8.18.11 | Volleyball
Baker volleyball team looks to capture HAAC title
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Head Baker University volleyball coach Kathy Allen believes the 2011 squad is one of her best in 14 years guiding the Wildcats.
The Wildcats return AVCA All-American and Heart of America Athletic Conference Libero of the Year Brooke Allen (Topeka, Kan.), 2010 blocking leader senior Christina Delladio (Bonner Springs, Kan.), and the 2010 Heart of America Athletic All-Conference setter Jana Boss (Shawnee Mission, Kan.).
8.19.11 | Cross Country
Women’s cross country looks to defend 2010 HAAC Championship
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – With several runners back from the 2010 Heart of America Athletic Conference championship team, the Baker women’s cross country team has lofty expectations this fall and the following year.
8.26.11 | Soccer
BU Soccer opens 2011 in Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The fifth ranked Baker women’s soccer team looks to begin its campaign towards Decatur Ala., on Friday afternoon as they face Westminster College (Utah) in the season opener in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Senior Alix Schiraldi led the Wildcats last season with 13 goals, and has high hopes of doing so again in 2011. Maggie Dupes returns in goal after averaging a 1.23 goals against average in 2010. Junior Jordan Dolbin looks to build upon her 2010 postseason performance, as she was named to the NAIA all-tournament team after netting four goals in the postseason.
8.26.11 | Women's Soccer
No. 5 Baker women drop season opener to Westminster
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Margo Hickman went one-on-one with Maggie Dupes in the 108th minute of play and netted the game-winning goal to spurn a 2-1 upset over No. 5 Baker on Friday afternoon.
The game was scoreless heading into halftime as both squads played nearly head-to-head in every statistical category. Both teams finished the game with eight shots on goal apiece. Margo Hickman led Westminster with four shots on goal, while Jordan Dolbin led the Wildcats with three.
8.26.11 | Men's Soccer
Sinclair lifts Baker past Westminster in season opener
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Odaine Sinclair put the Wildcats on the scoreboard early on a cross from Andy Griffin and that was all the Wildcats needed to get past Westminster 1-0 on Friday evening.
Sophomore Matt Bickley made four saves in the contest to record his first career shutout. Baker outshot the Griffins 9-4 on goal.
8.27.11 | Football
No. 23 Baker to open season against No. 10 Ottawa
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - No. 23-ranked Baker University, which closed last season with a five-game winning streak, will open 2011 on Saturday against No. 10 Ottawa at Liston Stadium. Kickoff for the Victory Sports Network First Down Classic is set for 7 p.m.
8.27.11 | Football
No. 23 Baker rolls to commanding 41-16 victory over No. 10 Ottawa
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University football team got its season started with a bang on Saturday evening, defeating No. 10 Ottawa University 41-16.
Shane Gizmo got the scoring started for Ottawa in the first quarter on a nine-yard touchdown run thanks to an 11-play 92-yard drive for the Braves.
Baker wasted no time punching back.
On the ensuing kickoff junior Tyler Hatcher found a gap and broke free for an 82-yard kickoff return to even the score at 7-7.