11.27.11 | Men's Soccer
Baker men face Hutson-Tillotson (Texas) in first final site game since 2008
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Baker University men’s soccer team returns to the final round site of 16 teams for the first time since 2008. Third-ranked Baker (18-1-1) will square off with unseeded Hutson-Tillotson (Texas) at 5 p.m., CST Nov. 28 from the Orange Beach Sportsplex.
“We’ve got a chance to showcase what we’re all about now on the national stage,” said head coach Nate Houser. “This is something the guys have been striving to get back to since our last appearance in 2008.”
11.28.11 | Men's Soccer
Baker knocks off Hutson-Tillotson (Texas) in overtime, 1-0
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Baker men’s soccer team is headed to the final round of eight teams for the first time in school history after knocking off Hutson-Tillotson 1-0 on Monday afternoon.
After playing scoreless in regulation, junior Nate Byarly received a ball off a set piece header from Donny George to lift Baker to its first-ever NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship round of eight game.
11.28.11 | Women's Soccer
Ukena and Dupes lift Baker past Martin Methodist, 1-0
DECATUR, Ala. – The 13th-seeded Baker women’s soccer team is headed back to the NAIA final round of eight after knocking off Martin Methodist University, 1-0 for the second consecutive season in the 2011 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship.
In a game that saw rain, wind, and snow, the Baker women never flinched.
The Wildcats took a 0-0 tie into the break after being outshot by the Red Hawks 4-3. Goalkeeper Maggie Dupes made two key saves on point blank chances by Mor Efraim, but the momentum never seemed to shift.
11.29.11 | Soccer
Baker soccer teams set for NAIA Elite Eight showdowns
DECATUR, Ala. – The Baker University women’s soccer team will have a chance at advancing to its second consecutive NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship Semifinal on Wednesday afternoon when they face-off with Point Loma Nazarene at 4 p.m. CST from the Jack Allen Soccer Complex.
13th-seeded Baker (15-3-1) will aim for another upset over No. 5 Point Loma Nazarene (19-1-3). (Bracket)
11.30.11 | Women's Soccer
No. 5 Point Loma Nazarene knocks off No. 13 Baker in penalty kick shootout
DECATUR, Ala. – In a game that seemingly saw back and fourth action throughout, neither team managed to tally a goal until the final six minutes of regulation.
Point Loma Nazarene (19-1-4) struck first in the 84th minute on an unassisted goal from Erica Wessels.
Baker (15-3-2) remained composed and quickly responded with a strike just three minutes later in the 87th minute when Amber Pickering found a streaking Jordan Dolbin in the box to even the score at 1-1.
11.30.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 3 Baker advances to first-ever NAIA Final Four with 3-1 victory over Grand View
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Baker men’s soccer team is headed to its first-ever NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Semifinal game after defeating Grand View (Iowa), 3-1 on Wednesday evening.
Nick Aguilar put the Wildcats on the scoreboard first just 13 minutes into the contest after receiving a ball from Andy Griffin. Grand View answered late in the first half after Lucas Heitor-Piffer evened the score at 1-1 on a penalty kick.
12.1.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 3 Baker faces No. 1 Lindsey Wilson in NAIA Semifinal showdown
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Baker University men’s soccer team will have its shot at advancing to the programs first-ever NAIA National Championship game on Friday evening when the third-ranked Wildcats face top-ranked Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) at 6 p.m., CST from the Orange Beach Sportsplex.
No. 3 Baker (20-1-1) is coming off a 3-1 victory over No. 6 Grand View (Iowa) in the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Quarterfinals.
12.2.11 | Men's Soccer
Wildcats fall to No. 1 Lindsey Wilson in NAIA Semifinals
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Eight-time national champion Lindsey Wilson defeated Baker University 2-0 Friday evening at the Orange Beach Sportsplex, ending Baker’s historic run to the NAIA Men’s National Championship semifinals.
The second-seeded Blue Raiders jumped out to an early 1-0 lead just 10 minutes into the contest when Eddy Campbell netted the first tally of the game thanks to a shot into the box from Mat Luak.
No. 3 Baker (20-2-1) was outshot 6-4 on goal and 14-13 overall. Odaine Sinclair finished the contest as Baker’s overall shot leader with five, one of which was on goal.