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Women’s basketball ends 2016-17 season

Women’s basketball ends 2016-17 season

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team ended another history-making season after falling in the Round of 16 in the NAIA National Championships. The Wildcats recorded 30 wins on the season, won the Heart of America Athletic Conference outright and claimed the Heart tournament title for the first time in program...

Women’s basketball advances to Round of 16

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker University women’s basketball team is headed to the round of 16 after a first-round win in the NAIA National Championships in Billings, Montana. After a close game through the first three quarters, a strong fourth-quarter performance propelled the Wildcats to a 72-56 win over Mobile. The...

Women’s basketball takes conference championship

Women’s basketball takes conference championship

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker women’s basketball team captured the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament championship for the first time Monday by defeating Benedictine College 64-51 in the Collins Center. This marks the 16th-straight victory for the Wildcats, as they will head into the NAIA National Championship...

Women’s basketball heads to Heart tournament finals

Women’s basketball heads to Heart tournament finals

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer
March 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker women’s basketball team is moving onto the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament finals after taking down MidAmerica Nazarene University 63-56 Friday. Sydnie Hanson led the Wildcats in scoring for the second consecutive game with 15 points. As a team, the Pioneers were held...

Baker women advance to Heart semifinals

Baker women advance to Heart semifinals

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor
March 1, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker women's basketball team has advanced to the Heart semifinals after defeating the Grand View Vikings 84-52 inside the Collins Center on March 1. The Wildcats faced Grand View for the second time in a row after defeating the Vikings to end the regular season 77-59 on Feb. 25. Junior Sydnie...

Women’s basketball earns conference title

Women’s basketball earns conference title

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Even though the Baker women’s basketball team finished as the NAIA national runner-up in 2016, junior Sydnie Hanson and the Wildcats felt like they came away empty-handed. “Last year we accomplished a lot but didn’t get any banners, since we didn’t win conference or nationals,” she said. As...

No. 8 women’s basketball defeats Peru State

No. 8 women’s basketball defeats Peru State

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The No. 8 Baker women’s basketball team stretched its winning streak to 11 games on Saturday, with all five starters finishing in double digits in a 97-77 victory over Peru State College. The Wildcats led 46-33 at halftime, but the Bobcats had a hot third quarter, outscoring Baker 26-18 to pull...

Women’s basketball wins 10th-straight Heart game

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The No. 8 Baker women’s basketball team won its 10th-straight conference game Wednesday night. The visiting Wildcats defeated MidAmerica Nazarene, 72-60, moving to 23-4 overall and 21-2 in conference play. Senior Kelsey Larson led the ‘Cats with 15 points, followed by sophomore Jessie Zweifel...

Women’s basketball remains first in conference standings

Women’s basketball remains first in conference standings

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker women’s basketball team is now riding a seven-game winning streak after defeating Culver-Stockton College 73-47 on Thursday and Mount Mercy University 79-60 on Saturday. Kelsey Larson did not have her typical scoring game on Thursday with just nine points, but led the Wildcats with five...

Women win fourth straight basketball game

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker women’s basketball team remained atop the Heart of America Athletic Conference with a 71-67 win over William Penn University Saturday. The win puts the Wildcats at 17-4 overall. Kelsey Larson led with 19 points off the bench, and Mackenzie Cook led the starters with 15. Jessica Zweifel...

Women’s basketball team bounces back in big win against Clarke

Women’s basketball team bounces back in big win against Clarke

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor
January 21, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Senior Kelsey Larson led the Wildcats to a 103-63 win against Clarke University inside the Collins Center on Saturday. Larson led the Wildcats with 30 points and set a school record by making eight three-pointers in a single game for the ‘Cats. After a close 80-75 loss to Central Methodist University...

Women’s basketball first in Heart after home wins

Women’s basketball first in Heart after home wins

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor
January 13, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Wildcat wins against both MidAmerica Nazarene and Graceland University at home place Baker at the top of the Heart of America Athletic Conference standings with an overall record of 13-3 and 11-1 in the Heart. The No. 14 Baker women’s basketball team made a school-record 18 three-pointers in its...

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