11.4.11 | Women's Basketball
2011 Women’s Basketball Wildcat Classic set for Friday and Saturday
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University women’s basketball team will host the 2011 Wildcat Classic, November 4-5 in the George F. Collins Center.
Local foe MidAmerica Nazarene will be the only school represented from the Heart of America Athletic Conference in the tournament. 24th-ranked Rogers State (Okla.) and Northwestern Oklahoma State will represent the Sooner Athletic Conference.
“We’ve got some good competition coming into our gym this weekend,” said head coach Ben Lister. “We’re looking forward to some good fan support for our home opener.”
Friday’s action will feature MidAmerica Nazarene vs No. 24 Rogers State at 5:30 p.m. Baker will take the floor at 7:30 p.m. against Northwestern Oklahoma State.
The opening game on Saturday features Northwestern Oklahoma State vs MidAmerica Nazarene at 1:00 p.m. The Wildcats will close out the tournament at 3:00 p.m. against 24th-ranked Rogers State.
Live video, stats and recaps will be available below.
11.4.11 | Women's Basketball
Baker women fall to Northwestern Oklahoma State, 80-65
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University women’s basketball team dropped its home opener on Friday afternoon in the first game of the 2011 Baker Women’s Basketball Wildcat Classic to Northwestern Oklahoma State, 80-65.
11.4.11 | Football
No. 25 Baker looks to keep playoff hopes alive Saturday against No. 9 Benedictine
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – For the first time since Sept. 19, the Baker football team is back in the NAIA coaches’ Top 25 poll with a chance to knock off another Top 10 rival on its home field.
11.5.11 | Football
Late interception seals 10-7 victory
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Senior defensive back Madison Morris’ interception with 1:20 left sealed No. 25 Baker University’s 10-7 victory over No. 9 Benedictine College on Saturday at Liston Stadium, keeping the Wildcats’ NAIA football playoff hopes alive.
11.6.11 | Volleyball
Wildcat volleyball team cruises past Avila
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University volleyball team cruised to a 3-0 victory over Avila University in the opening round of the 2011 Heart of America Athletic Conference playoffs.
Baker jumped out to an early lead in the first set, defeating the Eagles 25-18. The ‘Cats didn’t look back from there as Baker won set two 25-14 and set three 25-17.
11.6.11 | Wrestling
Parker Owen and Dylan Berg lead Baker wrestlers at 2011 Dan Harris Open
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Senior Dylan Berg (Las Vegas, Nev.) and junior Parker Owen (Carrollton, Texas) led all Baker wrestlers with first-place finishes at the 2011 Dan Harris Open.
Women’s soccer teams dominate HAAC awards
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Baker Univeristy women’s soccer team racked up the annual Heart of America Athletic Conference postseason accolades.
The Baker women had six players named to the all-HAAC squad, along with one Defensive Player of the Year (Maggie Dupes), one Co-Offensive Player of the Year (Alix Schiraldi), and one Coach of the Year award to head coach Nate Houser.
11.7.11 | Men's Soccer
Men’s soccer team grabs four first team all-HAAC awards
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The second ranked Baker men’s soccer team had four players grab first team all-HAAC honors heading into the 2011 postseason.
Sophomore goalkeeper Matt Bickley (Overland Park, Kan.), junior defender Nate Byarly (Olathe, Kan.), senior midfielder Tom Lowndes (Cardiff, Wales), and junior forward Odaine Sinclair (Kingston, Jamaica) were all named to the all-HAAC first team.