W Softball http://www.bakeru.edu Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:30:15 -0500 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Baker Splits Series Against Avila with Thrilling Walk-Off Win http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11124-baker-splits-series-against-avila-with-thrilling-walk-off-win http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11124-baker-splits-series-against-avila-with-thrilling-walk-off-win Allie Zahn provided Baker with a walk-off hit in game two

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team bounced back after a 2-0 game one loss to Avila University, with a thrilling 10th inning walk-off victory in game two, 3-2.

Avila moves to 23-9-1 and 9-5 in the HAAC, while Baker now stands at 11-26 and 6-8 in the conference.

In game one, Tori Aziere threw seven innings of work allowing just three hits and struck out six batters.

Mallorie Nelson started for Baker allowed just two earned runs, but struck out an impressive 11 batters and walked just one.

The three hits for Baker came from Peyton Weekly, Stephanie Cardona and Mallorie Nelson.

In game two, Baker led 2-0 heading into the 6th inning, but Avila scored two runs in the 6th to tie the game up.

Then both teams went scoreless for the next three innings, before freshman Allie Zahn knocked a single to centerfield and scored Stephanie Cardona to earn the two-game split with the Eagles. Nelson received the win in game two, after coming in relief in the sixth.

Baker will return to action on Saturday, as they travel to Graceland for a HAAC doubleheader at 1 and 3 p.m.

BOX SCORE GAME ONE

BOX SCORE GAME TWO

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:01:14 -0500
Evangel Spoils Baker’s Home Doubleheader with Sweep http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11102-evangel-spoils-baker-s-home-doubleheader-with-sweep http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11102-evangel-spoils-baker-s-home-doubleheader-with-sweep Evangel Spoils Baker’s Home Doubleheader with Sweep

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team returned home for a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon to take on Evangel University, as the Crusaders took home a sweep winning game one, 8-2, and taking game two 16-2.

Both teams are now .500 in the HAAC standings, as the Wildcats are now 5-5 and 10-23 overall, while Evangel is 4-4 and 11-10 overall.

In game one, Mallorie Nelson started for Baker and threw 3.1 innings allowing seven earned runs and the Crusaders hit two home runs in the contest.

Offensively, Baker had seven hits with Peyton Weekly and Sammie Schroeder supplying two hits a piece at the leadoff and second spots in the lineup.

In game two, the Wildcats led 2-1 in the bottom of the second inning, the Evangel tied the game up at 2-2 in the Top of the fourth and then took a 3-2 lead in the sixth.

But then in the Top of the seventh, Evangel erupted for 13 runs off of a combination of Teagan Louthan, Katt Cooper and Madison Nedved.

Schroeder had three more hits in game two and Kaitlyn Saunders had a hit and an RBI.

Baker will next take on No. 10 ranked Central Methodist on Saturday, Apr. 11 in Fayette, Mo., at 1 and 3 p.m. The Eagles are 27-6 overall and 8-0 in the HAAC and have won 16-straight games.

BOX SCORE GAME ONE

BOX SCORE GAME TWO

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:30:31 -0500
Baker Splits Home Series with MNU http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11085-baker-splits-home-series-with-mnu http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11085-baker-splits-home-series-with-mnu Baker Splits Home Series with MNU

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team competed in its first games on its home venue of Cavaness Field this season on Saturday, as they played rival MidAmerica Nazarene and came away with a split in the two-game series.

In game one, the Wildcats won, 7-1, before falling in game two, 6-0. In the first contest, Mallorie Nelson received the win in the circle for Baker and threw all seven innings and allowed just two hits and one earned run, while striking out 10.

Sammie Schroeder, Stephanie Cardona, Nelson and Allie Zahn all had two hits apiece and Schroeder knocked in three RBI’s.

Cardona, Schroeder and Zahn each had a double, while Nelson had two doubles.

In game two, Taylor Pearcy was sharp for the Pioneers, as she threw all seven innings and shut out the ‘Cats, allowing just five hits and five strikeouts.

Katt Cooper got the start for Baker and lasted 6.1 innings, allowing five earned runs. Nelson then came in relief to throw the final 0.2 innings.

Savannah Bellem led the Wildcats with her 2-for-3 performance and Lucy Staats added a double for the ‘Cats.

Baker will next take on HAAC opponent Evangel University, on Tuesday, Apr. 7 at 2 and 4 p.m.

GAME ONE BOX SCORE

GAME TWO BOX SCORE

#BakerStrong

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Sat, 04 Apr 2015 17:29:01 -0500
Baker Moves to 4-0 in HAAC with Sweep of Peru State http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11050-baker-moves-to-4-0-in-haac-with-sweep-of-peru-state http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11050-baker-moves-to-4-0-in-haac-with-sweep-of-peru-state Mallorie Nelson won game one and hit a home run

PERU, Neb. – The Baker University softball team kept its perfect Heart of America Athletic Conference record in tact on Saturday with a two-game sweep at Peru State with a 5-2 game one win and an 8-5 game two victory.

