12.28.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker women travel to Tabor College to participate in holiday classic
HILLSBORO, Kan. - The last time the Baker women's basketball team took the floor was way back on Dec. 12, when the Wildcats were defeated 54-72 by No. 23 William Woods University.
The Wildcats (6-5, 3-0) continue to get stellar play from junior Emily Gibson (pictured), who averages 13.8 points to go along with 9.4 rebounds per game.
The Tabor Bluejays (3-8, 2-2) come into Friday's contest riding a two-game winning streak with victories over McPherson and Ottawa early in December.
12.12.09 | Women’s Basketball
Baker looks to extend three-game winning streak
Fulton, Mo. – A tough nonconference schedule in November left the women’s basketball team with a 3-4 record through its first seven games. However, the Wildcats have turned it around of late and will enter Saturday’s game against William Woods winners of their last three, including last Tuesday’s victory in their HAAC opener against No. 24 Evangel.
Baker (6-4, 3-0 HAAC) will continue to rely on junior Emily Gibson to lead the charge. Gibson averages 14.9 points per game and 9.7 rebounds per game. On Monday, Gibson was named HAAC Player of the Week, averaging 19.3 points on .667 shooting to go with 14.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.7 steals. Gibson posted a career-high 27 points and 17 rebounds in the Cats’ 74-52 victory over Lindenwood University on Dec. 5. She has recorded five double-doubles on the season.
12.7.09 | Women's Basketball
Gibson named HAAC Player of the Week
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Junior Emily Gibson was awarded Heart of America Athletic Conference Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
Gibson led Baker to a perfect 3-0 week to start the conference season, posting three double-doubles along the way. Gibson averaged 19.3 points on .667 shooting, to go with 14.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 blocks, and 1.7 steals. Gibson posted a career-high 27 points and 17 rebounds in the Cats’ 74-52 victory over Lindenwood University on Dec. 5.
12.5.09 | Women's Basketball
Gibson leads the way as Baker rolls Lindenwood
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Junior Emily Gibson recorded a career-high 27 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to record her fifth double-double of the season as the Wildcats defeated Lindenwood 74-52.
Brittany HInes continued her hot streak, scoring 15 points off 6-13 shooting from the field. Aubree Gustin recorded her first double-double of the season, pulling down 11 rebounds and scoring 10 points as the Wildcats improved to 3-0 in conference play.
After trailing 6-2 four minutes into the game, the Wildcats pulled away and never looked back. The Wildcats went on a 14-3 run midway through the first half to pull away for good.
12.3.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker women defeat Benedictine 69-56
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Brittany Hines paved the way to victory yet again for the Wildcats. Hines scored 16 points off 4-7 shooting from the floor and 3-4 from beyond the arc.
Three players scored in double digits: Hines with 16, Emily Gibson with 12 and Cameron Roland with 10.
Turnovers were the story for Benedictine. The Wildcats forced the Ravens to turn the ball over 23 times as the women improved their HAAC record to 2-0 and season record to 5-4.
Emily Gibson recorded her fourth double-double of the season, pulling down 12 rebounds to go along with her 12 points.
Baker will be back in action Saturday when they host Lindenwood University at 5:30 p.m.
12.3.09 | Basketball
Baker to host conference rivasl Benedictine Thursday evening
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women (4-4, 1-0) will get things started Thursday when they host rival Benedictine College (3-4, 0-0) at 5:30 p.m. at the Collins Center.
Baker enters Thursday's game 1-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after defeating No. 24 Evangel University Tuesday evening, 66-61. Brittany Hines led the way, scoring 26 points off 10-12 shooting from the floor and 4-5 shooting from beyond the arc.
Emily Gibson recorded her third double-double of the season with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Junior Jenna Brantley played a key role, matching the single-game assist record of 10 that she set against Friends University on Nov. 10.
Gibson leads the Wildcats with 13.8 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.
12.1.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker upsets No. 24 Evangel
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Brittany Hines (pictured) led the way on Tuesday evening, scoring 26 points off 10-12 shooting from the floor and 4-5 from beyond the arc. Emily Gibson recorded her third double-double of the season with 19 points and 13 rebounds, paving the way to a 66-61 victory over No. 24 Evangel.
Jenna Brantley played a key role, matching the single-game assist record of 10 that she set against Friends University on Nov. 10.
12.1.09 | Basketball
Evangel rolls into town for conference openers
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker men's and women's basketball teams will be back in action Tuesday evening when they host Evangel University in the Heart of America Athletic Conference season opener. The Baker women (3-4) look to rebound after dropping their last two contests. The Baker men (6-2) hope to continue their five-game winning streak, the longest since 2006 when they won five straight to begin the season.
The No. 24 Evangel women (6-2) were picked No. 1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll. The Evangel men (4-4) are riding a two-game winning streak.