10.5.11 | Men's Soccer
Men’s soccer team jumps four spots in latest Top 25 poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After winning its HAAC opener on Sunday evening, the Baker men’s soccer team (10-0, 1-0 HAAC) jumped to sixth nationally in the latest NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll.
Other HAAC schools in the Oct. 4 poll include Missouri Valley College (8-1-0), Benedictine College (10-0-0) and Graceland University (7-1-1).
“It’s fantastic that the hardwork of the team is being recognized nationally,” said head coach Nate Houser. “I think it’s great for the conference, but we’re really just more interested in where we end up at the end of the season.”
9.27.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 10 Baker men improve to 9-0 on the season
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University men’s soccer team remains undefeated as they defeated Oklahoma Wesleyan University 4-2 on Tuesday evening.
Ethan Bauer put Baker on the scoreboard early with a quick turnaround blast from 30-yards out in the 13th minute.
Andy Griffin added to the tally in the 29th minute when he put a header in off a corner kick from Tom Lowndes and Cameron Zimmerman would add to that tally in the 35th minute to give BU a 3-0 lead at the break.
9.19.11 | Men's Soccer
Donny George named HAAC Defensive Player of the Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Baker junior Donny George (London, England) has been chosen as the Heart of America Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
George proved to be a threat on both ends of the field last week as he scored goals against 16th ranked Oklahoma Baptist University in a 5-0 rout and Midland Lutheran (Neb.) in a 4-2 victory. The Baker men are currently ranked 13th nationally with an undefeated 8-0 record.
9.17.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 13 Baker improves to 8-0 on the season
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – It was Family Weekend in Baldwin City and the Baker men’s soccer team proved why its 8-0 undefeated start is no joke. The Wildcats defeated Midland Luthern (Neb.) 4-2 on Saturday afternoon.
Josh Rydberg put the Wildcats on the board first with a goal off a corner kick from Tom Lowndes just 1:48 into the game. Ben Coyle would score another Baker goal in the 54th minute, but Midland Lutheran quickly answered in the 56th minute on a goal from Rob Capewell.
9.16.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 13 Baker crushes No. 16 Oklahoma Baptist 5-0
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The game itself was never in question past the 20th minute of play on Friday evening, as the 13th ranked BU men’s soccer team crushed No. 16 Oklahoma Baptist University 5-0.
Donny George got the scoring started in the 18th minute on a cross from Tom Lowndes and Nate Bylarly added another goal just four minutes later to give Baker a quick 2-0 advantage.
Rich Klein continued the onslaught in the 43rd minute on a screaming cross from Sean McAlister to give Baker a 3-0 lead heading into the break.
9.11.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 18 Baker men defeat Oklahoma City 1-0
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – The Baker men’s soccer team improved to a perfect 6-0 on Saturday afternoon, defeating Oklahoma City University 1-0.
Donny George scored the lone goal just five minutes into the game and Matt Bickley made three saves to record his fourth shutout of the season.
Oklahoma City and Baker each record 14 shots in the contest.
9.9.11 | Men's Soccer
No. 18 Baker men improve to 5-0 on the season with commanding victory
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – Nick Aguilar got the Wildcats on the scoreboard in the 7th minute and JBU tied things up heading into the break on a goal from Martin Gonzalez in the 41st minute.
From that point forward it was all Baker.
Tom Lowndes got the scoring started just two minutes out of the half and Odaine Sinclair and Ethan Bauer closed things out in the 65th and 70th minute respectively as BU rolled to a 4-1 clip.
9.6.11 | Men's Soccer
Men’s soccer jumps to No. 18 in latest NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A 4-0 start with four shutouts has moved the Baker men’s soccer team back into the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll as announced by the national office Tuesday afternoon.
Baker is coming off a 1-0 shutout victory over Columbia College (Mo.) on Friday. Sophomore goalkeeper Matt Bickley has recorded three shutouts on the season and was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.