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.
9.28.09 | Women's Soccer
Lady 'Cats win conference opener at Central Methodist University
Maggie Dupes was stellar in goal yet again as she went on to record the 5-0 shutout Saturday evening. Dupes (pictured) made three saves en route to her second consecutive shutout and fourth shutout of the 2009 season. Alix Schiraldi, Mikayla Medlock, Gina Schiraldi, Christine Janssens and Rachel Shepard all record goals as the 'Cats improved their record to 6-3 overall and 1-0 in conference. Baker will be back in action Tuesday evening when they take on Avila University (5-4, 1-0) at 6:00 p.m. from Liston Stadium.
9.29.09 | Athletics
Tuesday night recaps
Volleyball wins a thriller, winning streak reaches 20 games
The conference showdown on Tuesday against Benedictine sure didn’t disappoint. Baker trailed 2-0 before coming back in 3 unanswered sets to take the match 3-2. The ‘Cats now own a 20 game winning streak and sit at 21-1 on the season, while owning first place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Check back for full details.
10.3.09 | Soccer
Soccer games to be featured on Internet radio
Tonight's soccer games between William Jewell College and Baker University will be live on the radio through an internet broadcast.
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The Lady ‘Cats (7-3 overall and 2-0 in the HAAC) will open the action tonight against William Jewell (6-2, 1-0-1). The ‘Cats are riding a three-game win streak after defeating Avila University 3-0 on Tuesday evening. Alix Schiraldi scored two goals
giving her eight on the season, which ranks her sixth in the conference. The ‘Cats are currently receiving 29 votes in the NAIA Top 25 poll.
The No. 6-ranked and undefeated Wildcat men’s soccer team (6-0-3, 0-0-2) will look to grab their first conference win of the season, after recording back-to-back ties to open up conference play. William Jewell comes into play (7-2, 1-1). The Cardinals only conference loss came to Benedictine College on Sept. 26.
10.3.09 | Women's Soccer
Lady ‘Cats take down Jewell in overtime
The Lady ‘Cats continued their winning streak on Saturday evening when they defeated conference rival William Jewell College 1-0 in overtime. Jenny Haynes (pictured) scored the game winner with four minutes remaining in the first overtime on a cross from Christine Janssens. Maggie Dupes recorded her fifth shutout of the season making 2 key saves at pivotal points during the game.
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.
10.4.09 | Athletics
Baker grabs five HAAC Players of the Week
Freshman Lindsey Brown was named women’s cross country Runner of the Week after placing sixth on Friday at The Plant Sub Invitational in Emporia, Kan.
Senior kicker Derek Doerfler (pictured) was named Special Teams Player of the Week after hitting a 53-yard field goal in Saturday’s 45-0 victory over Culver-Stockton College. Doerfler, who has not missed a PAT this season, went 6-for-6 on Saturday.
Women’s soccer grabbed both the offensive and defensive awards this week. Alix Schiraldi was named Offensive Player of the Week after scoring two goals against Avila University early in the week. Schiraldi continues to lead the team in goals scored with eight on the season. Maggie Dupes was named Defensive Player of the Week after recording two consecutive shutouts over Avila University and William Jewell College. Dupes has recorded six shutouts this season.
Brooke Allen was named Libero of the Week for the third time this season after recording 132 digs in four matches this past weekend at the Lindenwood Invitational. Allen currently ranks No. 1 in the NAIA with 624 total digs.