2.27.12 | Women's Basketball
Atanmo and Petty highlight Baker all-HAAC selections
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Senior Gloria Atanmo (Phoenix, Ariz.) and freshman Shelbi Petty (DeSoto, Kan.) were named to the 2012 Women’s Basketball All-Heart of America Athletic Conference team, the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
Atanmo, a third-team selection, led the Wildcats with nine double-doubles and ranked second on the team in scoring with 11.2 points per game. She led Baker with 8.6 rebounds per game.
2.23.12 | Women's Basketball
Baker looks forward to Senior Day after 67-49 loss to Benedictine
ATCHISON, Kan. – Baker opened the game with a 3-0 lead and only gained that advantage two more times in the opening 12 minutes before Benedictine finally pulled away.
Baker (6-23, 4-13 HAAC) pulled to within three points with just over a minute to go before the half, but it would be the closest Baker would come, as Benedictine (16-12, 11-6 HAAC) pulled away in the second half for a 67-49 victory.
Freshman Shelbi Petty and senior Rae Lynne Stewart led the Baker offense with team high’s of 12 points apiece. Senior Gloria Atanmo finished as Baker’s leading rebounder with eight.
2.18.12 | Women's Basketball
Cold shooting sinks Wildcats in 61-43 defeat to Graceland
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – A 19-3 run by Graceland over the first nine minutes of the game doomed the Wildcats on Saturday afternoon as Baker fell, 61-43 to Graceland University.
Baker (6-22, 4-12 HAAC) shot just 3-for-27 (11 percent) from the field in the first half, while trailing 30-11 heading into the break.
Shelbi Petty, Avery Vogts and Gloria Atanmo led the Baker offense with seven points apiece, while Rae Lynne Stewart anchored the defense with 10 rebounds.
2.17.12 | Women's Basketball
Wildcats fall short to No. 24 MNU
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Seniors Gloria Atanmo and Rae Lynne Stewart each recorded game-high’s of 14 points apiece, but it wasn’t enough to overcome MNU’s big second half as the Wildcats fell, 63-51.
Heading into the break the Wildcats held a 27-26 advantage, but MNU came out of the break with a steady offensive attack and took the lead for good with 18 minutes to play in regulation.
2.9.12 | Women's Basketball
Petty and Fanshier lead Baker in 80-58 rout of Peru State
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Baker took a 10-8 lead with 14:45 to play in the first half and never looked back from that point forward, as the Baker women knocked off Peru State College, 80-58 on Thursday evening.
Freshman Shelbi Petty and junior Alisha Fanshier were the only two Wildcats to finish in double figures each scoring 17 and 15 points respectively. Petty has led all Baker scorers over her past 10 games averaging 14.9 points.
Defensively, Gloria Atanmo finished the contest with 10 rebounds and eight points.
2.6.12 | Women's Basketball
Wildcats ink Colorado standout Taylor Chase
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – Baker University head women’s basketball coach Ben Lister announced the signing of Taylor Chase on Feb. 6.
Chase, a senior from Thunder Ridge High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., comes from a program that’s known for its championship success, having won three state championships over the past four seasons. Currently in her senior season, Chase is averaging 12 points, six rebounds, and three steals per game. Her biggest accolade of late was being named to the elite all-tournament team at the 2011 Nike Tournament of Champions.
1.28.12 | Women's Basketball
Shelbi Petty nets career-high 25 points in 66-60 victory over Missouri Valley
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Baker freshman Shelbi Petty continued her dominant play on Saturday afternoon notching a career-high 25 points en route to a 66-60 victory over Missouri Valley College.
Petty, a freshman from DeSoto, Kan., has averaged 17.5 points over her last four games while notching back-to-back career-high performances after scoring 19 points against Avila University on Jan. 26.
1.19.12 | Women's Basketball
Turnovers plague Baker in 70-57 loss to Benedictine
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Gloria Atanmo racked up her seventh double-double of the season netting 15 points with 16 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as Baker committed 26 turnovers and shot only 20-for-59 (34 percent) from the field in a 70-57 loss to Benedictine College on Thursday evening.
Benedictine (10-8, 5-2 HAAC) took a 35-24 lead into the break and never looked back from that point forward. Baker pulled to within five points at 35-30 just three minutes into the half, but a 13-3 run by the Ravens over the next five minutes sealed the game.