11.5.09 | Men's Soccer
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Heart of America Athletic Conference announced its 2009 All-Conference selections on Wednesday evening. Baker didn't disappoint. Matt Germain, Luke Haidarovic and Matt Griffin were named to the first team.
Kome Okiomah was named All-HAAC second team, while goalkeeper Alex Burton and Laethe Hamil were named to the third team.
Matt Griffin (pictured) was also named HAAC Defensive Player of the Year. "He is the best center back in the league. He wins everything in the air," stated head coach Nate Houser.
Baker will be back in action Monday when they host Graceland University in the first round of the HAAC playoffs at 7 p.m. at Liston Stadium.
10.30.09 | Men's Soccer
Haidarovic nets hat trick on Senior Night
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – No. 16 Baker got back on track Tuesday evening when they faced the reeling Culver-Stockton Wildcats.
Senior Luke Haidarovic (pictured) scored the first three goals of the game netting his first hat trick of the season on senior night.
Steven Stuart chipped in two goals, one late in the first half, and one early in the second.
Matt Germain and Nick Aguilar rounded out the scoring for the Wildcats as they went on to roll 7-0.
Goalkeeper Alex Burton recorded his seventh shutout of the season as the No. 16 Wildcats improved to 11-2-4 overall and 4-1-3 in the HAAC.
Baker will be back in action Tuesday evening when they face conference rival Graceland University at 7:30 p.m. in the season finale. View the full box score here.
10.27.09 | Men's Soccer
UMKC takes down Baker
KANSAS CITY, MO. - The No. 16 Baker Wildcats of the NAIA Heart of America Athletic Conference traveled to UMKC on Tuesday evening to take on the 5-7-2 Kangaroos of the NCAA Summit League for a NAIA/NCAA nonconference showdown
UMKC got on the scoreboard first 14 minutes into the first half when David Sarabia received a pass from John Bayron Sosa and shot the ball past goalkeeper Alex Burton into the lower-left corner of the net from 20 yards out.
10.26.09 | Men's Soccer
Burton named HAAC Defensive Player of the Week
Junior goalkeeper Alex Burton was named HAAC Defensive Player of the Week after recording his sixth shutout of the season on Saturday evening. Burton has played every minute this season for the Wildcats, where he has posted a 1.010 goals against average with 57 saves.
10.24.09 | Men's Soccer
No. 16 Baker men shut out Lindenwood 1-0
The Baker men's soccer team shut out the Lindenwood Lions Saturday evening in St. Chalres, Mo. Alex Burton made four saves in the contest to record his sixth shutout of the season.
Luke Haidarovic (pictured) scored the game-winning goal in the 70th minute when he snuck one past the Lions goalkeeper to help Baker improve to 10-1-4 on the season and 3-1-3 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Baker will be back in action when they travel to UMKC on Tuesday for a nonconference showdown that will be featured on Kansas City Metro Sports television at 7 p.m.