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8.27.10 | Women's Soccer

No. 17 Baker women fall in season opener to Southern Nazarene
Christine Janssens scored the lone goal.
Christine Janssens scored the lone goal.

BETHANY, Okla. - The season opener didn't go as planned for the No. 17 Baker Wildcats.  In just a little over 15 minutes into the game, it was the Baker (0-1) sitting in a 0-2 hole, a deficit from which the Wildcats could not recover.

The Crimson Storm (1-0) scored two goals within five minutes of each other. At the 11th minute Rachel Eguren scored on a pass from Whitney Seaton, and at the 16th minute Jackie Acevedo received a headed ball after a poor throw-in by the Wildcats, which she buried in the back of the net.

8.19.10 | Women's Soccer

Baker women earn No. 17 preseason ranking

Women's Soccer Preview

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women's soccer team will enter this season as the No. 17 team in the country according to the 2010 NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll. This is the highest preseason ranking the women have ever had and it marks the first time they have garnered top-20 honors in the preseason.

6.9.10 | Women's Soccer

Schiraldi and family raise funds for fallen firefighter
Photo by Keith Myers | Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Sisters Alix Schiraldi (left) and Shelby Schiraldi served lemonade and water to Overland Park firefighters (in gray shirts) and Johnson County MED-ACT workers Wednesday at their fundraising stand for the family of Shawnee firefighter John Glaser, who died fighting a house fire in their subdivision. They will be back at the stand, at 75th Court and Pflumm Road, this afternoon.

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12.11.09 | Women's Soccer

Dunn and Janssens named NSCAA All-RegionChelsea DunnChristine Janssens

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Two Baker women's soccer players have been named to the 2009 NSCAA All-North Plains Region team.

Juniors Chelsea Dunn, Liberty, Mo., and Christine Janssens, Kansas City, Mo., represented the Wildcats.

Dunn was also selected as a 2009 Adidas-NAIA honorable mention All-American. Dunn, the Heart of America Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year, led the Wildcats to four shutouts over top-25 programs this season.

View the full team here.

11.14.09 | Women's Soccer

Graceland takes down Baker in HAAC title game

LAMONI, Iowa - It was the Chelsea Phillips show in Lamoni, Iowa, on Saturday afternoon.  Phillips scored both goals for the Yellow Jackets as they assured themselves a spot in the NAIA national tournament.

Gina Schiraldi and Alix Schiraldi each recorded three shots on goal, which were saved by Graceland goal keeper Leslie Danner.  Danner recorded nine saves on the day.

Baker now awaits its postseason fate. The national teams will be selected tomorrow afternoon in Kansas City, Mo.

View the full box score here.

11.12.09 | Women's Soccer

Baker advances to HAAC title gameWomen's Soccer

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women's soccer team advanced to the HAAC title game on Thursday evening after defeating William Jewell College in a double-overtime thriller.

Baker started the scoring in the second half when Rachel Shepard netted a goal on a cross from Jen Sampson.

Thirty minutes later William Jewell tied the score on a goal from Sali Stout.

The action remained tied into the second overtime until Ashley Ukena scored the game-winning goal on an assist from team captain Alix Schiraldi.

11.12.09 | Women's Soccer

Women's soccer to host semifinal tonightChelsea Dunn

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker women's soccer will have their shot at advancing to the HAAC title game tonight when they face William Jewell College in the semifinals

The Wildcats (12-6, 6-3 HAAC) are led by Alix Schiraldi, who currently has nine goals on the season. Chelsea Dunn (pictured), HAAC Defensive Player of the Year will lead the defense

William Jewell College (12-5, 5-3 HAAC) are led by Nicole Littel, who also currently sits at nine goals on the season.

11.5.09 | Women's Soccer

Dunn named HAAC Defensive Player of the Year


BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Not only did the Baker women earn a bye in the first round of the HAAC playoffs, they also raked in the postseason awards. Center back Chelsea Dunn (pictured) was named HAAC Defensive Player of the Year on Wednesday evening. Dunn continues to lead a Baker defense that has recorded four shutouts over top 25 programs this season.

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