10.20.09 | Soccer
Women's soccer receives highest ranking in school history
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When the NAIA national office released the top 25 rankings this afternoon, it was the first time in school history that the women's program was ranked ahead of the men's.
The Baker women come into this weeks poll ranked No. 15 nationally with 345 votes. The men are ranked No. 16 nationally with 319 votes.
10.20.09 | Volleyball
Baker survives scare at Missouri Valley
The Baker University volleyball team continued its conference schedule on Tuesday evening when they traveled to Marshall, Missouri to take on the Vikings.
Set 1 was all Baker, Brooke Pryor recorded six kills and Christina Delladio recorded two aces as Baker took the set 25-19.
The Vikings of Missouri Valley jumped out to an early 15-7 lead in set 2 before head coach Kathy Allen was forced to call a timeout. The Wildcats came storming back trailing by two points 18-20 before Missouri Valley had to call a timeout themselves. Baker battled back to tie the game at a 24-24 deadlock before Missoui Valley was able to score two-consecutive points to take Set 2, 26-24.
10.24.09 | Football
Baker at Graceland preview
399 yards of total offense and a 41-3 victory capped off the 2008 match-up between Graceland and Baker.
Look for things to be a little more evenly matched on Saturday. The Wildcats come into play 3-3, while the Yellowjackets sit at 2-4. Graceland has lost four straight games by an average of 27 points during the streak.
10.24.09 | Football
Baker rolls Graceland 44-7
Mack Brown (pictured) led the way Saturday scoring three touchdowns, two in the air and one on the ground. The Baker offense racked up 388 yards, 188 of which came from senior running back Richie Bryant.
Matt Brock led the way defensively with 10 tackles and one interception for a touchdown. Andrew Patch also grabbed an interception that was returned for a touchdown.
Graceland finally got on the scoreboard Saturday thanks to a 26 yard run by Jerome Messam with 5 minutes remaining in regulation.
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.View the full stats here.