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Men’s soccer records two weekend wins

Men’s soccer records two weekend wins

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Baker men’s soccer went 2-0 over the weekend at Liston Stadium, shutting out Goshen College 3-0 on Friday then shutting out Park University 2-0 on Saturday. Baker began the weekend run with an afternoon match against Goshen College from Indiana. Sophomore midfielder Steeve Pouna makes sure the...

Men’s soccer goes 1-1 in Ohio

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker men’s soccer team finished 1-1 on a trip to Ohio this week, defeating No. 5 Davenport 2-0 on Friday before losing to No. 18 Northwestern Ohio 1-0 on Sunday. After losing at home to No. 25 Hastings 2-1 on Aug. 30, the No. 10 Wildcats made a statement on Friday by posting their second shutout...

Men’s soccer falls 2-1 to Hastings

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

August 31, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University Wildcats fell to the Hastings College Broncos 2-1 on Tuesday night at Liston Stadium. The No. 10 ranked Wildcats are now 1-1-0 for the season while the Broncos are 2-0-0. Baker had six shots in the first half compared to Hastings’ four, but a goal from the Broncos' Marc Tautz...

Men’s soccer wins first game

Men’s soccer wins first game

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

August 29, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 10 Baker men’s soccer team started its season Saturday with a 4-0 shutout victory over Ottawa University. According to senior Cody Sliva, an opening win against the Braves could spell another breakout season for the Wildcats. “It’s a good game to gauge where we’re at, and we’ve played...

2016 men’s soccer preview

2016 men’s soccer preview

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Overview 2015 proved to be a dominating season for the Baker men’s soccer team, which finished 18-4-1 overall and captured the 2015 Heart championship with a record of 9-1. The Wildcats will be returning at least 10 regulars with championship experience. The squad will see some new opponents th...

Didic strives to go pro

Didic strives to go pro

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

February 24, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

On Dec. 1, Amer Didic stepped on the soccer field at Delray Beach, Florida, as team captain for the Baker University men’s soccer team. This would be the senior’s last collegiate game. The Wildcats lost 2-0 against Columbia, Missouri, sending Didic and his teammates on a solemn plane ride back home. For...

Men’s soccer season ends in national tournament

Men’s soccer season ends in national tournament

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

December 2, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

A first-round home win in the NAIA national tournament sent the third-seeded men's soccer team to Delray Beach, Florida, to face No. 14 Columbia, which entered the game with a record of 18-3-0. Columbia’s Zachary Felz put the Cougars up 1-0 over the ‘Cats going into halftime. Quickly into the...

Men’s soccer advances to second round

Men’s soccer advances to second round

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

November 22, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Men’s soccer wrapped up a three-win Saturday for Baker University athletic teams at Liston Stadium with a 2-0 victory over Wiley College in the opening round of the NAIA national tournament. Baker and Wiley remained scoreless after the first half of play. In the 55th minute of the game, senior Amer...

Didic is the ‘thermostat’ for men’s soccer

Didic is the ‘thermostat’ for men’s soccer

Story by Madison

November 17, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Under the lights, he steps on the field and cracks jokes with his teammates. He sprints around cones, jumps several times and then kicks the ball around with his teammates. Just before the start of the game, he takes his last sip of Red Bull, and that’s when senior Amer Didic knows he is ready to play. “Amer...

Men’s soccer falls in tourney final

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

November 13, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

In a battle of two of the top five teams in the NAIA, No. 5 Missouri Valley knocked off No. 3 Baker 2-1 in double overtime Friday night to win the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament championship at Liston Stadium. The Vikings will receive an automatic bid to the NAIA tournament and Baker...

Men’s soccer set for conference finals

Men’s soccer set for conference finals

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team fought hard for a 2-1 victory over the visiting Grand View Vikings Tuesday night in the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament semifinals. A late Baker goal propelled the Wildcats into the Heart title game for the third straight season. The No. 3 Wildcats came into...

‘Cats capture Heart title in men’s soccer

‘Cats capture Heart title in men’s soccer

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men will host throughout the Heart tournament. They open up the postseason with William Penn at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, at Liston Stadium The No. 7 men’s soccer team secured first place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and ended the regular season with a 4-0 win over William Penn...