in school history and has reloaded with four Division I transfers for the 2009 campaign.
OBU held Baker to just 12 points in the first half of play. Offensively the Wildcats got some help from the bench. Rae Lynne Stewart (pictured) led the team with 10 points off 5-7 shooting from the field.
The Wildcats shot 32 percent on the night, hitting only 1 of 13 three-pointers. For the game, the Lady Cats converted 11 of 20 free throws.
OBU finished the game shooting 45 percent, while hitting 7 of their 18 three-point attempts.
The women will be back in action Tuesday when they host Friends University at 5:30 p.m. at the Collins Center. View the full box score here.
11.6.09 | Women's Basketball
Northwestern Oklahoma State takes down Baker in season opener
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Newcomer Brittany Hines (Hutchinson CC transfer) led the way for the Wildcats Friday evening scoring 12 points off 4-10 shooting from the field. Emily Gibson (Washburn transfer) chipped in 11 points off 3-11 shooting from the field.
Heading into halftime the Wildcats led 25-24 thanks to a buzzer-beating shot from Aubree Gustin as time expired.
The Wildcats were outscored 31-25 in the second half. Emily Gibson (picture) led the way defensively pulling down seven rebounds and blocking two shots. Northwestern Oklahoma State improved to 2-0 on the season with the 55-50 victory.
11.6.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker women take on NW Oklahoma State in season opener
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women will get their 2009 season rolling Friday when they take on Northwest Oklahoma State at 7:30 p.m. Returning starters Audrey Bryant and Aubree Gustin will look to provide the team with an early spark this season. Gustin led the team in scoring last season, averaging 12.1 points per game, while Bryant chipped in with 8.9 points per game.
Jenna Brantley (pictured) and Brooke Soske are the only returning nonstarting juniors from last season's squad. Brantley averaged 3.5 points per game while coming off the bench in 2008. Look for Brantley to pursue a more active role running the offense in the 2009 campaign.
Transfers Emily Gibson (Washburn), JaNeil Robinson (Cowley CC), Brittany Hines (Hutchinson CC), Courtney Goodrum (Cowley CC), and Cameron Roland (Kansas City Kansas CC), will give an added scoring punch to all spots in the lineup.
11.1.09 | Basketball
Basketball teams to host alumni games Sunday
The Baker men's and women’s basketball teams will showcase their talent to alums on Sunday. The women will start the action at 4 p.m., followed by the men at 6 p.m.
Come out to the Collins Center and check out the games.
Former Cowley County Players Transfer to Baker
JaNeil Robinson, 5' 8", and Courtney Goodrum, 5' 10", will play for Baker University next season, adding depth to the forward position. Robinson is from Wamego, Kan., and Goodrum is from Wellington, Kan.
Former Hutchinson Junior College Guard Transfers to Baker
Brittany Hines, a former Hutchinson Junior College Guard will join the Wildcats for the 2009-10 season. Hines started 35 of 37 games last season for the Lady Dragons and averaged 8.27 points per game.
The 2009-2010 Baker women’s basketball team returns six players, including two starters from a squad that finished 15-16 overall and 9-11 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Starters back are 5’9 junior AUDREY BRYANT and 6’0 AUBREE GUSTIN. Bryant averaged 8.9 points and 5.8 rebounds per game, while Gustin averaged 12.1 points and 6.7 rebounds per game last season. Juniors JENNA BRANTLEY, EMILY GIBSON (Washburn), JaNEIL ROBINSON (Cowley CC), BROOKE SOSKE, BRITTANY HINES (Hutchinson CC), and COURTNEY GOODRUM (Cowley CC) will give an added scoring punch to all spots in the lineup.
TAYLER STACKS will be the only returning senior and looks to bring some added speed and depth to the guard position. The team will have increased size, with a speedy backcourt that can be utilized throughout the season.
5.7.12 | Track and Field
Baker track and field teams take home 2012 HAAC Championship
LAMONI, Iowa – It had been 12 years since the Baker women’s track and field team won a Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship, but that all changed on Saturday afternoon as Baker pulled away from runner-up Central Methodist University.
The defending champion men’s squad made it back-to-back titles for the first time under head track and field coach Zach Kindler.
4.30.12 | Track and Field
Thurbon and Gathright take home weekly HAAC honors after Wildcat Open
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Junior Jeremy Gathright and sophomore Katie Thurbon were respectively named HAAC Track and Field Athlete’s of the week the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
Gathright claimed a pair of top two finishes this past weekend at the Wildcat Open to help in preparation for this week’s Heart of America Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship set to be held at Graceland University.