The Wildcats picked up its first non-conference win in nearly a month, with its last win coming on Sept. 28 against Mid-America Christian at home, 3-0.
The Cougars fell to 9-8 with the loss, but did out-shoot the Wildcats, 14-12, and were tied in shots on goal with eight apiece.
Jordan Dolbin scored her eighth and ninth goals of the season to lead the Wildcats. She put Baker on the board first in the 29th minute with a goal and the Wildcats went into halftime up, 1-0.
Columbia tied things up in the 63rd minute when Amanda Caldwell found a spot just out of the reach of Rachel Theobald and Rylee Brruhn collected the assist.
With the clock ticking down, Dolbin scored the game winning goal in the 77th minute and freshman Shalynn Eldridge-McMillan put the game away for good with a goal in the 86th minute, helping Baker pick up its first-ever win over Columbia College. This is the first year of existence for the Cougars women’s soccer program.
Dolbin led all players with seven shots and six players attempted a shot for Baker including Ashley Sampson with one, Eldridge-McMillan with one, Finola Corley had one, Kayla Infanti took one and Cali Procter took a kick towards the goal.
Theobald collected seven saves on the night and now has 64 on the year, averaging 4.27 per game.
Baker returns home for senior night against Culver-Stockton, this Saturday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. at Liston Stadium.
Baker will honor two seniors before the match, as Jordan Dolbin and Finola Corley will play in their final regular season game at Baker.