The Baker Orange

‘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...

Softball opens season with 2-3 record

Story by Jenna Stanbrough

February 19, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker University softball team opened its season at the Cowtown Classic on Friday and Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas, coming out of the weekend with a 2-3 record. Due to the winter weather, the team had just one outdoor practice before the tournament, and interim head coach Jamie Stanclift said...

Wildcat softball players eager for ’09

Wildcat softball players eager for ’09

Story by Chris Smith

June 2, 2013


Filed under Softball, Sports

As Chelsi Taylor candidly points out, there's only one option for the Baker softball team this year. One direction to go: up. If fall ball was any indication, Taylor and the rest of the Wildcats won't disappoint in the spring as an undefeated autumn all but erased the memories of a dismal campaign last y...

Softball team breaks losing streak, defeats MidAmerica 9-3

April 4, 2008


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Baker softball team continued to face adversity fighting through a 14-game losing streak and coming within one or two runs from victory in eight of those contests. Then, after losing another close contest on Wednesday, this time 2-0 to MidAmerica Nazarene University, in the first game of a doubleheader,...