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.
9.16.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 13 Baker crushes No. 16 Oklahoma Baptist 5-0
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The game itself was never in question past the 20th minute of play on Friday evening, as the 13th ranked BU men’s soccer team crushed No. 16 Oklahoma Baptist University 5-0.
Donny George got the scoring started in the 18th minute on a cross from Tom Lowndes and Nate Bylarly added another goal just four minutes later to give Baker a quick 2-0 advantage.
Rich Klein continued the onslaught in the 43rd minute on a screaming cross from Sean McAlister to give Baker a 3-0 lead heading into the break.
9.11.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 18 Baker men defeat Oklahoma City 1-0
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – The Baker men’s soccer team improved to a perfect 6-0 on Saturday afternoon, defeating Oklahoma City University 1-0.
Donny George scored the lone goal just five minutes into the game and Matt Bickley made three saves to record his fourth shutout of the season.
Oklahoma City and Baker each record 14 shots in the contest.
9.9.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 18 Baker men improve to 5-0 on the season with commanding victory
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – Nick Aguilar got the Wildcats on the scoreboard in the 7th minute and JBU tied things up heading into the break on a goal from Martin Gonzalez in the 41st minute.
From that point forward it was all Baker.
Tom Lowndes got the scoring started just two minutes out of the half and Odaine Sinclair and Ethan Bauer closed things out in the 65th and 70th minute respectively as BU rolled to a 4-1 clip.
9.6.11 | Men's Soccer
Men’s soccer jumps to No. 18 in latest NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A 4-0 start with four shutouts has moved the Baker men’s soccer team back into the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll as announced by the national office Tuesday afternoon.
Baker is coming off a 1-0 shutout victory over Columbia College (Mo.) on Friday. Sophomore goalkeeper Matt Bickley has recorded three shutouts on the season and was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
9.5.11 | Men's Soccer
Matt Bickley named HAAC Defensive Player of the Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Baker University sophomore goalkeeper Matt Bickley (Overland Park, Kan.) has been named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
Bickley tallied a total of seven saves to help Baker post a pair of 1-0 shutout victories over Park University (Mo.) and Columbia College (Mo.). Bickley has recorded three shutouts in three starts on the season with an average of 3.67 saves per contest.
9.4.11 | Men's Soccer
Men’s soccer improves to 4-0 with victory over Columbia College
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men continue to ride a wave of 1-0 shutout victories. Saturday afternoon the Wildcats defeated Columbia College 1-0 for their fourth victory of the season.
Steven Stewart scored the game winning goal in the 41st minute when he beat Columbia goalkeeper Matt McKenna on a blast towards the right post.
“That goal really settled us heading into the half,” said head coach Nate Houser. “Our defense did a great job in the second half settling in and dealing with their pressure.”
9.3.11 | Men's Soccer
Sinclair scores lone goal as Baker rolls past Park
PARKVILLE, Mo. – The Baker University men’s soccer team knocked off local rival Park University 1-0 on Friday evening.
Junior Odaine Sinclair scored what would end up being the game-winning goal in the 14th minute on a 25-yard blast past the goalkeeper.
Defender Alain Matigou led the Pirates with two shots on goal in the contest. Goalkeeper Matt Bickley made five saves in the contest to record his second shutout of the season.