4.21.10 | Golf
Golf teams set to host 2010 Baker Invitational
Head coach Exon directs the players prior to tee-off Wednesday morning.
LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Baker University golf teams will be hosting their annual Spring Invitational. The 54-hole event features nine women's teams and eight men's teams. The par-72, 7,092-yard Alvamar Golf Club will serve as the host course.
4.21.10 | Women's Golf
Baker women take first-place in rain shortened BU Invitational
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Juniors Danielle Weimholt and Krista Yaktine led the way for the Baker women on Tuesday afternoon posting respective scores of 86 and 92. The Wildcats finished the tournament with a team score of 368.
Avila University finished in second-place with a team score of 385, Missouri Valley third-place at 387 and Ottawa University in fourth-place at 422.
4.24.10 | Baseball
MNU sinks Baker, game two postponed
Coach Hannon and the Wildcats will battle for the final spot in the HAAC Playoffs.
OLATHE, Kan. - MidAmerica jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and never looked back Saturday afternoon at Dixon Stadium. The Pioneers scored three runs in the second-inning thanks to a double and two-run homer by Kyle Segrave.
MNU senior Harrison Helms held the Wildcats to just six hits in the 4-0 complete-game shutout victory.
4.26.10 | Softball
Baker's Katie Worley named HAAC Player of the Week
Junior Katie Worley led the Baker women's softball team back to the playoffs.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker junior catcher Katie Worley was named HAAC Softball Player of the Week, Commissioner Larry Lady announced Monday afternoon.
Worley, a native of Platte Woods, Mo., hit 1.000 while slugging 1.800 in a week that saw the Wildcats advance to their first playoff berth in four years. Worley's three-run homer in the third-inning of a doubleheader last week gave Baker a 5-0 lead from which they never looked back.
4.28.10 | Softball
Wildcats set to face top-seeded Lindenwood Friday afternoon
First-baseman Erin Ford went 3-for-6 against Lindenwood in their first meeting.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker University softball team will return to action Friday afternoon when it travels to St. Charles, Mo., to face top-seeded Lindenwood University in the opening round of the 2010 HAAC Playoffs.
The Wildcats (7-13) are coming off a doubleheader split with Central Methodist University. Baker took game one 5-3 thanks to a three-run homer by Katie Worley in the third inning. Central Methodist took game two 6-0.
Lindenwood (17-3) has been stellar all season. In their previous match-up with the Wildcats, the Lions swept Baker 6-0 and 6-2.
4.20.10 | Baseball
Baker eliminated from playoff contention
Steven Stewart had one of Baker's four hits Friday afternoon.
OLATHE, Kan. - Nick Peterson gave Baker a 2-0 lead in the first-inning on a two-run home run, but it was MidAmerica Nazarene countering the Baker effort with three runs in the first and second innings before delivering the knockout blow with a six-run fourth-inning rally.
Ultimately it was pitching that won the game for MidAmerica Nazarene. MNU pitcher Harrison Helms (6-3) was stellar giving up two earned runs on four hits en route to his sixth victory of the season. The Wildcats gave up 12 earned runs on 11 hits.