Baker improves to 4-0 in the HAAC and 9-18 overall, while Peru State fell to 7-11 and 0-4 in the conference.

In game one, Mallorie Nelson struck out 11 Bobcats in seven innings in the circle and allowed just six hits.

She also had a big game at the plate with a home run and two RBI’s. Allie Zahn also had a home run for the Wildcats.

In game two, Katt Cooper got the start for the Wildcats and threw three innings of work allowing just one earned run and Nelson came in relief to throw the final four innings.

Stephanie Cardona went 3-for-4 at the plate and Nelson and Sammie Schroeder each had two hits apiece.

Baker scored a run each in the first and second inning and score two runs apiece in the third, fifth and seventh innings.

The Wildcats will next take on Benedictine College on Wednesday, Apr. 1 at 2 and 4 p.m. in Atchison, Kan.

BOX SCORE GAME ONE

BOX SCORE GAME TWO

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:27:06 -0500
Softball Sweeps Culver-Stockton in HAAC Opener http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11014-softball-sweeps-culver-stockton-in-haac-opener http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11014-softball-sweeps-culver-stockton-in-haac-opener Softball Sweeps Culver-Stockton in HAAC Opener

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team earned a two-game sweep over Culver-Stockton on Sunday afternoon, in the Wildcats’ HAAC opening series and ended a nine-game losing streak.

With the victories, the Wildcats improved to 7-18 overall and 2-0 in the HAAC and Culver-Stockton fell to 5-9 and 0-2.

In game one, Mallorie Nelson went the first five innings in the circle for Baker without allowing a single hit, but then Culver-Stockton rallied for two hits and a run in the top of the 6th inning to go up, 1-0.

Then in the bottom half of the inning, Baker’s bats erupted for five runs. Peyton Weekly went 2-for-3 in the contest for Baker and teammates Ilona Miller, Steph Cardona, Lucy Staats, Sammie Schroeder and Sloane Brady all had hits.

In game two, Madison Nedved threw five shut out innings for the victory and allowed just three hits in five innings and struck out two batters.

The Wildcats scored five runs in the bottom of the second inning and hung on for the victory. Katt Cooper allowed the only two runs to CSC, as the Wildcats scored in the top of the sixth and seventh innings.

Nedved helped herself out at the plate, as she went 2-for-3 and Brady was a perfect, 3-for-3.

Baker will next take on HAAC opponent Peru State on Mar. 28 in Peru, Neb., at 2 and 4 p.m.

BOX SCORE GAME ONE

BOX SCORE GAME TWO

#BakerStrong

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Baker Falls to Buena Vista, 4-0 and 5-0 http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11002-baker-falls-to-buena-vista-4-0-and-5-0 http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/11002-baker-falls-to-buena-vista-4-0-and-5-0 Stephanie Cardona had a hit in game one for Baker on Saturday

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team fell to NCAA Division III Buena University, 4-0 and 5-0, on Saturday afternoon in its home doubleheader.

With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 5-16 on the season and the Beavers improved to 6-4. Baker will next hit the road to take on Oklahoma City University on Mar. 17 at 2 and 4 p.m. and then will face St. Gregory’s in Shawnee, Okla. At 1 and 3 p.m.

The ‘Cats return home to take on Culver-Stockton in its HAAC opening series in Baldwin City, Kan., on Sunday, Mar. 22 at 12 and 2 p.m.

In game one, Katt Cooper got the start in the circle and threw four innings of work, while allowing all four earned runs.

The Wildcats had seven hits against the Beavers, as Savannah Bellem and HAAC Player of the Week Sammie Schroeder each had two hits.

Peyton Weekly, Stephanie Cardona and Lizzie Stover also had a hit for the ‘Cats.

In game two, Mallorie Nelson struck out 13 batters, but allowed five runs in the top of the third inning and that proved to be all the Beavers needed.

Weekly had a team high 3-for-4 game and Baker had eight hits as a team.

GAME ONE BOX SCORE

GAME TWO BOX SCORE

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Ottawa Shuts Out Baker for Two-Game Sweep http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/10981-ottawa-shuts-out-baker-for-two-game-sweep http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/10981-ottawa-shuts-out-baker-for-two-game-sweep Sloane Brady and the Wildcats will next face Park University in Baldwin City on Wednesday afternoon

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team dropped its home opening doubleheader on Monday afternoon, as they fell to (RV) Ottawa University, 9-0, in game one and 8-0 in game two.

With the losses, Baker falls to 5-12 on the year, while Ottawa improved to 8-7.

In game one, the Wildcats had five hits offensively with two coming from Peyton Weekly and Ilona Miller and Cari Vollenweider had the fifth as a pitch hitter.

Mallorie Nelson got the start in the circle in game one for Baker and threw 5.2 innings of work and allowed six earned runs on eight hits.

Gabby Markham received the win for Ottawa with a complete game five-hit shutout.

