9.17.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 13 Baker improves to 8-0 on the season
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – It was Family Weekend in Baldwin City and the Baker men’s soccer team proved why its 8-0 undefeated start is no joke. The Wildcats defeated Midland Luthern (Neb.) 4-2 on Saturday afternoon.
Josh Rydberg put the Wildcats on the board first with a goal off a corner kick from Tom Lowndes just 1:48 into the game. Ben Coyle would score another Baker goal in the 54th minute, but Midland Lutheran quickly answered in the 56th minute on a goal from Rob Capewell.
9.18.11 | Women's Soccer
No. 14 Baker cruises past Ottawa 3-1
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The game itself was never really in question as the 14th ranked Baker women improved to 5-1 on Sunday evening at Liston Stadium.
Alix Schiraldi put the Wildcats on the scoreboard first with a header on a corner kick from Jordan Dolbin at 10:55.
Bre Hoener would add another goal at 34:02 on a blast from 30-yards out past a diving Lauren Peli, who was pulled immediately after.
9.19.11 | Volleyball
Boss and Allen named HAAC Players of the Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Baker junior Jana Boss (Shawnee Mission, Kan.) and senior Brooke Allen (Topeka, Kan.) have been named HAAC Setter of the Week and HAAC Libero of the Week, respectively, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
Boss claimed her second weekly setter award in three weeks as the Wildcats posted a 4-2 record last week. She had a pair of 40-plus assist performances, including 41 assists and 19 digs in a five-set win over Grand View (Iowa). She also had 11 kills, 36 assists, 12 digs and one block in a 3-1 win over NCAA DII Southwest Baptist.
9.19.11 | Men's Soccer
Donny George named HAAC Defensive Player of the Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Baker junior Donny George (London, England) has been chosen as the Heart of America Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
George proved to be a threat on both ends of the field last week as he scored goals against 16th ranked Oklahoma Baptist University in a 5-0 rout and Midland Lutheran (Neb.) in a 4-2 victory. The Baker men are currently ranked 13th nationally with an undefeated 8-0 record.
9.20.11 | Volleyball
Wildcats sweep local rival Ottawa 3-0
OTTAWA, Kan. – The Baker University volleyball team continued its hot streak on Tuesday evening defeating local rival Ottawa University 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-20). With the victory, Baker improved to 11-9 on the season, moving head coach Kathy Allen to within three victories of 300 for her career.
Senior Christina Delladio led the way offensively recording 14 kills and eight blocks. Junior setter Jana Boss had 31 assists in the contest and libero Brooke Allen added 10 digs.
9.24.11 | Football
Wildcats set for showdown with Missouri Valley College
MARSHALL, Mo. – The 22nd ranked Baker University football team will take its show to the road for the second time this season when it faces sixth-ranked Missouri Valley College on Saturday at 6 p.m.
The Wildcats (3-1, 2-1 HAAC) are coming off a 31-7 victory over Central Methodist last Saturday. Baker entered the fourth quarter trailing 7-3, before going on a 28-0 run in the final quarter.
Quarterback Jake Morse completed 18 of 29 passes for 183 yards and one touchdown. Morse, John Babb and Kyle Rooks all scored on TD runs. Jake Green finished as Baker’s top receiver with five receptions for 102 yards and one touchdown.
9.24.11 | Football
No. 6 Missouri Valley cruises to 38-7 victory over No. 22 Baker
MARSHALL, Mo. – The Baker University football team remains winless on the road after falling to Missouri Valley College 38-7 on Saturday evening.
Baker scored its only touchdown with just four minutes remaining in regulation as Sam Vossen connected with Kyle Bolton for a 25-yard score, the longest play of the game for the Wildcats.
Offensively, the running game was stagnant as Baker had only 22 yards on 28 attempts. The Wildcats finished the game with 169 yards of total offense, while Missouri Valley racked up 487 yards.
9.26.11 | Cross Country
Caldwell and Jaqua grab HAAC Runner of the Week honors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sophomore Lauren Jaqua and junior Aaron Caldwell have been named HAAC Runners of the Week the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
Jaqua claimed the top spot with a time of 18:46 over 5,000 meters at the Baker Open. She was less than a second off of her personal best time set last season at Fort Hays State.
Caldwell took 2nd place with a time of 26:49 on the Baker Open 8K course. His time was a full 10 seconds better than he ran last season on the same course.