1.18.10 | Women's Basketball
Gibson named HAAC Player of the Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Baker University junior Emily Gibson (pictured) was named Heart of America Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season. Gibson averaged 17.5 points, 10 rebounds and two assists for the Wildcats last week.
Gibson highlighted the week with 15 points and nine rebounds in a 62-60 victory at William Jewell College last Thursday.
1.19.10 | Wrestling
Undefeated Wildcats down Bacone, improve to 4-0
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University wrestling team kept its perfect dual record intact Tuesday evening as the Wildcats downed Bacone College 28-13, at the George F. Collins Center in Baldwin City, Kan.
Freshman Brandon Gebhardt (pictured) led the way for the Wildcats posting an 11-0 victory over Nate Lemings.
1.21.10 | Women's Basketball
Wildcats succumb to second-half surge
OLATHE, Kan. - Despite leading for more than 18 minutes in the first half, the Baker women's basketball team fell 53-62 on Thursday evening. Junior guard Jenna Brantley (pictured) led the scoring attack for the Wildcats with 11 points while shooting 5-14 from the field and 1-5 from beyond the arc.
The Pioneers (10-8, 5-3) were not intimidated by the Wildcats' (10-7, 6-1) top ranking in the conference and outscored the Wildcats 35-24 in the second half.
1.22.10 | Basketball
Baker vs Graceland game day preview
Baker Women | (10-7, 6-1) Baker Men | (7-10, 0-7)
Graceland Women | (9-6, 4-5) Graceland Men | (9-10, 3-6)
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. –The Baker women’s basketball team will be back in action Saturday when they host Graceland University at 2 p.m. at the George F. Collins Center.
The Baker women dropped their first conference game of the season Thursday evening against MidAmerica Nazarene University, 53-62. The Wildcats are now 1-9 in their last 10 attempts in Olathe, Kan.
1.23.10 | Women's Basketball
Three Wildcats score in double digits in 81-49 victory
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women's basketball team bounced back Saturday afternoon, defeating Graceland University 81-49 at the George F. Collins Center. With the win, the Wildcats improved to 11-7 overall and 7-1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Three players finished in double figures, and junior forward Aubree Gustin (pictured) led the way with 17 points. Junior Emily Gibson recorded her 11th double-double, scoring 16 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Junior guard Brittany Hines added 13 points on 5-of-11 shooting.
1.26.10 | Women's Basketball
Baker women escape with 78-72 overtime victory
FAYETTE, Mo. - Four Wildcats scored in double digits as Baker gutted out a 78-72 win over Central Methodist University Monday at Puckett Field House.
With 11 seconds remaining in regulation, the Wildcats held a one-point lead over Central Methodist. As the ball was inbounded, two CMU players trapped Aubree Gustin, forcing a turnover that ultimately put Baker in a situation in which they had to foul the Eagles' best free throw shooter. She missed her second free throw, sending the game into overtime, and the Wildcats sealed the road victory.
1.27.10 | Basketball
[rv] Baker Wildcats (12-7, 8-1) at Benedictine Ravens (11-8, 6-4)
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 * Atchison, Kan. * Ralph Nolan Gymnasium * 5:30 p.m.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR
The Baker Wildcats will travel to rival Benedictine College on Thursday, Jan. 28 for a 5:30 p.m. showdown with the Ravens. The Wildcats, 12-7 on the season and 8-1 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play, are coming off a 78-72 overtime win on Monday at Central Methodist University (8-12, 2-8).
1.28.10 | Women's Basketball
Turnovers plague Wildcats in 62-73 loss at Benedictine
ATCHISON, Kan. - After battling to a 78-72 overtime win on Monday evening, the Baker women's basketball team dropped its second conference game of the season Thursday night.
The Ravens (12-8, 7-4) forced the Wildcats (12-8, 8-2) into a season-high 24 turnovers en route to its fourth straight conference victory.
"Turnovers killed us. You can't turn the ball over that many times and expect to win the basketball game," said head coach Susan Decker.