11.13.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker rolls Park 80-50
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker took a one-point lead heading into the half on Friday evening at the George F. Collins Center. At the end of regulation it was Baker taking a commanding 30-point victory.
The Wildcats outscored the Pirates 50-21 in the second half to even up their season record at 2-2.
Four players scored in double digits, Cameron Roland,15, Emily Gibson, 12, Aubree Gustin,11, and Courtney Goodrum,10. The Wildcats shot 47 percent from the floor and forced 21 turnovers.
Defensively, Emily Gibson led the way recording eight rebounds and four blocks.
11.14.09 | Football
No. 24 Baker takes down Central Methodist on Senior Day
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker seniors went out in style Saturday afternoon at Liston Stadium, and the day ended with a Gatorade bath for head coach Mike Grossner, as the Wildcats won 33-7.
The offense and defense can both take credit for the win this week. Senior Richie Bryant rushed for 144 yards on 35 attempts, one of which came when he broke free for a 50-yard score to give Baker a 16-0 lead early in the second quarter. Senior Mack Brown passed for 207 yards with three touchdowns.
Defensively, the Wildcats were stellar. The Wildcat defense held Central Methodist to just five yards rushing on the day while forcing three turnovers. Matt Brock recorded 10 tackles. Calvin Pearce recorded six with two forced fumbles.
11.14.09 | Men's Basketball
Four players score in double digits as Baker rolls
OTTAWA, Kan. - Baker wasted no time dumping Ottawa for the second time this season on Saturday evening. The Wildcats outscored the Braves 52-26 in the first half, ultimately paving their way to victory
Austin Bond had 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field. Andre Strozier recorded his third double-double of the season, scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Baker assistant coach Pedro Dos Santos believes this Baker squad will open some eyes this season. "We have a lot of players who can do a lot of different things for us. Some will score 17 points on one night and the next score six. We're pretty deep," said Dos Santos.
11.16.09 | Wrestling
Wrestling to face Concordia University Tuesday evening at Collins Center
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The wrestling team will host its first dual meet on Baker's campus Tuesday evening. The match begins at 7 p.m., in the George F. Collins Center.
Concordia University, a first-year program, has participated in two tournaments this year. Both Baker and Concordia participated in the Dakota Wesleyan Tournament.
The Wildcats are 1-0 in duals after defeating York College in the school's first competition on Nov. 6. This will be Concordia's first dual of the season.
11.16.09 | Basketball
Baker basketball teams travel to Kansas Wesleyan University Tuesday evening
Both the Baker men and women are coming off victories last weekend. The Baker women swept both games at the Baker Classic to improve their overall record to 3-2. The Baker men defeated Ottawa University for the second time this season, improving their overall record to 3-2 as well.
Junior Emily Gibson, who transferred from Washburn, leads the way for the Baker women. Gibson averages 10.8 points, 7.6 rebounds and blocks 2.1 shots per game. Gibson has recorded two double-doubles.
Jenna Brantley leads the team with 4.5 assists per game. Tip-off is at 5:30 p.m.
11.17.09 | Wrestling
Baker improves to 2-0 in duals
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker University wrestling team advanced its dual meet record to a 2-0 after a 37-6 victory over fellow first-year program, Concordia University from Seward, Neb. Freshman Alan Callahan got the Wildcats started at 125 pounds in front of his hometown with an exciting 15-2 major decision over Concordia's Logan Shanks. Robb Waters, freshman from Kansas City, Mo., followed Callahan with his own 13-2 major decision over Brady Chancellor. The Bulldogs got on the board at 141 pounds with Alex Rostvet claiming a 6-1 decision over Baker's Kalem Bennett.
11.18.09 | Men's Basketball
Baker upends Kansas Wesleyan
SALINA, Kan. - The Baker men's basketball team improved its overall season record to 4-2 on Tuesday evening, defeating Kansas Wesleyan 63-60.
The Coyotes took a nine-point lead early in the first half, but the Wildcats battled back to trail by one heading into the break.
Three players scored in double digits: Austin Bond with 16, Manuel Medina with 16 and Malcolm Greer with 13. The Wildcats shot 44 percent from the floor and 50 percent from beyond the arc. Manuel Medina was the only nonstarter to record points in the contest.
The Wildcats will be back in action Saturday evening when they travel to St. Mary to face the Spires in Leavenworth, Kan.
11.20.09 | Volleyball
Pryor, Allen receive top honors
Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University junior outside hitter Brooke Pryor was honored as the Heart of America Athletic Conference volleyball player of the year and sophomore libero Brooke Allen was selected the conference libero of the year, the HAAC announced on Thursday.
Pryor, Overbrook, Kan., ranked 10th nationally with 4.2 kills per set. Allen, Topeka, Kan., ranked third nationally with 6.8 digs per set. Both players were named to the all-HAAC first team.
Other members from the Wildcats’ record-setting 32-4 team were recognized by the conference:
- Jana Boss, freshman setter, Shawnee Mission, Kan.
- Christina Delladio, sophomore middle hitter, Bonner Springs, Kan.
- Nikki Anderson, senior hitter, Alma, Kan.
- Kelsey Cobb, sophomore defensive specialist, Overland Park, Kan.