The Student News Site of Baker University

The Baker Orange

Men’s soccer gets No. 3 seed for postseason

Men’s soccer gets No. 3 seed for postseason

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker men’s soccer team heads into postseason play with a No. 3 seed in the 2016 Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament. After finishing the season 13-3-2 overall and going 9-1-2 in conference play, the Wildcats will now face the Grand View Vikings at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Liston Stadium. In...

Men’s soccer scores nine goals in two road games

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 15, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team has proven to be tough competition in the Heart of America Athletic Conference as well as an offensive powerhouse in its last two games away from home. Coach Nate Houser says it’s great to see guys start to score goals. “I think we’ve been able to take better advantage...

Double overtime ends in tie for men’s soccer team

Double overtime ends in tie for men’s soccer team

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 10 Baker men’s soccer team is now 7-2-2 on the season after tying with William Penn University on Saturday, 1-1. With a 3-0-2 Heart of America Athletic Conference record, the Wildcats are fourth in the conference standings, behind Grand View University, Central Methodist University and MidAmerica...

Men’s soccer shuts out MNU 3-0 on Rivalry Night

Men’s soccer shuts out MNU 3-0 on Rivalry Night

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 28, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Coming off a 1-1 tie against Culver-Stockton last weekend, the Baker men’s soccer team was looking for redemption against rival MidAmerica Nazarene Tuesday night at Liston Stadium. After their previous game was cut short, the Wildcats were looking for a full 90 with a victory at the end. Junior Blake...

Men’s soccer wins 3-2 in double overtime

Men’s soccer wins 3-2 in double overtime

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

It was a long and thrilling night for the Baker men’s soccer in Atchison on Wednesday night. The Wildcats powered through 103 minutes to pull out a 3-2 victory against the Benedictine Ravens. The ‘Cats had to battle back after the Ravens' Levi Spray scored early in the 10th minute. Meanwhile,...

Pouna leads Wildcats to 4-0 win

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker men’s soccer team started its conference season in dominant fashion with a 4-0 win over Clarke University Sunday. The 5-2 Wildcats took a season-high 48 shots in the game, a number sophomore Steeve Pouna focused on as a point of success. “I think it is a product of practice, and in the...

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...