11.10.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 2 Baker knocks of No. 14 Benedictine in double overtime
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Whenever Baker and Benedictine get together, it always seems to make for a special game.
Wednesday evening in Baldwin City wasn’t any different, as the Baker men’s soccer team remained unblemished, defeating the Ravens 3-2 to advance to the championship game of the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
11.10.11 | Women's Soccer
Wildcats advance to HAAC Championship game with 2-1 victory over Avila
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Two first half goals were all the Wildcats needed Thursday evening to move past Avila University into the HAAC Championship game Saturday night against Graceland University.
Alix Schiraldi put the Wildcats on the board first with a goal just seven minutes into the contest after she received a ball in the box from Ashley Ukena.
11.11.11 | Men's Soccer
Wildcats host MNU for HAAC title tonight
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University men’s soccer team will host MidAmerica Nazarene on Friday night in the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament championship game at 7 p.m. at Liston Stadium on the campus of Baker University.
The second-ranked Wildcats (17-0-1, 7-0-1 HAAC) will host the fifth-seeded Pioneers (12-7-1, 4-4 HAAC). Baker defeated MNU earlier in the season on Oct. 12 by a score of 1-0. Josh Rydberg scored the lone goal in the contest in the 70th minute on a throw-in from Sean McAlister. Goalkeeper Matt Bickley made one save in the contest.
11.12.11 | Women's Soccer
Baker women defend HAAC tournament crown
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The No. 21-ranked Baker University women’s soccer team defended its Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament championship with a 2-1 victory over Graceland on Saturday at Liston Stadium.
“It feels good to vindicate what we did in the regular season,” said Wildcat head coach Nate Houser, who shared the regular-season conference title with Graceland.
11.13.11 | Football
No. 24 Baker crushes Graceland in season finale, 50-14
LAMONI, Iowa – With the hopes of the NAIA playoffs still on the line, the Baker University football team knew it needed to win big Saturday afternoon – and the Wildcats did just that with a 50-14 victory over Graceland.
Baker (7-3, 6-3 HAAC) got on the scoreboard first as Scottie Meyer finished off a seven play 36-yard drive to put Baker ahead 7-0 with 8:03 on the clock in the first quarter. Myer would add another score four minutes later on another seven play 56-yard drive.
11.13.11 | Football
Wildcats improve to 4-1 with 70-42 victory over rival Ottawa
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Coming off a tough loss on Friday evening, the Baker University men’s basketball team bounced back Saturday with a 70-42 victory over Ottawa University.
A balanced offensive attack was key as the Wildcats had five players score in double figures. Todd Johnston led the way with 13 points, while shooting 4-for-7 from the floor and 1-for-4 from beyond the arc. Kevin Lysaught had 11 points with seven rebounds while Brandon Moore, Jack Shortell, and Ben Steinlage each added 10.
The defense was the story though as the Wildcats held Ottawa to just 16-for-54 (29 percent) from the floor and 2-for-10 (20 percent) from beyond the arc.
“I was happy we were able to put together two solid halves today,” said head coach Brett Ballard. “I thought our defense was terrific.”