Volleyball loses first conference match

Story by Hayley Morrical
October 5, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The volleyball team took its first Heart of America Athletic Conference loss against rival MidAmerica Nazarene University on Thursday. The Pioneers, who owned the HAAC last year and have a 25-game conference win streak, swept BU, 22-25, 20-25, 24-26. Freshman outside hitter Kallie Fischer says...

Volleyball splits weekend at MNU Tournament

Story by Hayley Morrical, Writer
September 29, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker volleyball team brought back two wins and two losses from the MidAmerica Nazarene University tournament Sept. 26-27. Sophomore setter Hannah Bettge has an idea of what may have led her team to mixed results. “(Our weakness is) consistency. We have times where our hitting is on and the...

Volleyball wins seventh straight

Volleyball wins seventh straight

Story by Hayley Morrical, Writer
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The winning streak for Baker volleyball continues after Tuesday evening’s match against Central Methodist University in Collins Center. The 'Cats have racked up seven straight wins and sit at a 2-0 record in Heart of America Athletic Conference play, 11-4 overall. The Wildcats fought for control...

Volleyball defeats Ottawa for fifth straight win

Volleyball defeats Ottawa for fifth straight win

Story by Hayley Morrical, Writer
September 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The BU volleyball team defeated Ottawa University on Friday for the 18th consecutive time, 3-1. The victory came as the fifth-straight win for the Wildcats, who now stand at 9-6 overall on the season. Sophomore setter Hannah Bettge said her team was lagging when it came out for the first set, which...

Volleyball sweeps Baker Invitational

Story by Hayley Morrical, Writer
September 8, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After its home opening tournament, the BU volleyball team tacked four more wins onto its record. The successful weekend in Collins Center brought the team’s overall record to 8-4. Hannah Bettge sets for Danielle French during the Baker Invitational. The Wildcats won all four of their matches Sept....

Volleyball team splits at Bellevue

Story by Hayley Morrical, Writer
September 4, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After a weekend at the Bellevue University Invitational in Nebraska, the Baker University volleyball team moved to an overall record of 4-4. The Wildcats split the four-match tournament, which started off on Friday with a 3-1 win against the host team, Bellevue, 25-11, 25-16, 19-25, 25-22. Sophomore...

2014 Volleyball Preview

2014 Volleyball Preview

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
August 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

2013 was a great season for Baker volleyball and head coach Kathy Allen. The Wildcats finished with an overall record of 23-9 and a conference record of 7-2 with their losses coming at Evangel and against MidAmerica Nazarene at home, where Baker led 2-0 and ended up losing the final three sets in dramatic...

Volleyball team falls to MNU in tournament final

Volleyball team falls to MNU in tournament final

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
November 17, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After MidAmerica Nazarene University cut the Wildcats’ season short for the last two years, the Baker University volleyball team hoped to change the trend during the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament final on Saturday. During the opening set of the championship match, Baker seemed...

Volleyball secures spot in tournament final

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
November 14, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker University volleyball team advanced to the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament final after defeating No. 2 seed Evangel University in five sets on Wednesday. Evangel upset the Wildcats with a 3-0 sweep on senior night during the regular season, motivating BU as it prepared for...

Volleyball team sweeps Bobcats in tournament opener

Volleyball team sweeps Bobcats in tournament opener

Story by Jessica Lane
November 11, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker University volleyball team advanced to the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament semifinals Saturday after sweeping Peru State College 25-16, 27-25 and 25-15. The Wildcats’ defense was on display during the opening round of the conference tournament as they posted eight team...

Pioneers outlast BU in five-set victory

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
October 16, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker University volleyball team had its eyes set on one thing Tuesday -- staying perfect in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The only problem: No. 6 MidAmerica Nazarene University had the same goal in mind. Prior to the match, both teams had 5-0 conference records, and the winner...

Wildcats fight off OU for fifth straight win

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
October 4, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker University volleyball team pushed its win streak to five games Thursday against Ottawa University at Wilson Field House in Ottawa. With the 25-19, 25-21 and 25-19 sweep, the Wildcats improved to 16-6 on the season. Sophomore Danielle French led BU’s offensive attack with 12 kills and...

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