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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...

Men’s soccer advances to semifinals

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer
November 10, 2014
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team defeated Graceland 2-1 in the HAAC Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Saturday Nov. 8, in Lamoni, Iowa. This win sends the ‘Cats to face their rival in Olathe, the Mid-America Nazarene Pioneers, at 1 p.m. on Wednesday for semifinals. Third-seeded Graceland...

Men’s soccer wins on senior night

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
November 3, 2014
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team defeated Central Methodist University, 4-1, Saturday night at home. Baker's record improves to 6-8-3 overall and 2-3-2 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. It was senior night at Liston Stadium for the team’s lone senior and captain Preston Phillips. Baker got...

Men’s soccer draws in overtime

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
October 27, 2014
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team was 29 seconds from losing back-to-back games until freshman Alec Feist scored the equalizer to force overtime last Friday afternoon at Avila. After 20 minutes of extra time, the game resulted in a draw, 1-1. The Wildcats trailed the entire second half after Avila’s senior...

Men’s soccer falls to Graceland

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor
October 19, 2014
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men's soccer team fell at Graceland University to the Yellowjackets on Saturday, 2-1. The men took on a Graceland team that sat at the bottom of the Heart of America at 2-10-1 coming into the game. The Yellowjackets had also yet to win in the conference. Graceland took the momentum immediately...