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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...

Soccer teams take on conference rival

Soccer teams take on conference rival

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

October 16, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker University women’s soccer team defeated the Mid-America Nazarene University Pioneers 1-0 on Tuesday at Liston Stadium. This victory puts the Wildcats at 8-5 on the year and 1-2 in the HAAC. “We came out ready to fight for the win,” senior midfielder Alexa Fryer said. “The fact that...

Soccer splits with Culver-Stockton

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

October 14, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker University men’s soccer team prevailed over Culver-Stockton College on Saturday with a 2-0 score to improve its record to 5-6-1 on the year and 1-1 in conference play. The Baker men scored their first goal in the 30th minute when junior defender Amer Didic put in a header off a corner...

Soccer teams fall in conference openers

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The men's and women's soccer teams were defeated by Benedictine College at the start of Heart of America Athletic Conference play on Saturday in Atchison. An early loss The women’s soccer team fell to Benedictine 3-0 on Saturday in Atchison. This loss breaks Baker's three-game win streak and d...

Men’s soccer wins fourth straight in extra time

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 26, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team won a thriller against Ottawa University in extra time, 4-3. Amer Didic scored his third game-winning goal of the season for the Wildcats as the team's record moved to 4-4-1 with its fourth consecutive win. Amir Didic (5) receives congratulations from his teammates after scoring...

Soccer teams find success on the road

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

September 22, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker University soccer teams continue to build on their accomplishments early in the season. Men's soccer wins third straight After going 0-1-4 to start the season, the men's soccer team has been on a tear lately as it has picked up three straight wins and maintained a top-10 ranking in the n...

Men’s soccer earns first win

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 15, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team won its first game of the season Saturday afternoon with a dramatic 3-2 win over the Hastings College Broncos at North Park. Junior center back Amer Didic recorded his first career hat trick. In the 11th minute, the Broncos’ junior goalkeeper Alex Guyer was given a red...

Men’s soccer falls twice at Lindsey Wilson Classic

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 2, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 8 ranked Baker University men’s soccer team traveled to Columbia, Kentucky, to take on ranked opponents in No. 3 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) and No. 22 Bethel (Tenn.) at the Lindsey Wilson Classic. The Wildcats walked away with losses on Saturday and Sunday. The Wildcats first took on Lindsey Wilson...

Men’s soccer has a rough first weekend

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

August 24, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The men’s soccer team’s 2014 campaign is off to a rocky start. The team exited the opening weekend with a 0-1-1 record after posting a draw with Missouri Baptist on Friday and losing to Ashford 3-0 on Saturday. Both games were at Liston Stadium. With 30 seconds left in Friday’s game, the season-opener...