8.27.10 | Volleyball
Baker falls to No. 3 Cal Baptist, bounces back and sweeps No. 14 host Point Loma Nazarene
POINT LOMA, Calif. - The Baker women's volleyball team showed just how deep and talented they might really be today. In the matinee game this afternoon the Wildcats fell in four sets to No. 3 California Baptist University in a match that could've gone in either direction.
The Wildcats swiftly took game one 25-18, before dropping the next three sets (20-25, 22-25, 23-25).
"I think we played really well regardless of the outcome," said assistant coach Matt Windle. "We really hung in there for a while, but these guys are a really good team, and their No. 3 ranking shows it," Windle said.
8.28.10 | Football
No. 24 Baker drops season opener at No. 9 Ottawa
OTTAWA, Kan. – Ottawa claimed the momentum on the first play of the contest and kept Baker at bay through the remainder to secure a 24-14 victory in the 2nd annual Victory Sports Network First Down Classic.
Ottawa University’s Clarence Anderson received the opening kickoff on a reverse just in front of the Braves end zone and raced 96 yards, weaving through the Baker defense into the opposite end zone putting the Braves ahead just 15 seconds into the game electrifying the home crowd.
8.29.10 | Volleyball, Soccer
Volleyball and soccer finish successful first weekend
POINT LOMA, Calif. – The Baker University Volleyball team finished up 2-2 over the weekend at the Seaside Invitation in Point Loma, Calif.
Friday afternoon the Wildcats were defeated 3-1 (25-18, 20-25, 22-25, 23-25) by No. 3 California Baptist University. Offensively, Jana Boss and Brooke Pryor led the way. Boss recorded 34 assists while Pryor had 14 kills.
“I thought we played very tough. These were some talented teams out here, I think we proved to ourselves that we can compete with anyone in the country,” said head coach Kathy Allen.
8.29.10 | Athletics
Janssens, Miller named BU Players of the Week
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Thanks to a monster offensive week by senior Christine Janssens (women's soccer) and a display of defensive excellence by senior Colton Miller (football), the two were named BU Players of the Week for their respective teams on Sunday evening.
9.3.10 | Soccer
Baker soccer heads to KC to face Rockhurst on Friday
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – This weekend, Baker soccer will continue its four-match road stretch in the KC metro area on Friday, Sept. 3 at Rockhurst University.
The first weekend of the season saw an exciting 2-0 roadtrip for the No. 24 Baker men, while the No. 17 Baker women finished 1-1. Tom Lowndes led the Baker men with two goals in their victories over Southern Nazarene University and Oklahoma Christian University.
9.3.10 | Football
No. 24 Baker set to face No. 10 Missouri Valley in home opener
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – No. 24 Baker (0-1 overall, 0-0 HAAC) will return home when it hosts No. 10 Missouri Valley at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 in the conference opener at Liston Stadium. The game will broadcast via www.bakerwildcats.com and KCteams.com
9.4.10 | Cross Country
Baker men and women take third-place at Maple Leaf Invitational
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University women’s cross country team took third-place Saturday afternoon at the Maple Leaf Invitational. Freshman Lauren Jaqua led the Baker women with a time of 15:35.80, good for seventh-place overall in the women’s 4k run.
9.5.10 | Football
No. 24 Baker falls to No. 10 Missouri Valley
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – For the second straight week the Baker (0-2, 0-1) offense struggled to put points on the scoreboard.
Heading into the fourth quarter, Missouri Valley (1-0, 1-0) held a 17-0 advantage before Baker finally struck on a costly turnover by the Vikings.
The Wildcats scored their points on a two-yard fumble return for a touchdown by Kyle Bolton in the fourth quarter, and a 27-yard field goal by Jared Morss.