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Men’s soccer loses first conference match

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 4 men’s soccer team saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end Saturday in the NAIA Game of the Week against No. 7 ranked Missouri Valley College. This loss drops the Wildcats to 13-2-1 overall and 7-1-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Baker couldn’t generate offense...

Men’s soccer stays perfect in conference play

Men’s soccer stays perfect in conference play

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

October 20, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 4 Wildcats defeated Heart of America Athletic Conference opponents Avila 1-0 and Graceland 2-0, bringing their overall record to 13-1-1 and their Heart record a perfect 7-0. Baker controlled possession for the majority of the Graceland game, allowing Graceland only one shot on goal. Heart...

No. 5 men’s soccer wins OT thriller

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Senior Amer Didic and the men’s soccer team celebrated in style after a 1-0 double overtime conference win over Benedictine College Wednesday at Liston Stadium. This puts the team at 10-1-1 and 4-0-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. In the 107th minute, Benedictine had a handball in...

Men’s soccer cruises past Culver-Stockton

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team posted a 7-3 victory on Saturday at Culver-Stockton College. This was the first time these two teams have met since the 2014 Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament Championship. The No. 10 ranked Wildcats moved to 9-1-1 overall and 3-0 in the Heart of America Athletic...

Men’s soccer dominates Evangel 12-0

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team won its third consecutive game by defeating Evangel 12-0 Wednesday night at Liston Stadium behind hat tricks from sophomore Blake Levine and freshman Joe Houlihan. This was the first time the men played with their new No. 10 national ranking in the first regular-season NAIA Coaches’...

Men’s soccer suffers winless week

Men’s soccer suffers winless week

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 12, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team proved to be human this past week with a 1-1 draw on Wednesday night at Park and its first loss Friday night at home to Doane College 1-0. The men won their first five games of the season and the first four without conceding a goal. On Wednesday night, Baker got off to a strong...

Men’s soccer remains undefeated at 5-0

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

September 7, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men's soccer team extended its winning streak to five games after a 2-0 win over Goshen and a 3-2 victory in overtime over Holy Cross on Saturday. The team played both games in Goshen, Indiana. The Wildcats began their scoring on Saturday in the 32nd minute against Goshen with a goal from junior...

Men’s soccer opens season with three victories

Men’s soccer opens season with three victories

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

August 30, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

A double overtime win against Midland University on Saturday in Fremont, Nebraska marked the Wildcats’ third straight shutout win to start the 2015 season. This is the first time since 2011 that the team has started the season with three shutout victories. At the end of regulation, the game remained...

2015 men’s soccer preview

2015 men’s soccer preview

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

August 27, 2015


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Overview The Wildcats are the two-time reigning Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament champions. Winning the tournament last season gave the team an automatic bid into the 2014 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship tournament. The Wildcats had a lot to overcome in the Heart Conference...

Men’s soccer falls in opening round

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

November 24, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The magical run for the Baker men’s soccer team came to an end Saturday with a 4-1 loss at the University of Rio Grande in the first round of the NAIA national tournament. The top-seeded Red Storm dominated the Heart of America Athletic Conference champions as its attack and defense proved to be too...

BU wins HAAC tournament, advances to nationals

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

November 17, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

After coming out on top of the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament, the men's soccer team earned an automatic bid into the 2014 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship tournament. The Wildcats will take on the No. 1 ranked University of Rio Grande in the opening round. The six...

Men’s soccer advances to championship

Men’s soccer advances to championship

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

November 12, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The sixth-seeded men’s soccer team came out victorious in the semifinal round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament with a 2-1 win over the third-seeded MidAmerica Nazarene University Pioneers on Wednesday in Olathe. For the second straight season, the Wildcats knocked the Pioneers...