2.10.11 | Women's Basketball
Ice cold shooting plagues Wildcats against Avila
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – One word comes to mind when you look at the game as a whole: Dismal.
The Baker women’s basketball team (13-12, 8-7 HAAC) played one of its worst basketball games of the season Thursday night, but still managed to keep the final deficit at seven points with a 56-49 loss.
2.10.11 | Men's Basketball
Cold second half sinks Baker against Avila
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Baker men’s basketball (10-15, 6-9 HAAC) team opened up the game with a 37-33 lead heading into the break, but Avila put the game away early in the second half with a 16-4 run from which Baker was never able to recover, bowing 79-65.
Austin Bond led three Baker players in double figures with a team-high 15 points while shooting 7-for-10 from the field. Jaris Wommack added 12 points and Andre Strozier chipped in with 10.
2.12.11 | Basketball
Basketball teams set for matinée with Culver-Stockton
Women's basketball preview
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team knows it can’t overlook anyone in the tightly packed Heart of America Athletic Conference. Baker is coming off a 56-49 loss to Avila University on Thursday evening.
Poor execution and shooting plagued the Wildcats in what was probably one of the worst games of the 2010-11 season.
2.12.11 | Women's Basketball
Baker women upset by Culver-Stockton College
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Coming into Saturday afternoon, the Wildcats knew Culver-Stockton wasn’t a pushover game. Culver went on to upset Baker 67-62 recording its second straight upset over a team in the upper half of the standings. Culver-Stockton defeated William Jewell College on Monday night in Liberty, Mo.
Brittany Hines led all Baker scorers with 16 points shooting 6-for-14 from the field. Emily Gibson added 14 points and 10 rebounds while Aubree Gustin chipped in with 10 points.
2.12.11 | Men's Basketball
Baker wins in blowout over Culver-Stockton College, 78-54
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s basketball team shot lights out in the first half against Culver-Stockton to coast to their 11th win of the season. Andre Strozier and Jaris Wommack fueled the blowout with game-highs of 22 points apiece for the Wildcats.
2.14.11 | Cheer and Dance
Baker dance team qualifies for first ever NAIA Invitational appearance
The Lady Cats‘ placed second in the small dance category
CANTON, Mo. – The Baker University dance team took second place this past weekend at the inaugural NAIA/Heart of America Athletic Conference Cheer and Dance Competition held at Joe Charles Field House on the campus of Culver-Stockton College.
2.14.11 | Men's Basketball
Wildcats and coach Ballard making big strides on the basketball court
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The record says 11-15, but the improvement on the floor says so much more as Baker University’s men’s team continues to play hard-nosed basketball.
“Being picked 10th in the Heart of America Athletic Conference at the start of the season was great motivation for us,” first-year Wildcat head basketball coach Brett Ballard said. “We used that as a rallying cry early on in practice. These guys have worked hard in practice, and now we’re starting to consistently see the results carry over into our games.”
2.15.11 | Wrestling
Baker wrestling defeats NCAA DII Newman in commanding fashion
WICHITA, Kan. – The Baker University wrestling team remains unblemished in dual meets. Baker defeated Newman University 34-12 on Sunday afternoon to improve to 7-0 on the season and 11-0 all-time.
Jordan McGuire (Edmond, Okla.) won by forfeit to give Baker its first points of the afternoon and from that point forward Baker won five-straight matches to seal the victory.