10.5.09 | Volleyball
Lady ‘Cats finish 3-1 on the weekend heading into Tuesday evening showdown with Lindenwood
The Wildcats’ school-record 22-match win streak came to an end this weekend at the Lindenwood Invitational.
On Friday, Baker beat Indiana Wesleyan University in straight sets (25-18, 25-20, 27-25). Brooke Pryor recorded 17 kills, and Jana Boss chipped in 33 assists. Later that day, the ‘Cats extended their winning streak to 22 matches with a victory over Hannibal-LaGrange College (25-11, 25-22, 16-25, 25-23). Brooke Allen recorded 33 digs, Pryor had 20 kills and Boss contributed 41 assists.
9.26.09 | Volleyball
Baker wins 19th straight, Head coach Kathy Allen wins 250th game
The Lady ‘Cats continued their winning ways this weekend when they traveled to the Ottawa University Dual. In the first game of the day Baker took down Ottawa 3-0 (25-20,25-16,25-17). Brooke Pryor recorded 10 kills, Brooke Allen had 22 digs and Jana Boss recorded 30 assists. Game two featured Baker taking on Bethel College. Baker took the game 3 sets to 1 (28-26,25-22,20-25,25-19). Brooke Pryor recorded 20 kills, Brooke Allen had 30 digs and Jana Boss 37 assists. When things were over at the end of the day, 12 year veteran coach Kathy Allen had won her 250th game. “We need everyone to show up Tuesday evening for the big match-up against Benedictine, the game is absolutely huge for us,” stated Allen. The Wildcats now sit a 20-1 overall and 3-0 in conference play. The ‘Cats will be back in action Tuesday evening when they take on conference rival Benedictine College (12-3)(2-1) at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Center.
9.24.09 | Volleyball
Volleyball takes down Culver-Stockton 3-0 with ease
The usual suspects were back in action on Wednesday evening at the Collins Center. Brooke Pryor led the way offensively with 17 kills, Brooke Allen led the way defensively with 29 digs, and Jana Boss chipped in with 33 assists as Baker won their 17th consecutive game. The Wildcats now sit at 18-1 overall and 3-0 in conference. Baker will travel to Ottawa University this weekend to take on Bethlel College, and Ottawa in their annual dual meet. View the full box score here.
9.23.09 | Volleyball
Lady 'Cats home opener tonight at Collins Center, game to be featured on webcastThe Lady 'Cats of Baker have racked up 16 consecutive wins coming into play tonight. Brooke Pryor, Brooke Allen, and Jana Boss swept the weekely HAAC awards for the second consecutive week (HAAC and School records). The Wildcats sit at 17-1 on the season, and are currently receiving 9 votes in the NAIA Top 25 poll. Brooke Pryor leads the HAAC with 4.15 kills per game, and ranks 11th nationally in the same category. The game will be featured as a Dakstats webcast beginning at 7:00 p.m. To view the webcast click here.
9.22.09 | Volleyball
Wildcats sweep HAAC Player of the Week awards again
For the first time in the history of the Heart of America Athletic Conference, Baker volleyball has swept the conference honors for the second consecutive week. Brooke Pryor was named Player of the Week after recording 64 kills over the weekend. Brooke Allen was named Libero of the Week after recording 78 digs this past weekend. Jana Boss was named Setter of the Week after recording 152 assists this past weekend. The Wildcats will be back in action Wednesday evening when they host Culver-Stockton College at 7:00 p.m. from the Collins Center.
9.19.09 | Volleyball
Baker Volleyball wins 16th consecutive game
The Baker women’s volleyball team continued their hot streak this past weekend, when they swept all four games at the MidAmerica Invitational. On Friday afternoon Baker defeated Sterling College and Grace College 3-0 respectively. On Saturday afternoon the ‘Cats took on Ottawa University and Grand View College with the exact same results defeating Ottawa 3-1 and Grand View 3-0. Brroke Pryor led the team with 64 kills on the weekend ranking her 13th nationally with 12.54 kills per game. Brooke Allen recorded 78 digs on the weekend ranking her 13th nationally with 4.8 digs per game. View their full box scores here
9.14.09 | Volleyball
Lady 'Cats sweep HAAC Player of the Week honors
The Baker women’s volleyball team received three conference honors on Monday. Brooke Pryor was named Player of the Week, Brooke Allen was named Libero of the Week, and Jana Boss was named Setter of the Week. Brooke Pryor was also the conference nominee for National Player of the Week.
9.13.09 | Volleyball
Lady ‘Cats dominate Baker Invitational
The Baker University volleyball team had high hopes coming into this weekend, and they didn’t disappoint. The ‘Lady Cats went undefeated on the weekend defeating Park University, Oklahoma City University, Ottawa University, and The University of Sioux Falls.
“I was very proud of the team this weekend. We won the games we were supposed to win, and our best match of the weekend against Oklahoma City University was a clinic in great volleyball. We’ve never beaten them before, so it was thrilling for the team,” said Coach Allen.