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2014 Men’s Soccer Preview

2014 Men’s Soccer Preview

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

August 24, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

After a conference championship as part of a 15-6-2 season in 2013, the men’s soccer team is anticipating another title run. The Wildcats will be returning at least 11 regulars with championship experience. A rigorous schedule has been placed in front of this squad, including a rematch with Ashford,...

Sporting KC strengthens soccer’s popularity

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

April 11, 2014


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

Sporting Kansas City won the Major League Soccer Cup championship in 2013. Those of us who follow the team know how big of a deal this is for Kansas City, but many people haven't been along for the ride and don't understand how Sporting KC has become a brand name in the Kansas City area. As the 2014...

Men’s soccer falls in second round

Story by Lauren Bechard

December 2, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Although its season ultimately came to an end, the No. 13 Baker men’s soccer team kept things interesting in the second round of the NAIA national tournament in Montgomery, Ala.. Trailing 2-0 against No. 4 seeded Ashford University well into the second half of the match on Monday, the ‘Cats were...

Wildcats advance in NAIA playoffs

Wildcats advance in NAIA playoffs

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

November 26, 2013


Filed under Football, Men's Soccer, Sports

Football 1 p.m. | Nov. 30 | Baldwin City The No. 4 Baker University football team advanced to the quarterfinals of the NAIA playoffs Saturday after defeating Sterling College 10-7 on a last-minute field goal. With the win, the Wildcats improved to 11-1 on the season and will look to add one ...

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...