The Baker Orange

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

Story by Lauren Bechard

October 28, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...