11.27.11 | Men's Soccer
Baker men face Hutson-Tillotson (Texas) in first final site game since 2008
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Baker University men’s soccer team returns to the final round site of 16 teams for the first time since 2008. Third-ranked Baker (18-1-1) will square off with unseeded Hutson-Tillotson (Texas) at 5 p.m., CST Nov. 28 from the Orange Beach Sportsplex.
“We’ve got a chance to showcase what we’re all about now on the national stage,” said head coach Nate Houser. “This is something the guys have been striving to get back to since our last appearance in 2008.”
11.19.11 | Men's Soccer
Baker advances to round of 16 with 2-0 victory over Oklahoma Wesleyan
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker men’s soccer team is headed back to the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championships final round of 16 after knocking off Oklahoma Wesleyan 2-0 Saturday evening.
Donny George put the Wildcats on the scoreboard first with a goal in the 20th minute off a corner kick from Tom Lowndes to give the Wildcats and early edge.
“Getting that first goal for us was huge,” said head coach Nate Houser. “We hadn’t had a lead early like that in a few games and I think we got back to who we are and what we’re about.”
11.14.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 3 Baker men set to host Oklahoma Wesleyan in NAIA National Championship Opening Round
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University men’s soccer team will host Oklahoma Wesleyan University in the 2011 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round on Nov. 19.
Baker (17-1-1) and the No. 3 overall seed in the tournament was the first at-large selection in the field of 31. Oklahoma Wesleyan (14-4-2), qualified with an automatic berth after winning the 2011 Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament.
11.11.11 | Men's Soccer
Men’s soccer falls to MNU in HAAC title game
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – MidAmerica Nazarene jumped out to a two-goal lead and never looked back Friday night, handing Baker its first loss of the 2011 season.
Trent Remmich put the Pioneers on the board in the 11th minute after he was rewarded a penalty kick on a foul committed by Tom Lowndes inside the Baker box.
11.10.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 2 Baker knocks of No. 14 Benedictine in double overtime
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Whenever Baker and Benedictine get together, it always seems to make for a special game.
Wednesday evening in Baldwin City wasn’t any different, as the Baker men’s soccer team remained unblemished, defeating the Ravens 3-2 to advance to the championship game of the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
11.9.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 2 Baker and No. 14 Benedictine set for HAAC semifinals showdown
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Both teams knows there is no love lost when it comes to Baker vs Benedictine – especially in the Heart of America Athletic Conference Playoffs.
Baker (16-0-1) will look for a chance to play its way into the HAAC Championship game with a victory over the Ravens. The Wildcats are currently ranked second in the NAIA with 566 total points and one first place vote.
11.7.11 | Men's Soccer
Men’s soccer team grabs four first team all-HAAC awards
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The second ranked Baker men’s soccer team had four players grab first team all-HAAC honors heading into the 2011 postseason.
Sophomore goalkeeper Matt Bickley (Overland Park, Kan.), junior defender Nate Byarly (Olathe, Kan.), senior midfielder Tom Lowndes (Cardiff, Wales), and junior forward Odaine Sinclair (Kingston, Jamaica) were all named to the all-HAAC first team.
11.1.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 2 Baker grabs share of 2011 HAAC title with draw against No. 6 Vikings
MARSHALL, Mo. – The Baker University men’s soccer team finished the 2011 regular season campaign undefeated Tuesday evening after playing to a 2-2 draw with sixth-ranked Missouri Valley College.
Missouri Valley got on the scoreboard first Tuesday evening thanks to a team goal just 22 minutes into the contest. Donnie George would strike back for the Wildcats just 28 seconds later to even the score.
“The men went behind for the first time this season on an own goal, but quickly answered 28 seconds later thanks to Donny George,” said head coach Nate Houser. “They stretched the lead to 2-1 heading into halftime, but Sean McAlister scored a great goal to tie the game.”
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