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Men’s soccer advances to the national tournament’s second round

The Wildcats win their first two games to move to the round of 16 and travel to Irvine, Cal to play on Dec. 3 against no. 2 Columbia College. Alumni are in support for the Wildcats fifth trip in the past seven seasons.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

November 24, 2019

The Baker University men’s soccer team used their home field advantage to advance to the Sweet Sixteen in Irvine, Calif. The Wildcats were selected to be a host site in the opening round of the NAIA Mens Soccer Playoffs hosting Eastern Oregon University and Tennessee Wesleyan. The Wildcats to...

Men’s Soccer vs. Benedictine College

The Wildcats prepare for the second half with a  lead of 6-0. A total of 11 different players scored with Senior Jordan Lake the only player to score two goals.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

The no. 16 ranked Baker University men’s soccer team needed a strong performance against Benedictine College after two losses and a tie in conference play the past two weeks. The Wildcats did just that as they defeated the Ravens 6-1. Steeve Pounga got the scoring going quick scoring for the Wildcats...

Men’s Soccer v. William Penn University

Sophomore Mohamet Cisse throws the ball in as head coach Nate Houser organizes the team. Baker drops its first conference game to William Penn University on Sept. 29 in Liston Stadium.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

The no. 9 ranked Wildcats received their first conference loss of the season to the William Penn University Statesmen after the contest was postponed from Saturday to Sunday due to weather. In the first half, both teams scored a goal to make the score 1-1 going into halftime. Jordan Alonge scored...

Men’s soccer vs. Clarke University

Freshman Kyle Pellen receives a ball out wide and takes one touch to serve it into the box. Pellen assisted two goals from the 12-0 win against Clarke University.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 22, 2019

Baker University’s no. 10 ranked men’s soccer team remains undefeated in Heart of America Conference play as they down the Clarke University Pride 12-0. The Wildcats dominated all facets of the game as the Wildcat’s backfield did not allow a single shot on goal by the Pride. The Wildcats s...

Baker Wildcats vs University of Jamestown

Baker players surround the goal keepers box on a corner kick. The 'Cats were able to slot one goal home in overtime with a total of 20 shots and eight on target against the University of Jamestown.

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 19, 2019

The men's team walks through the University of Jamestown with a final score 7-1. Sophomore Jordan Alonge nearly scoring a hat-trick with two goals and receiving Heart of America men's soccer Offensive player of the week. Junior Andrew Dowdy records first ever career goal for Baker in all competitions....

Men’s soccer vs Avila University

Sophomore Jordan Alonge rises to head a ball crossed in. Alonge scoring two goals against Avila University was a goal shy of a hat trick.

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 9, 2019

Jacobs leads men’s soccer into conference play

Freshman Lucas Jacobs celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal against the University of Northwestern Ohio. Jacobs would finish the game with the two goals in the Wildcats win.

Story by Jenna Black, Managing Editor

September 18, 2018

Not all freshmen athletes are lucky enough to start their collegiate careers with multiple game-winning goals, beating nationally ranked teams and Heart of America Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors but for freshman midfielder Lucas Jacobs this is a reality. The Breda, Netherlands...

Men’s soccer takes on University of Northwestern Ohio

Midfielders, Jordan Lake and Jordan Gomez-Nix discuss strategy after a water break in their matchup against No. 25 University of Northwestern Ohio.

Story by Alex Fortuna, Photo Editor

September 5, 2018

The Baker Wildcats finished the Labor Day Classic with a matchup on Monday against the University of Northwestern Ohio at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats would fight their way to a 2-0 victory over UNOH ending the weekend with a 2-0 record. This moves the team to solid 5-0 start to the 2018-2019 season.     ...

Men’s soccer ends season in Delray Beach

Men’s soccer ends season in Delray Beach

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

December 1, 2017

The Baker men’s soccer team’s season came to a close Monday after a 1-0 loss to Columbia College in Delray Beach, Florida. With the loss, the Wildcats end their season with a 16-5-1 record, while the Cougars improve to 19-2-2 and advance to the National Quarterfinals to take on Wayland Baptist (Te...

Men’s soccer ends tournament run in second round

Junior Austin Halsey races past Grace College defenders during the first round of the 2017 NAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament. The Wildcats travelled to Florida following their win.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 29, 2017

The Baker men’s soccer team’s season came to a close Monday after a 1-0 loss to Columbia College in Delray Beach, Florida. With the loss, the Wildcats end their season with a 16-5-1 record, while the Cougars improve to 19-2-2 and advance to the National Quarterfinals to take on Wayland Baptist...