Baker came close to tying the score 4 minutes later when Jacob Chiarelli received a cross from Kome Okiomah that went just wide
At the 30-minute mark the Kangaroos struck again on their second shot of the night when Tom Black evaded the Baker defenders, blasting one past Burton, who got a piece of the ball before it trickled past the goal line into the Baker net.
Heading into halftime Baker trailed the Kangaroos 2-0.
Ryan Perez of UMKC made the first goal of the second by ripping a goal into the top-right corner of the goal just past a diving Alex Burton to give UMKC a 3-0 lead. From that point UMKC controlled the game, holding Baker to two shots on goal in the half.
The Wildcats take a record of 10-2-4 into Senior Day on Friday against Culver-Stockton College at 7 p.m.
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Luke Haidarovic and Jacob Chiarelli led the Wildcats with two shots on goal apiece.
UMKC had three shots on goal in the contest.