Baker tennis gets season rolling
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker men's and women's tennis teams are off to an undefeated season in 2010. The Baker women defeated Morningside and Friends last week and currently rank No. 2 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The Baker men (pictured) sit at 1-0 after taking down Friends last Saturday.
The tennis teams compete year-round. The limited fall season focuses on individual performance at several tournaments.
The spring season is all about team match play and building for the conference tournament. The winner of the conference tournament advances to the NAIA National Tennis Tournament in May to compete for a national championship.
1.3.11 | Men's Soccer
Tourbeau Sports Group names Bauer, Byarlay, and Lowndes to “Top Prospects” report
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – After a season of firsts, the Baker men’s soccer team continues to garner the postseason accolades. Juniors Ethan Bauer (Olathe, Kan.) and Nate Byarlay were named to the Tourbeau Sports Group Top 40 Professional Prospects List. Senior Tom Lowndes (Cardiff, Wales) was named to the honorable mention squad.
In 2007, Tourbeau Sports Group, LLC began its mark in the sports development market. Over the past few years, TSG has had the opportunity to work alongside some of the most prominent companies, teams, organizations and individuals across the world in helping make a difference in sports.
12.6.11 | Soccer
Baker soccer program sets school-record with five NAIA All-Americans
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – In a year that saw the Baker women’s soccer team advance to its second consecutive NAIA National quarterfinal and the Baker men’s soccer team advance to its first ever NAIA National semifinal, the teams set another record on Monday afternoon when the NAIA announced that five players from the Wildcat soccer programs had been named NAIA All-Americans.
Seniors Alix Schiraldi (Lenexa, Kan.) and Maggie Dupes (Fallbrook, Calif.), along with junior Jordan Dolbin (La Mirada, Calif.) were all named NAIA All-Americans on the women’s side. Schiraldi and Dolbin were named to the third-team, while Dupes was an honorable mention.
12.2.11 | Men's Soccer
Wildcats fall to No. 1 Lindsey Wilson in NAIA Semifinals
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Eight-time national champion Lindsey Wilson defeated Baker University 2-0 Friday evening at the Orange Beach Sportsplex, ending Baker’s historic run to the NAIA Men’s National Championship semifinals.
The second-seeded Blue Raiders jumped out to an early 1-0 lead just 10 minutes into the contest when Eddy Campbell netted the first tally of the game thanks to a shot into the box from Mat Luak.
No. 3 Baker (20-2-1) was outshot 6-4 on goal and 14-13 overall. Odaine Sinclair finished the contest as Baker’s overall shot leader with five, one of which was on goal.
12.2.11 | Men's Soccer
Men’s soccer ranks second nationally with seven NAIA Scholar-Athletes
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – As the Baker University men’s soccer team sits just hours away from participating in its first-ever NAIA Final Four, the NAIA has announced the Wildcats ranked second nationally with seven Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
Nick Aguilar (Olathe, Kan.), Tony Weber (Olathe, Kan.), Michael Sheridan (Golden, Colo.), Drew Clement (Lenxa, Kan.), Laeth Hamil (Olathe, Kan.), Richard Klein (Prince George, Canada), and Josh Rydberg (Olathe, Kan.) were all named to the elite list.
12.1.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 3 Baker faces No. 1 Lindsey Wilson in NAIA Semifinal showdown
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Baker University men’s soccer team will have its shot at advancing to the programs first-ever NAIA National Championship game on Friday evening when the third-ranked Wildcats face top-ranked Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) at 6 p.m., CST from the Orange Beach Sportsplex.
No. 3 Baker (20-1-1) is coming off a 3-1 victory over No. 6 Grand View (Iowa) in the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Quarterfinals.
11.30.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 3 Baker advances to first-ever NAIA Final Four with 3-1 victory over Grand View
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Baker men’s soccer team is headed to its first-ever NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Semifinal game after defeating Grand View (Iowa), 3-1 on Wednesday evening.
Nick Aguilar put the Wildcats on the scoreboard first just 13 minutes into the contest after receiving a ball from Andy Griffin. Grand View answered late in the first half after Lucas Heitor-Piffer evened the score at 1-1 on a penalty kick.