1.16.10 | Women's Basketball
Baker overpowers Missouri Valley 73-53
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women's basketball team posted its sixth-straight conference victory Saturday, downing Missouri Valley 73-53.
The Wildcats (10-6, 6-0) were led by junior Emily Gibson (pictured), who recorded her eighth double-double of the season with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Teammate Brooke Soske chipped in with eight points and two rebounds.
"I'm really happy with how our team executed our game plan," said Baker head coach Susan Decker.
1.14.10 | Women's Basketball
Wildcats overtake first place with 62-60 win over William Jewell
LIBERTY, Mo. - Free throws saved the day. Aubree Gustin scored 10 points, including two free throws with 5.2 seconds remaining in regulation, and Baker (9-6,5-0) held on to beat William Jewell (13-4,6-1) for the first time since 2007.
Emily Gibson recorded a game-high 15 points with nine rebounds, and Brittany Hines chipped in with 14.
After William Jewell missed a layup that would have given the Cardinals the lead, the Wildcats got the ball into the hands of their most consistent free throw shooter. Gustin sank both free throws to give the Wildcats their marquee victory of the season.
1.12.10 | Women's Basketball
Baker women's basketball receives votes in top-25 poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 4-0 start in the Heart of America Athletic Conference has garnered Baker University votes for the NAIA Division I women’s basketball top-25 poll.
The Wildcats (8-6 overall) received six points in this week’s poll to rank No. 35 nationally.
1.9.10 | Women's Basketball
Lady Cats run past Culver-Stockton, 83-43
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Five players reached double figures as the Wildcats defeated Culver-Stockton (3-10, 0-5) 83-43 Saturday afternoon at the George F. Collins Center.
Junior Aubree Gustin (pictured) led the way, scoring 13 points and pulling down 10 rebounds to record her second double-double of the season. Also scoring in double figures were Emily Gibson (14), Brittany Hines (11), Cameron Roland (11) and Gloria Atanmo (10).
Baker (8-6, 4-0) outscored the Wildcats 51-20 in the first half, leading to their 40-point victory.
1.8.10 | Women's Basketball
Women's basketball to host Culver-Stockton College Saturday afternoon
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The first-place Baker women's basketball team (7-6, 3-0), winners of three straight conference games, returns to Heart of America Conference play Saturday, Jan. 9, against Culver-Stockton College (3-9, 0-4). Tip-off is at 2 p.m. in the George F. Collins Center.
Transfers Emily Gibson and Brittany Hines have lived up to their billing so far this season. Gibson averages 14.2 points, 1.6 steals, 1.9 blocks and 9.5 rebounds per game, while Hines averages 10.5 points per game.
Culver-Stockton will play their first game in 24 days when they step on the court against Baker. Culver Stockon is led by Lisa Plattner, who averages 9.5 points per game. The Wildcats have won just once on the road in six tries this season, a 54-49 season-opening victory at Stephens College (Mo.) on Nov. 3.
Date: Sat., Jan. 9, 2010
Tip: 2:00 p.m. CST
Location: Baldwin City, Kan.
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1.1.10 | Women's Basketball
Gibson records sixth double-double as Baker women roll
HILLSBORO, Kan. - The Baker women's basketball team improved its season record to 7-5 on Friday evening by defeating Tabor College 62-55.
Three players scored in double digits. Junior Emily Gibson recorded her sixth double-double of the season, scoring 22 points while pulling down 10 rebounds, Brittany Hines chipped in with 12 points off 4-7 shooting from the field and 2-4 from beyond the arc, and Aubree Gustin added 11 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals.
Baker forced the Bluejays into 19 turnovers, stealing the ball 11 times in the contest.
The Wildcats will be back in action Saturday when they face Sterling College, 8-3, at 1 p.m. Sterling comes into the contest ranked 25th in the NAIA DII national rankings.
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.