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Saturday, 02 November 2013 17:06

No. 6 BU Rolls Past Evangel, 54-10

Baker won its sixth straight game on Saturday to improve to 8-1 Baker won its sixth straight game on Saturday to improve to 8-1

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The No. 6 ranked Baker University football team rolled past Evangel, 54-10, on Saturday to move to 8-1 on the year and 6-1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and picked up its sixth straight win.

With the loss the Crusaders fell to 3-5 overall and 3-4 in the HAAC and lost to the Wildcats on the annual 'Black Out' game.

Baker will next hit the road to face Graceland next Saturday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. in Lamoni, Iowa.

The Wildcats rushing attack was the story of the day, as they accumulated 378 yards of offense and three Wildcats had over 100 yards.

Scott Meyer had the biggest day for Baker with his 136 yards and a touchdown and Camern Torneden added 111 with a score and Adonis Powell had 104 yards on 12 carries and a touchdown.

Darrick Smith continued to terrorize opposing quarterbacks, as had two more interceptions and a pick six with a 29-yard touchdown on his first interception. He now leads the team with seven.

Duane Sims also had an interception and Tucker Pauley led the team with seven tackles. Reigning HAAC Defensive Player of the Week Adam Novak had six tackles and the Baker defense as a whole gave up just 169 yards rushing and 146 yards through the air.

Jake Morse was 12-of-26 for the Wildcats for 167 yards and a touchdown throw to Tyler Hatcher and reigning NAIA National Special Teams Player of the Week Clarence Clark had three receptions for 48 yards and made two field goals on the day with a long of 32 yards.



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