1.25.11 | Football
Packers coach McCarthy’s love of coaching began at Baker
The man’s bond with this town of 4,000 reveals itself in conversations with those who lived it. You should’ve been there that night, they’ll tell you, when a few hundred people packed into the Baker University president’s house to induct Mike McCarthy into the school’s Hall of Fame.
1.27.11 | Basketball
Basketball teams set to face Benedictine College Thursday night
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the hardwood on Thursday evening when they host Benedictine College at 5:30/7:30 p.m., from the George F. Collins Center.
The Baker women (11-9, 6-4 HAAC) are coming off back-to-back defeats for only the second time this season. Senior Brittany Hines continues to lead the team offensively with 14.9 points per game, while Emily Gibson (14.0 ppg) and Aubree Gustin (10.1 ppg) are the only other players averaging in double figures.
1.27.11 | Women's Basketball
Gustin paces Baker past Benedictine, 64-61
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team got back on track Thursday evening defeating Benedictine College, 64-61.
Three players scored in double figures with Aubree Gustin leading the way netting 18 points and pulling down 11 rebounds for her fifth double double of the season. Emily Gibson and Brittany Hines each added 13 points of their own. Gibson also pulled down 11 rebounds in the contest to record her fifth double double of the season.
1.27.10 | Men's Basketball
Wommack and Wachter lead Baker past Benedictine, 55-48
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s basketball team continues to ride its hot streak after defeating Benedictine College, 55-48 on Thursday evening for the first time since 2008.
Jaris Wommack led all Baker scorers with 16 points off 7-of-15 shooting from the floor. Joe Wachter added a career-high 10 points and knocked down two clutch free throws in the last 20 seconds to seal the Baker victory.
1.29.11 | Women's Basketball
Gibson scores team-high 25 in loss to Lindenwood
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The Wildcats never led on Saturday afternoon, falling 76-62 to Lindenwood University.
Emily Gibson led all Wildcat scorers with a team-high 25 points while shooting 10-of-18 from the field. Gibson also pulled down eight rebounds and recorded three blocks in the contest. Brittany Hines was the only other Wildcat to score in double figures with 12 points in the contest.
1.29.11 | Men's Basketball
No. 10 Lindenwood overpowers Baker in 77-50 defeat
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The Baker men’s basketball team gave it all they had on Saturday afternoon against No. 10 Lindenwood University.
Baker shot just 19-for-55 (35 percent) from the field, with Andre Strozier leading the offensive attack scoring a team-high 20 points. Corey Anderson added 11 points, but Lindenwood’s hot shooting stifled the Wildcats. The Lions went 28-for-53 (53 percent) from the field to improve to 20-2 overall on the season.
1.31.11 | Wrestling
Baker wrestling takes second place at Kansas Cup
HAYS, Kan. – The Baker University wrestling team had one of its best showings of the 2010-11 season on Sunday afternoon grabbing second place in the Kansas Cup. The Kansas Cup showcases all the college wrestling programs in the state of Kansas in an annual tournament.
Andrew Hurla looks to close out senior year in style
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Baker wrestler Andrew Hurla has seen it all in the world of NAIA wrestling.
Hurla was a member of national championship teams at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., before he realized something was missing. Originally from Shawnee, Hurla couldn’t resist the opportunity to return two years ago to his home state when Baker announced it would add men’s wrestling to its athletic program. Hurla was among the first recruits for Hall of Fame coach Jimmy May in 2008.