Wildcat Volleyball defeated by MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers

Baker University’s women’s volleyball team fell short against MidAmerica Nazarene in three sets with the scores being 25-13, 25-16 and a nail-biter at the end of the third set giving a score of 25-23.

Junior Taylor Kile and Senior Kelsey Simmons carried the team offensively with a total of 22 kills of 37 kills. Freshman Grace Wood played her part in having 32 assists and Senior Jordyn Hasbrouck added 11 digs.

The Wildcats began to fall short early in the first set when MNU took their lead to 13-4 and went on to win the first set 25-13 and take a 1-0 lead. An early lead in the second set by the Wildcats ended shortly after when the Pioneers were able to take the lead 8-2. MidAmerica went on to win the second set 25-16.

Baker came back in the third set from a 16-13 deficit with three consecutive kills by Kelsey Simmons to give the Wildcats the lead of 17-16. Points went back and forth with the Wildcats still fighting but fell short at the end of set three with the final score of 25-23.

Baker Volleyball now sits at 8-20 on the season. They will be back at Collins Center on Friday, Oct. 29 to play against Culver-Stockton for Senior Night at 7 p.m.