The Wildcats enter the final week of the regular season with a record of 22-5 and 15-1 in the HAAC and will take on Peru State this Thursday, Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Collins Center for Senior Night.
At the conclusion of the game, Baker will honor seniors Ciarra Washington, BriAnna Garza and Shea Shoemaker.
With a victory Baker will clinch at least a share of the regular season conference championship for the first time since 1983.
They will hit the road on Saturday, Mar. 1 for the regular season finale at Missouri Valley at 2 p.m.
Notes: (All information dates back to 1999-2000) This is the 38th all-time and 10th-straight No. 1 ranking for Vanguard (Calif.)... Five teams were ranked No. 1 during the 2012-13 season: Westmont (Calif.), Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.), Oklahoma City, Vanguard and former member Lubbock Christian (Texas)... Former member Union (Tenn.) leads all schools in all-time No. 1 rankings with 53, while Oklahoma City (46), Vanguard (38) and former member Southern Nazarene (Okla.) (15) are the only other programs with 10-or-more No. 1 rankings... Since the start of the 1999-2000 season, only Oklahoma City and Freed-Hardeman have been listed in all 175 polls... Vanguard has appeared in 142-straight... No. 8 Georgetown (Ky.) made its first appearance among the top five since Jan. 11, 2005 in the Preseason Poll...Thirty-five programs garnered Top 25 mention in 2012-13... Union and Vanguard are the only programs to have spent an entire season ranked No. 1 (Union: 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11) (Vanguard: 2005-06, 2006-07).
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