W Softball http://www.bakeru.edu Tue, 03 May 2016 17:00:15 -0500 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Culver-Stockton Earns Sweep over the ‘Cats http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12089-culver-stockton-earns-sweep-over-the-cats http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12089-culver-stockton-earns-sweep-over-the-cats Caitlin Hargrove went 4-for-4 in game two on Saturday

CANTON, Mo. – The Baker University softball team fell at Culver-Stockton on Saturday, by identical scores of 5-4 and 5-4 to move to 6-12 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference standings.

The ‘Cats are now alone in ninth-place in the conference, while Culver-Stockton improved to 11-7 and in fourth-place in the Heart.

In game one, CSC won on a walk-off in the bottom of the 7th inning, off of Baker starter Olivia Brees.

The freshman threw 6.1 innings in the circle, striking out nine batters, while allowing six hits and four earned runs.

Cassie Burris hit a home run for Culver-Stockton and knocked in a team-high four RBI’s.

Hannah Tolliver, Caitlin Hardgrove, Lizzie Stover, Rachel Wheeler, Cari Vollenweider and Sloane Brady all had hits for Baker.

In game two, Teagan Louthan threw all six innings for Baker. The ‘Cats scored first in the Top of the 2nd with two runs, but Culver-Stockton responded with one run each in the first and second innings, along with two runs in the third and one final run in the fourth.

Hardgrove had a big game for the ‘Cats with a 4-for-4 game with three doubles and one run scored. Ilona Miller and Kelsey Vollenweider each had one double as well.

The Wildcats will next face Avila University on Wednesday, Apr. 20 in Kansas City, Missouri at 2 p.m.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Sat, 16 Apr 2016 17:13:42 -0500
Softball Splits Home Series with Missouri Valley http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12087-softball-splits-home-series-with-missouri-valley http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12087-softball-splits-home-series-with-missouri-valley Olivia Brees threw a one-hit shutout in game one on Wednesday

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – After an impressive 8-0 win in five innings over Missouri Valley in game one, the Baker University softball team fell in game two to the Vikings, 5-4, on Wednesday afternoon.

With the split, Baker moved to 26-23 overall and 6-10 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play, while Missouri Valley moved to 11-23 and 5-9.

In that first game, Olivia Brees was nearly unhittable, as she allowed just one hit in five innings, while striking out seven batters.

Stephanie Cardona jacked a three-run home run in the first inning and went 3-for-4 with four RBI’s.

Baker had 13 hits in the game, as Caitlin Hardgrove, Cardona, Ilona Miller, Kaitlin Saunders and Sloane Brady all had multi-hit games.

In game two, the Vikings went up early with four runs in the third inning and one in the fourth off of starter Teagan Louthan.

Then in the final inning, Baker made a furious comeback with four runs. Cari Vollenweider nearly tied the game up, as she slammed a single off of the top of the wall to make the score, 5-4. Then Hardgrove grounded out to shortstop to end the game.

Sloane Brady had two RBI’s in game two, as did Vollenweider.

Baker will next travel to Canton, Missouri to face Culver-Stockton on Saturday, Apr. 16 at 11 a.m.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Wed, 13 Apr 2016 18:21:41 -0500
Baker Falls to No. 23 Grand View in Heart Sweep http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12078-baker-falls-to-no-23-grand-view-in-heart-sweep http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12078-baker-falls-to-no-23-grand-view-in-heart-sweep Ilona Miller and the Wildcats will next travel to William Penn on Saturday

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – No. 20 ranked Grand View handed Baker its fourth-consecutive loss, as the Vikings defeated the Wildcats, 6-1 and 5-2, on Tuesday afternoon inside Cavaness Field.

With the wins, Grand View moved to 26-6 overall and 10-2 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play, while the Wildcats fell to 24-19 and 4-6 in the Heart.

The Wildcats will look to get back on track this Saturday, Apr. 9, as they travel to William Penn who is 2-4 in conference play.

In game one, the Vikings hit four home runs off of two-time Heart Pitcher of the Week Olivia Brees, on each from Allie Fitzgerald, Lauren Poortinga, Kendra Tott and Abbey Wilmes.

Lucy Staats knocked in the Wildcats lone run with a home run of herself in the bottom of the 5th inning. Rachel Wheeler had the ‘Cats other hit.

Claudia Farrell threw the complete game in game one for Grand View and struck out eight batters.

In game two, Teagan Louthan got the start and threw 5.2 innings and struck out four Vikings.

