4.20.10 | Softball
Worley blast, Gruber dominance sends Baker back to playoffs
Junior Katie Worley also commanded the game from behind the plate.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - For the first time in four years, the Baker softball team is back in the Heart of America Athletic Conference playoffs.
Katie Worley's three-run home run in the third inning gave the Wildcats a 5-0 lead from which they never looked back. Freshman Heather Gruber pitched six solid innings giving up three runs on 10 hits. Senior Chelsi Taylor took over for Gruber in the seventh and closed the game out in dramatic fashion.
4.21.10 | Golf
Golf teams set to host 2010 Baker Invitational
Head coach Exon directs the players prior to tee-off Wednesday morning.
LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Baker University golf teams will be hosting their annual Spring Invitational. The 54-hole event features nine women's teams and eight men's teams. The par-72, 7,092-yard Alvamar Golf Club will serve as the host course.
4.21.10 | Women's Golf
Baker women take first-place in rain shortened BU Invitational
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Juniors Danielle Weimholt and Krista Yaktine led the way for the Baker women on Tuesday afternoon posting respective scores of 86 and 92. The Wildcats finished the tournament with a team score of 368.
Avila University finished in second-place with a team score of 385, Missouri Valley third-place at 387 and Ottawa University in fourth-place at 422.
4.24.10 | Baseball
MNU sinks Baker, game two postponed
Coach Hannon and the Wildcats will battle for the final spot in the HAAC Playoffs.
OLATHE, Kan. - MidAmerica jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and never looked back Saturday afternoon at Dixon Stadium. The Pioneers scored three runs in the second-inning thanks to a double and two-run homer by Kyle Segrave.
MNU senior Harrison Helms held the Wildcats to just six hits in the 4-0 complete-game shutout victory.
4.26.10 | Softball
Baker's Katie Worley named HAAC Player of the Week
Junior Katie Worley led the Baker women's softball team back to the playoffs.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker junior catcher Katie Worley was named HAAC Softball Player of the Week, Commissioner Larry Lady announced Monday afternoon.
Worley, a native of Platte Woods, Mo., hit 1.000 while slugging 1.800 in a week that saw the Wildcats advance to their first playoff berth in four years. Worley's three-run homer in the third-inning of a doubleheader last week gave Baker a 5-0 lead from which they never looked back.
4.28.10 | Softball
Wildcats set to face top-seeded Lindenwood Friday afternoon
First-baseman Erin Ford went 3-for-6 against Lindenwood in their first meeting.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker University softball team will return to action Friday afternoon when it travels to St. Charles, Mo., to face top-seeded Lindenwood University in the opening round of the 2010 HAAC Playoffs.
The Wildcats (7-13) are coming off a doubleheader split with Central Methodist University. Baker took game one 5-3 thanks to a three-run homer by Katie Worley in the third inning. Central Methodist took game two 6-0.
Lindenwood (17-3) has been stellar all season. In their previous match-up with the Wildcats, the Lions swept Baker 6-0 and 6-2.