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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...

Soccer teams improve to 1-0 in HAAC play

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 30, 2013


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

The Baker University soccer teams are each 1-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after taking down Culver-Stockton College. The men's and women's teams traveled to Canton, Mo., to kick off their conference schedules on Saturday. On the men’s side of the action, their 4-0 victory over...

Men’s soccer wins fourth straight

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 25, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team picked up its fourth victory in a row after shutting out the Ottawa Braves 4-0. The Wildcats kept the win streak alive on Tuesday night as they traveled down the road to Ottawa to defeat the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference rival. Senior Ben Coyle made...

Men’s soccer continues win streak

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 23, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

After defeating No. 21 Kansas Wesleyan University, the Baker men’s soccer team is on a three-game win streak. Fans crowded into Liston Stadium on Saturday to watch the Wildcats take down KWU 2-1. Baker was able to get on the scoreboard first when sophomore Amer Didic sent home a free kick from...

Men’s soccer boosts record to 4-3-1

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 19, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

After a week off from competition, the Baker University men’s soccer team returned to the field Wednesday, finding success with a 2-0 victory over the McPherson College Bulldogs The road win improved the Wildcats’ overall record to 4-3-1 on the season, while McPherson fell to 2-4. Before the...

Men’s soccer knocks off Park 2-1

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 12, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team took down Park University 2-1 on the Pirates’ home field Wednesday. Senior goalkeeper Matt Bickley had a total of four saves during the game to pick up his third victory in the goal this season. He is proud of how hard his team battled against Park throughout...

‘Cats upset No. 6 Concordia University Irvine

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 9, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team made its way to Lebanon, Ill., on Sunday, where it fell to NCAA Division II McKendree University 2-0. The loss came just two days after the Wildcats celebrated their first home win of the season against No. 6 Concordia University Irvine. Baker upset the...

Men’s soccer ends game in 1-1 tie

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 3, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Baker University men’s soccer team showed up at Liston Stadium on Monday evening looking for its first home win of the season. Two overtimes and 110 minutes of play later, the Wildcats ended in a 1-1 tie with No. 12 Columbia College. “We believe we can compete with any team in the country,”...

Men’s soccer opens season at 1-1

Story by Lauren Bechard

August 26, 2013


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

After its opening weekend, the Baker University men’s soccer team is 1-1 with a victory over No. 14 Ashford University and a loss to AIB College of Business. The Wildcats began their season on the road in Clinton, Iowa, where they defeated Ashford on Sunday with a 2-1 overtime win. With less...