In game two, Molli Morgan threw a complete game shutout for the Braves, as they won 8-0 in just five innings.

Baker again collected five hits, as Weekly was a perfect 3-of-3 and Lucy Staats added a hit, as did Lizzie Stover.

The Wildcats will return to Baldwin City to face Park University on Wednesday, Mar. 11 at 3 and 5 p.m.

GAME ONE BOX SCORE

GAME TWO BOX SCORE

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Sammie Schroeder Earns HAAC Player of the Week http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/10979-sammie-schroeder-earns-haac-player-of-the-week http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/10979-sammie-schroeder-earns-haac-player-of-the-week Sammie Schroeder Earns HAAC Player of the Week

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Baker University sophomore outfielder Sammie Schroeder earned the Wildcats’ first Heart of America Athletic Conference Player of the Week honor of 2015, announced on Monday.

Schroeder hit 9-of-16 in the Wildcats five games over the weekend at the Friends University Invitational.

In those five games Baker went 4-1 and Schroeder hit for a .563 batting average. She had a triple and two doubles and six runs batted in and had a multi-hit game in four of the five games.

The Wildcats are now 5-10 on the season and host Ottawa University on Monday University and Park University on Wednesday.

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Softball Picks up Four Wins at Friends Invitational http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/10974-softball-picks-up-four-wins-at-friends-invitational http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/10974-softball-picks-up-four-wins-at-friends-invitational Katt Cooper had three wins for Baker this weekend

WICHITA, Kan. – The Baker University softball teams bats came alive this weekend at the Friends University Invitational, as Baker went 4-1 in five games and scored 37 combined runs.

Baker also hit seven home runs and freshman shortstop Stephanie Cardona went 9-of-16, as did Sammie Schroeder.

In game one, Baker defeated Tabor College, 10-1, in six innings and Mallorie Nelson received the win after allowing just one run on three hits.

Baker had 11 hits offensively with Cardona leading the way with three hits and Nelson knocked in four RBI’s.

The Wildcats pitching staff again allowed just one run, as Katt Cooper threw six innings, allowing just one earned run and three hits and the Wildcats had nine hits. Cardona had another multi-hit game and Lizzie Stover hit a solo home run.

In its final game on Saturday, Baker went up 2-0 in the top of the sixth inning against Southwestern College and Madison Nedved picked up the win after throwing 3.2 innings. Schroeder had the lone RBI for Baker and Nedved also had two hits at the plate. The Wildcats went on to win, 2-1.

The ‘Cats extended its winning streak to four games on Sunday morning, as they defeated Mount Mercy by a score of 12-4.

The Wildcats hit three home runs in the game, with a homer from Cardona, Kaitlyn Saunders and Cari Vollenweider. Baker had 17 total team hits, as Schroeder and Saunders had three hits apiece and Cardona, Nelson and Schroeder each had two hits. Cooper also earned the victory.

And in the final game of the weekend, McPherson defeated Baker, 6-5. Baker led the Bulldogs 5-2 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning but McPherson scored four runs in the sixth and hung on in the seventh to take the one-run win.

Baker had 13 hits in the game, but allowed 10 and Allie Zahn hit Baker’s seventh home run of the weekend.

The Wildcats will return home on Monday, Mar. 9 to take on Ottawa at 2 and 4 p.m.

Baker vs Tabor BOX SCORE

Baker vs Sterling BOX SCORE

Baker vs Southwestern Box Score

Baker vs Mount Mercy BOX SCORE

Baker vs McPherson BOX SCORE

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Sun, 08 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600
BU Softball to Play all Home Games in March Away from Cavaness Field http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/10956-bu-softball-to-play-all-home-games-in-march-away-from-cavaness-field http://www.bakeru.edu/sports/softball/news-archive/item/10956-bu-softball-to-play-all-home-games-in-march-away-from-cavaness-field Peyton Weekly and the Wildcats will next compete this weekend in five games at the Friends University Invitational

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball program announced today that all four of its home doubleheaders in the month of March will not be played at its home field of Cavaness Field and will be played at the softball fields located at 100 Bullpup Drive in Baldwin City, Kan., located west of the Baker campus off of Highway 56 behind the Elementary School.

The facility is where the Baldwin High School softball team plays its home contests. This change is due to the fact that Cavaness Field is still undergoing surface renovations that have been delayed due to the weather.

The following home doubleheaders will be played away from Cavaness Field:
Mar. 9 vs. Ottawa University – 5 p.m. (DH)
Mar. 11 vs. Park University - 3 p.m. (DH)
Mar. 14 vs. Buena Vista – 11 a.m. (DH)
Mar. 22 vs. Culver-Stockton – 12 p.m. (DH)

“We would like to thank the Baldwin City Recreation Commission and Baldwin High School for their cooperation in opening their wonderful facility to us,” said Baker head softball coach Jamie Stanclift.”

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no-reply@bakeru.edu (Tyler Price) W Softball Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600