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Baker Athletics News Archive

9.21.10 | Football

Xavier Lewis named HAAC Special Teams Player of the Week Xavier Lewis

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Baker’s Xavier Lewis was named HAAC Special Teams Player of the Week after compiling 146 yards on kickoff returns this past weekend against Avila University.

Lewis highlighted the scoring on Saturday night when he tied a school record, returning the Eagles kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown to put the Wildcats ahead 27-10.

“That was our knockout punch,” said head coach Mike Grossner. “I think the team felt pretty comfortable from that point forward.”

The Wildcats will return to action on Oct. 2 when they travel to Culver-Stockton College for a 1 p.m. CT kickoff.

9.18.10 | Football

Wildcats roll Avila on Family Day, 41-17

Xavier Lewis

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – It was the offensive output they had been looking for all season. The Wildcats amassed 398 yards of total offense, 233 rushing and 165 in the air.

9.18.10 | Football

Wildcats set to host Avila on Family Day

Calvin Pearce

After falling to three top-10 teams in the first three weeks, Baker University hopes to regroup today against Avila. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. Gameday audio and video will be available via www.bakerwildcats.com

9.11.10 | Football

Wildcats fall to No. 6 MidAmerica Nazarene, 24-16Wildcats

OLATHE, Kan. – The offensive output was better, but the Wildcats (0-3, 0-2) dropped their third-consecutive game on Saturday evening in Olathe, Kan.

Aaron Terill and Scott Meyer combined for 105 yards of rushing with two touchdowns. Freshman quarterback Zach Faust went 12-for-29 with a 138 yards and one interception.

9.5.10 | Football

No. 24 Baker falls to No. 10 Missouri Valley

Reggie Harris averaged 18 yards on kick returns Saturday.

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – For the second straight week the Baker (0-2, 0-1) offense struggled to put points on the scoreboard.

Heading into the fourth quarter, Missouri Valley (1-0, 1-0) held a 17-0 advantage before Baker finally struck on a costly turnover by the Vikings.

The Wildcats scored their points on a two-yard fumble return for a touchdown by Kyle Bolton in the fourth quarter, and a 27-yard field goal by Jared Morss.

9.3.10 | Football

No. 24 Baker set to face No. 10 Missouri Valley in home opener

Matt Brock Gameday
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – No. 24 Baker (0-1 overall, 0-0 HAAC) will return home when it hosts No. 10 Missouri Valley at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 in the conference opener at Liston Stadium. The game will broadcast via www.bakerwildcats.com and KCteams.com

8.28.10 | Football

No. 24 Baker drops season opener at No. 9 Ottawa
Offense
Baker fell 24-14 in the VSN First Down Classic

OTTAWA, Kan. – Ottawa claimed the momentum on the first play of the contest and kept Baker at bay through the remainder to secure a 24-14 victory in the 2nd annual Victory Sports Network First Down Classic.

Ottawa University’s Clarence Anderson received the opening kickoff on a reverse just in front of the Braves end zone and raced 96 yards, weaving through the Baker defense into the opposite end zone putting the Braves ahead just 15 seconds into the game electrifying the home crowd.

8.26.10 | Football

Rivalry renewed, No. 24 Baker and No. 9 Ottawa set for gridiron battle

People's Bank Field
People's Bank Field

OTTAWA, Kan. – Storied history, past glory, and winning tradition are all things that come to mind when you think about the Baker and Ottawa rivalry.

Both teams have trophy cases showcasing past victories against each other, yet the teams have not faced off with each other since 1993.  It only seems fitting in a season celebrating 120 years of Baker football, that the two teams meet again in the Victory Sports Network First Down Classic.

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