Wheeler led Baker with two RBI’s and Sloane Brady along with Hannah Tolliver had the Wildcats other two hits.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Tue, 05 Apr 2016 21:54:56 -0500
Evangel Sweeps Baker in Heart Doubleheader http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12071-evangel-sweeps-baker-in-heart-doubleheader http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12071-evangel-sweeps-baker-in-heart-doubleheader Stephanie Cardona and the Wildcats will host first-place Grand View on Tuesday at 2 pm

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Evangel University softball team added to its first-place lead in the Heart of America Athletic Conference standings with its road sweep over Baker University on Saturday, 5-2 and 5-0.

Evangel now stands at 7-1 in Heart play, tied for first-place with Grand View, while Baker falls to 4-4 in conference play tied for fourth-place with MNU.

Baker will next host Grand View on Tuesday, Apr. 5 at 2 p.m. at Cavaness Field.

In game one, Olivia Brees got the start in the circle and threw nearly a flawless game in each of the innings except the Top of the 2nd, when the freshman allowed five runs. She finished the day with 10 strikeouts.

Hannah Tolliver and Caitlin Hardgrove knocked in both runs and Tolliver went a team-high 2-for-4.

In game two, Kyra Parker shut out the Wildcats with a seven inning, three-hit complete game.

Baker received hits from Stephanie Cardona, Lizzie Stover and Kelsey Vollenweider.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Sun, 03 Apr 2016 14:24:18 -0500
Softball Earns Tough Sweep at Peru State http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12062-softball-earns-tough-sweep-at-peru-state http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12062-softball-earns-tough-sweep-at-peru-state Hannah Tolliver and the 'Cats will host Evangel on Saturday at 1 pm

PERU, Neb. – The Baker University softball team earned a tough Heart of America Athletic Conference road sweep at Peru State on Wednesday night, with a 4-0 game one victory and a 4-3 win in game two in 11 innings.

With the sweep, Baker moves to 24-15 overall and 4-2 in the Heart good for a tie for second place in the conference standings, while Peru State falls to 7-21 overall and 2-6 in conference play.

In game one, Olivia Brees got back to her winning ways with a complete game one-hit shutout and eight strikeouts.

Ilona Miller knocked in two runs and went 2-for-2, while Stephanie Cardona and Lizzie Stover knocked in the other two.

Baker rallied off 11 hits with two each from Miller, Hahnnah Tolliver, Caitlin Hardgrove and Cardona.

In game two, Peru State put two runs on the board in the bottom of the 1st off of starter Teagan Louthan. The game then went without a score until the top of the 7th when Baker tied the game up with two runs.

Then in the 11th, Miller scored on a wild throw and Rachel Wheeler scored on a Kaitlyn Saunders single.

Brees threw the final 4.1 innings and received an additional win in game two. She allowed just two hits and one unearned run.

Baker will next face Evangel on Saturday, Apr. 2 at 1 p.m. at Cavaness Field.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Wed, 30 Mar 2016 21:50:38 -0500
Park Sweeps Baker, 6-1 & 3-1 http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12055-park-sweeps-baker-6-1-3-1 http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12055-park-sweeps-baker-6-1-3-1 Caitlin Hardgrove and the Wildcats will next take on Peru State on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

PARKVILLE, Mo. – The Baker University softball team traveled to Park University on Monday afternoon and fell to the Pirates, 6-1 and 3-1, at the Park Softball Complex.

With the sweep, the Pirates improved to 14-12-1, while Baker fell to 22-15.

Olivia Brees got the start in game one and lasted 5.1 innings, as she allowed five earned runs and eight hits allowed, while striking out four batters. Antionette Zamudio finished off the game in the circle.

Baker managed five hits on Park’s starter Allie Reynolds who threw a complete game seven innings.

Lizzie Stover went 2-for-2 to lead the ‘Cats while Hannah Tolliver, Lucy Staats and Ilona Miller had the other three.

In game two, Scotlin Hurley threw seven innings for Park and allowed just one earned run and four hits.

Tolliver led the game off for Baker and went 2-for-4, while Stephanie Cardona knocked in the lone run that scored Tolliver.

Baker will next take on Peru State on Wednesday, Mar. 30 on the road at 2 p.m.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:44:31 -0500
Baker Splits Series with Rival MNU http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12045-baker-splits-series-with-rival-mnu http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12045-baker-splits-series-with-rival-mnu Lizzie Stover hit a home run in game one tonight

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – After more then an hour weather delay, the Baker University softball team split its doubleheader with rival MNU on Wednesday evening at Cavaness Field, as they lost to the Pioneers, 3-1, then followed that up with a 3-1 win in game two.

Baker moved to 22-13 overall and 2-2 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play, while MNU moved to 8-4 and 1-1.

In game one, Olivia Brees was rolling early, striking out the side in the first two innings, but then MNU scored one run each in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings. Brees finished game one with nine strikeouts. She also earned the save in game two.

