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Men’s soccer advances to Sweet 16

Story by Lauren Bechard
November 24, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

With three seconds left on the clock in the first overtime, senior Ben Coyle ripped a shot sending Baker men’s soccer fans out of their seats in hopes that it would be the game-winning goal against Midland University. The ball smacked off a goal post, though, sending the ‘Cats into double overtime...

Wildcats shut out MNU for conference title

Story by Lauren Bechard
November 16, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team defeated MidAmerica Nazarene University to take home the 2013 Heart of America Athletic Conference title. On Friday afternoon, BU fans packed the stands at Pioneer Field in Olathe to cheer on the ‘Cats to a 1-0 victory over MNU. The championship triumph...

Griffin’s overtime goal leads ‘Cats to tournament final

Story by Lauren Bechard
November 13, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team is headed to the Heart of America Athletic Conference championship after taking down Benedictine College, 2-1. Related Story Wildcats advance in conference tournament The Wildcats traveled to Atchison on Tuesday for the semifinal game, which ended in overti...

Wildcats advance in conference tournament

Story by Lauren Bechard
November 9, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team will advance to the second round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament after taking down the Avila Eagles. The 3-2 victory over AU came in front of the Wildcats’ home crowd at Liston Stadium on Friday. Senior Richard Klein said the game...

Soccer teams prepare for playoffs

Story by Lauren Bechard
November 8, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker University soccer teams will compete in the first round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament this weekend. The men’s squad will enter the playoffs as the No. 3 seed and the women are ranked fifth in their bracket. Men’s soccer Senior Andy Griffin has one word for...

Men’s soccer seals three-way tie in HAAC play

Story by Lauren Bechard
October 28, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

At the end of its regular season, the No. 16 Baker University men's soccer team tied for first place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. A 5-1-1 HAAC record allowed the Wildcats to finish in a three-way tie with MidAmerica Nazarene University and Benedictine College. However, as a result...

Men’s soccer team heads to HAAC play

Men’s soccer team heads to HAAC play

Story by Shawn Deegan
October 28, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

It is hard to be perfect, but the Baker University men’s soccer team is continuing to move toward that mark. The Wildcats moved their record to 9-0 after their 4-2 win Tuesday over Oklahoma Wesleyan University. The ’Cats put the game away early, netting three goals in the first half. The defense...

Men’s soccer improves to 3-3-1 in HAAC play

Story by Lauren Bechard
October 21, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 14 Baker University men's soccer team is in a three-way tie for second place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after defeating Avila University. The 2-1 win over the Eagles on Saturday at Liston Stadium improved the Wildcats' record to 9-5-2 overall and 3-1-1 in HAAC play. The...

Hastings wins battle of top 15 teams

Story by Lauren Bechard
October 17, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

A slow start would serve as the downfall for the No. 14 men’s soccer team in its 1-0 loss to No. 10 Hastings on Wednesday. “We had possession of the ball for a majority of the game,”senior captain Cameron Zimmerman said. “We battled really hard, and other than that one moment when they happened...

Ravens trouble BU soccer teams

Story by Lauren Bechard
October 14, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

After falling to Heart of America Athletic Conference opponent Benedictine College three separate times last season, the No. 23 Baker University women's soccer team set out for redemption this time around. The Wildcats were unable to reclaim their territory, however, as they fell to the Ravens 2-0...

MNU ends men’s soccer winning streak

Story by Lauren Bechard
October 11, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The winning streak has come to an end for the No. 14 Baker University men’s soccer team. After 108 minutes of action, No. 19 MidAmerica Nazerene University took Baker down 2-1 in the second overtime of the game on Wednesday. Senior captain Andy Griffin says his team looked “sluggish” and...

Men’s soccer keeps win streak alive

Men’s soccer keeps win streak alive

Story by Lauren Bechard
October 7, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team remains undefeated in Heart of America Athletic Conference play after a 2-0 shutout over Graceland University Saturday. The Wildcats have won six games in a row to improve their record to 8-3-1 overall and 2-0 in the HAAC. “I think (the win streak) has...