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Softball prepares for conference tournament

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Softball, Sports

Finishing 12-31 overall in the regular season and 7-11 in conference play, the Baker University softball team was busy at work the past two weeks, splitting a doubleheader against Missouri Valley College April 21 and then being swept by Kansas Wesleyan on April 25. Two days later, the Wildcats made up...

Softball splits with Avila

Softball splits with Avila

Story by Antonio, Writer
April 17, 2015
Filed under Softball, Sports

Hosting Avila on April 14 at Cavaness Field, the Baker Wildcats dropped the first game 2-0 to the Eagles but redeemed themselves in game two with a walk-off 3-2 victory in the 10th inning. In the second game, the Wildcats had a 2-0 lead in the top of the sixth inning, but the Eagles struck back with...

Softball starts 5-5 in HAAC

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer
April 9, 2015
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker softball team is now 5-5 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after splitting a series with the MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers on April 4 and being swept at home by Evangel on Tuesday. The previous week, the Wildcats swept Peru State and were swept by Benedictine. The Wildcats split...

Softball loses six games in Dallas

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
February 24, 2015
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wildcats took to the road over the weekend, traveling to Mansfield, Texas, for the Lubbock Christian Tournament. This weekend proved to be a task for the Wildcats as they played six games in two days and finished with an 0-6 record. The Wildcats are now 1-9 on the season. The Wildcats started...

Softball loses three on opening weekend

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer
February 17, 2015
Filed under Softball, Sports

The softball team opened its season at the Oklahoma Baptist Valentine Festival on Friday and Saturday in Shawnee, Oklahoma, ending the weekend with a 1-3 record. The team ended day one with an 0-2 record after falling to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma 8-0, then losing again to St....

Softball ends season in HAAC tournament

Story by Jenna Stanbrough
May 7, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker University softball team ended its season Friday in the HAAC tournament with an overall season record of 22-24. The No. 4-ranked Wildcats began the HAAC tournament with a 5-3 win over No. 5 Benedictine College Thursday. On Friday, the team faced No. 1 Central Methodist, and the Eagles defeated...

‘Cats head to tournament with confidence

Story by Jenna Stanbrough
April 28, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports

Each day, BU softball head coach Jamie Stanclift expects her players to work harder and get better than the day before, but she also holds herself to those same standards. This may explain why, the players say the team has such solid chemistry and confidence as it heads into the conference tournament...

Wildcats split series on senior day

Story by Jenna Stanbrough
April 24, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker University softball team split its series with Benedictine College Wednesday on senior day. The Wildcats won game one 4-3, but the Ravens came back to shut out Baker 10-0 in game two. Senior Cami Williams hit a two-run home run right away in game one, giving Baker an early 2-0 lead. Freshman...

Softball falls to Central Methodist in doubleheader

Story by Jenna Stanbrough, Writer
April 14, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker University softball team lost both games of a doubleheader to No. 17 Central Methodist University on Saturday, 6-5 in game one and 10-6 in game two. The Wildcats now have a season record of 16-20 and are 6-6 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The 'Cats are ranked fifth in the HAAC...

Softball focuses on conference title

Softball focuses on conference title

Story by Jenna Stanbrough, Writer
April 2, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker University softball team has faced the last of its non-conference opponents and its sole focus is now on the Heart of America Athletic Conference, with a 15-15 overall record on the season. The ‘Cats faced Peru State College on Tuesday and after a 3-1 win in game one, they remained perfect...

Softball team sets championship expectations

Softball team sets championship expectations

March 25, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports

With the core of its conference schedule quickly approaching, the Baker University softball team is focusing on its goals of winning a Heart of America Athletic Conference title and earning a bid to the NAIA national tournament. The Wildcats are 2-0 in HAAC play after sweeping Graceland University...

Softball splits home opener with William Woods

Softball splits home opener with William Woods

Story by Jenna Stanbrough
March 12, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports

After five games in five days, the Baker University softball team improved its record to 8-6 after a 2-1 record at the Friends University Invitational and a doubleheader split with William Woods University Tuesday. Although they were originally scheduled to play five games over the course of the two-day...