The Wildcats’ lone run came in the fifth inning, when Lizzie Stover hit a home run over the left field wall. Ilona Miller and Savannah Bellem had the other hits for Baker.

In game two, Teagan Louthan earned the win after throwing six innings and allowed only six hits and one unearned run.

Hannah Tolliver went 3-for-4 in the leadoff spot and Stover went a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBI’s. Stephanie Cardona also went 2-for-3, as did Miller.

Baker will next travel to Graceland to take on the Yellowjackets on Saturday, Mar. 26 at 1 p.m.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Wed, 23 Mar 2016 22:53:52 -0500
Softball Opens Heart Play with Split Against No. 5 CMU http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12030-softball-opens-heart-play-with-split-against-no-5-cmu http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12030-softball-opens-heart-play-with-split-against-no-5-cmu Stephanie Cardona and the 'Cats will host rival MNU Tuesday at 5 p.m.

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team opened up the Heart of America Athletic Conference portion of its schedule on Sunday afternoon, as they split its home doubleheader with No. 5 ranked Central Methodist.

The Wildcats won game one, 4-2, then fell to the Eagles, 5-1 in game two. Baker moves to 21-12 overall and 1-1 in the Heart, while the Eagles now stand at 13-11 and 1-1.

In game one, Olivia Brees continued the help carry the Wildcats with her shut out victory. The freshman is now 11-3 in the circle this season.

She went all seven innings and struck out seven batters, allowing four hits. Offensively, Baker had three hits, all-coming from Caitlin Hardgrove, Allie Zahn and Stephanie Cardona.

Zahn had the big hit in game one, with a home run in the bottom of the first inning. Cardona and Cari Vollenweider each drove in a run as well.

In game two, CMU jumped on starter Madison Nedved for two runs in the first inning and one in the second, then added two more in the Top of the 7th. Skyler Hime hit a two-run home run in the first to give the Eagles the early lead.

Offensively, Baker managed two hits with one each from Zahn and Cardona.

Baker will next host MNU on Tuesday, Mar. 22 at 5 and 7 p.m. at Cavaness Field.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Sun, 20 Mar 2016 17:26:15 -0500
Softball Trades Wins with William Woods http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12013-softball-trades-wins-with-william-woods http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12013-softball-trades-wins-with-william-woods Lizzie Stover and the Wildcats will host No. 5 ranked CMU on Saturday, Mar. 19 at 1 p.m.

FULTON, Mo. – The Baker University softball team split its road doubleheader with William Woods on Tuesday afternoon, as they defeated the Owls, 9-1 in six innings in game one, then followed that up with a 9-1 loss in game two in five innings.

Baker moves to 20-11 with the split, while William Woods now stands at 9-14.

In game one, Olivia Brees continued her dominance in her freshman season with a complete game six innings and struck out 10 batters.

Caitlin Hardgrove hit a home run and knocked in two RBI’s, while Savannah Bellem led all players with three RBI’s and Stephanie Cardona joined her for the team lead in hits with two.

Baker waited until late to put up its nine runs, as they scored three each in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings.

In game two, William Woods jumped on Baker early with three runs in the first inning and an additional four in the third.

Teagan Louthan got the start and lasted 2.1 innings, while Madison Nedved threw an inning and Katt Cooper threw 0.2 innings.

Rachel Wheeler scored the Wildcats’ lone run and Lucy Staats went 2-for-2 with Baker’s only RBI.

The Wildcats will open up the Heart of America Athletic Conference portion of its schedule on Saturday, Mar. 19, as they host No. 5 ranked Central Methodist at 1 p.m.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:47:12 -0500
Baker Shuts Out Stephens for Sweep http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12009-baker-shuts-out-stephens-for-sweep http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/12009-baker-shuts-out-stephens-for-sweep Olivia Bress struck out 15 batters in game one on Monday

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Baker University softball team swept Stephens College on Monday afternoon, 10-0 and 3-0, to move to 19-10 overall on the year.

Baker combined for 19 hits in the two wins and Olivia Brees struck out 15 batters in game one in just six innings of work.

In game one, Baker had 10 hits, with the biggest coming from Lucy Staats, as she hit a home run against Stephens’ Katelyn Rush.

Staats knocked in two RBI’s, as did Hannah Tolliver and Caitlin Hardgrove. Brees got the win and allowed just two hits. Katt Cooper threw the final inning, striking out one more batter.

In game two, Madison Nedved threw six innings of work and struck out five batters. She also had two hits and two RBI’s at the plate.

Baker had four doubles in game two with one each from Staats, Lizzie Stover, Nedved and Ilona Miller.

The Wildcats will next take on William Woods on Tuesday, Mar. 15 at 3 p.m. in Fulton, Missouri.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Mon, 14 Mar 2016 22:28:10 -0500