School record field goal leads ‘Cats to Homecoming win

School record field goal leads Cats to Homecoming win

When kicker Derek Doerfler booted a school record 62-yard, game winning field goal with 44 seconds left on the clock, he was also making his fifth field goal of the day.

In fact, Doerfler was responsible for all 15 of Baker University's points in its Homecoming Week win over William Jewell College this afternoon. Doerfler, who set a school record earlier this year,<a href="http://media.www.thebakerorange.com/media/storage/paper1028/news/2007/09/14/Sports/Wildcats.Clobber.Culver.In.Home.Opener-2968203.shtml">set a school record earlier this year,</a> was originally signed as a soccer player, but an injury to his non-dominant foot ended his soccer career early. was originally signed as a soccer player, but an injury to his non-dominant foot ended his soccer career early. Read about Doerfler's journey from soccer to football.<a href="http://media.www.thebakerorange.com/media/storage/paper1028/news/2007/09/14/Sports/Former.Soccer.Star.Fights.Injury.Becomes.Weapon.On.Football.Field-2968206.shtml">Read about Doerfler's journey from soccer to football.</a> set a school record earlier this year, was originally signed as a soccer player, but an injury to his non-dominant foot ended his soccer career early. Read about Doerfler’s journey from soccer to football.

Check back tomorrow for more analysis on the game and a slideshow of photos.

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