Baker held on to a 20-14 lead late when they stopped the Benedictine offense on the 12-yard line with just under two minutes remaining in regulation to seal the victory.
Offensively, running back John Babb was stellar rushing for 146 yards with one touchdown. Freshman quarterback Jake Morse went 9-for-20 with 116 yards and one touchdown.
Freshman Mike Stevenson stole the show defensively recording two interceptions and five tackles. Junior Adam Steele led the Baker defense with 11 tackles.
The Wildcats (3-4, 3-3) made the most out of their opportunities Saturday capitalizing on five Raven turnovers. Benedictine (4-3, 4-3) actually outgained the Wildcats in total yardage 376-330.
As for special teams, Jared Morss had his best kicking game of the season hitting two field goals, one of which was from 45-yards.
“We had some good performances today,” said head coach Mike Grossner. “We’ve got three potential HAAC Players of the Week at their respective positions.”
The Wildcats will return to action next Saturday when they face Graceland University at 2 p.m., on homecoming.View the full box score here.