12.20.11 | Athletics
Looking back at one of the most successful fall seasons in Baker history
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Full-throttle is probably the best word to describe this past fall at Baker University.
The Baker University football team opened the season ranked No. 23 in the nation and grabbed a season-opening bowl game victory over No. 10 Ottawa University, 41-16. Just this past weekend it was announced the ‘Cats finished the season ranked No. 22 after claiming their fifth-consecutive winning season at 7-3.
12.28.11 | Basketball
Wildcat basketball teams return to action Thursday and Friday
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – After nearly three weeks off since their last game, the Baker men’s and women’s basketball teams will return to action for two games in their respective holiday tournaments before New Year’s Eve.
The Baker women will be taking on Sterling College (5-6) in the Tabor Holiday Classic at 2 p.m., Dec. 30 and close out the tournament against host Tabor College (2-10) at 5 p.m., Dec. 31.
12.31.11 | Men's Basketball
Wildcats drop two in San Diego Classic
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – It wasn’t the outcome head coach Brett Ballard had hoped for when the ‘Cats scheduled their holiday west coast swing. The Wildcats dropped their tournament-opening contest to Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.), 80-51 before bowing on the final day 77-51 to San Diego Christian College.
Brandon Moore was the only Wildcat to score in double figures against Point Loma Nazarene with 10 points, while shooting 2-for-8 from beyond the arc. The Sea Lions had three players score in double figures with Rhett Beal leading the way netting a team-high 24 points. PLNU finished the contest 23-for-39 (47 percent) from the field and 9-for-18 (50 percent) from beyond the arc.
1.3.12 | Women's Basketball
Baker women look to make strides in second half of 2011-12 season
HILLSBORO, Kan. – Baker University head women’s basketball coach Ben Lister believes some of the growing pains the team suffered in the first half of the season, could potentially pay off in the second half.
The Wildcats closed out the first half of the season with a 58-48 victory over Tabor College on Dec. 31., in the Tabor Holiday Classic. Three players Alisha Fanshier (17 points), Gloria Atanmo (15 points), and Shelbi Petty (12 points) all scored in double figures to lead the Wildcats offensively.
1.3.11 | Men's Soccer
Tourbeau Sports Group names Bauer, Byarlay, and Lowndes to “Top Prospects” report
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – After a season of firsts, the Baker men’s soccer team continues to garner the postseason accolades. Juniors Ethan Bauer (Olathe, Kan.) and Nate Byarlay were named to the Tourbeau Sports Group Top 40 Professional Prospects List. Senior Tom Lowndes (Cardiff, Wales) was named to the honorable mention squad.
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1.6.12 | Basketball
Fanshier leads Baker in 84-66 rout over Peru State College
PERU, Neb. - Five players scored in double figures as the Baker women’s basketball team picked up its second consecutive win on Thursday evening with a 84-66 victory over Peru State College.
Junior Alisha Fanshier scored a team-high 21 points, 13 of which came from the charity-stripe. Four other players scored in double figures as Rashida Simpson added 16, Avery Vogts tallied 12, while Shlbi Petty and Gloria Atanmo each finished with 10.
1.7.11 | Basketball
Baker hosts Culver-Stockton to open up the New Year
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – With key HAAC victories on Thursday night, the Baker men’s and women’s basketball teams will look to keep the momentum rolling against Culver-Stockton College on Saturday afternoon.
The Baker women (3-12 overall, 1-3 HAAC) are coming off back-to-back victories for the first time this season after knocking off KCAC foe Tabor College Dec. 31, and returning to HAAC action to defeat Peru State College on Jan. 5, for their first conference victory of the season.
1.7.12 | Women's Basketball
Baker women with third-straight game with 75-67 win over Culver-Stockton
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University women’s basketball team rattled off its third-straight victory Saturday afternoon with a 75-67 victory over Culver-Stockton College.
Junior Alisha Fanshier led all Baker scorers with a game-high 21 points and senior Gloria Atanmo tied a career-high, netting 19 points while pulling down eight rebounds. Freshman Shelbi Petty and Kyra Ramsey added 16 and 10 points respectively in a game that never saw the Wildcats trail.