2.17.11 | Softball
Lady Cats‘ softball team opens up the season on Friday
FORT WORTH, Texas - The Wildcat softball team kicks off the 2011 campaign with a trip to Fort Worth, Texas for the Cowtown Classic. Pool play begins Friday February 18th against stiff competition.
The first match up is against Northwood University (Texas). Last season Northwood (33-24, 20-8 RRAA) finished third in the highly competitive Red River Athletic Conference.
2.7.11 | Softball
Baker inks two softball recruits for 2011-12
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team has received signed national letters of intent from Summer Kelley (Shawnee, Kan.) and Peyton Weekly (Gardner, Kan.) to enroll at the university and play for the Wildcats starting in the spring of 2012, head coach Matt Windle announced.
5.25.10 | Softball
Kelsey Epperson named NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Senior Kelsey Epperson had career-high numbers in 2010.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Baker University softball player, Kelsey Epperson, was among 275 student-athletes honored today as a Daktronics/NAIA All-America Scholar-Athlete, released by the national office in Kansas City, Mo.
Nominated by each institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved junior academic status to qualify.
The Wildcats finished the season 18-31 under first-year head coach Matt Windle and made the playoffs for the first time in four years.
5.10.10 | Softball
Wildcats grab three all-HAAC selections, look forward to 2011
Coach Windle took the Wildcats to new heights in 2010.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - After advancing to the HAAC Playoffs for the first time in four years, the Wildcats added more accolades to a team that had already reached new heights. As selected by league coaches, the Wildcats had three players named to the Heart of America all-conference team.
4.28.10 | Softball
Wildcats set to face top-seeded Lindenwood Friday afternoon
First-baseman Erin Ford went 3-for-6 against Lindenwood in their first meeting.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker University softball team will return to action Friday afternoon when it travels to St. Charles, Mo., to face top-seeded Lindenwood University in the opening round of the 2010 HAAC Playoffs.
The Wildcats (7-13) are coming off a doubleheader split with Central Methodist University. Baker took game one 5-3 thanks to a three-run homer by Katie Worley in the third inning. Central Methodist took game two 6-0.
Lindenwood (17-3) has been stellar all season. In their previous match-up with the Wildcats, the Lions swept Baker 6-0 and 6-2.
.26.10 | Softball
Baker's Katie Worley named HAAC Player of the Week
Junior Katie Worley led the Baker women's softball team back to the playoffs.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker junior catcher Katie Worley was named HAAC Softball Player of the Week, Commissioner Larry Lady announced Monday afternoon.
Worley, a native of Platte Woods, Mo., hit 1.000 while slugging 1.800 in a week that saw the Wildcats advance to their first playoff berth in four years. Worley's three-run homer in the third-inning of a doubleheader last week gave Baker a 5-0 lead from which they never looked back.
4.20.10 | Softball
Worley blast, Gruber dominance sends Baker back to playoffs
Junior Katie Worley also commanded the game from behind the plate.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - For the first time in four years, the Baker softball team is back in the Heart of America Athletic Conference playoffs.
Katie Worley's three-run home run in the third inning gave the Wildcats a 5-0 lead from which they never looked back. Freshman Heather Gruber pitched six solid innings giving up three runs on 10 hits. Senior Chelsi Taylor took over for Gruber in the seventh and closed the game out in dramatic fashion.