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At the beginning of March, it was announced the Nil Nielsen would be taking over as the head volleyball coach. Nielsen was previously the volunteer assistant coach at Kansas University

Volleyball team welcomes new head coach

Story by Emiliano Navarro, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

On Wednesday, March 2, Athletic Director Nate Houser announced the hiring of Nils Nielsen as the next head volleyball coach at Baker University.  Growing up in Fallbrook, Calif., Nielsen attended Fallbrook...

Senior Kelsey Simmons goes all in to earn the Wildcats another point.

Wildcat Volleyball defeated by MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers

Story by Cierra Bryant, Photographer October 27, 2021

Baker University's women's volleyball team fell short against MidAmerica Nazarene in three sets with the scores being 25-13, 25-16 and a nail-biter at the end of the third set giving a score of 25-23. Junior...

Baker University Volleyball looks to get back on track for Oct. 9 match.

Baker Volleyball continues to battle the 2020 season

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer October 5, 2020

Baker volleyball suffered a tough couple of losses in their last competitions. Both matches started out with the Baker Wildcats winning the first set, but the Wildcats struggled as the match continued....

Sophomore Taylor Kile contributed with seven kills for the Wildcats against the Crusaders to open the season.

Volleyball falls in season opener

Story by Makenzie Musgrove , Sports Editor September 17, 2020

The Baker University Women’s Volleyball team opened their season in Springfield, Mo. at Evangel University against the Crusaders. The undefeated Crusaders were too much to handle for the Wildcats...

(Left) Freshman Savannah Nott and sophomore Claire Chapman attempt to block the kill by a Ravens player. The Wildcats drop the series 0-3 to Benedictine.

Ravens top Wildcats on dig pink night

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor October 24, 2019

The Baker University Wildcats fell to the Benedictine College Ravens in three sets during Dig Pink Night on Tuesday evening in Collins Center. The Ravens opened up the first set with a 9-4 lead and...

Juniors Taylor Bell (left) and Jillian Hardeman attempt to block a hit by a Central Methodist player. Hardeman deflects the ball enough for the point to count for Central Methodist.

Volleyball splits over weekend

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor October 14, 2019

The Baker University volleyball team had a busy weekend as the Wildcats traveled to Lamoni, Iowa to take on the Graceland University Yellowjackets on Friday. On Saturday the Wildcats traveled to Peru State...

Baker celebrates a block by senior Makaila Garcia. The Cats record 11 block against William Penn University in a 3-0 sweep.

Volleyball update

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor September 28, 2019

The Wildcat’s Volleyball team is approximately halfway through their season and their current overall record stands at 9-14 and 3-4 in Heart of America Conference play. The Wildcats opened conference...

Junior Sophie Heldenbrand digs a serve from a University of St. Mary player in set one. Baker goes on to win the first two sets then finish day one of the Baker invitational with a fifth set win.

Volleyball Baker Invitational

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor September 9, 2019

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