4.21.11 | Football
Wildcats ranked No. 23 in 2011 NAIA Football Coaches‘ Spring Top 25 Poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the second consecutive season, the Baker Wildcat football team will enter the season ranked among the top 25 programs in the country. Baker enters 2011 at No. 23, tied with Benedictine College.
HAAC foes MidAmerica Nazarene and Missouri Valley College enter the season ranked No. 3 and No. 11 respectively. Local rival Ottawa University is ranked No. 10.
“Any time you get recognized nationally as a program, it’s a credit to how the kids finished the job the previous season,” said head coach Mike Grossner. “We are excited about the upcoming season and the chance to play four teams ranked in the top 25. Hopefully our guys embrace the opportunity that lies ahead.”
View the full spring poll here
The Wildcat football team has also released its 2011 regular season schedule.
|8/27||vs #10 Ottawa University - Victory Sports First Down Classic||7:00 p.m. CT|
|9/3||vs Peru State College (Neb.)||6:00 p.m. CT|
|9/10||at Evangel University||6:00 p.m. CT|
|9/17||vs Central Methodist University - Family Day||6:00 p.m. CT|
|9/24||at #11 Missouri Valley College||6:00 p.m. CT|
|10/1||vs #3 MidAmerica Nazarene University||1:00 p.m. CT|
|10/8||at Avila University||1:00 p.m. CT|
|10/22||vs Culver-Stockton College - Homecoming||2:00 p.m. CT|
|11/5||vs #23 Benedictine College - Senior Day||1:00 p.m. CT|
|11/12||at Graceland University||2:00 p.m. CT|
The Baker University football team will hold its Eighth Annual Alumni Game on May 7 at Liston Stadium in Baldwin City. View sign-up information by clicking here