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Volleyball team sweeps Bobcats in tournament opener

Volleyball team sweeps Bobcats in tournament opener

Story by Jessica Lane

November 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker University volleyball team advanced to the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament semifinals Saturday after sweeping Peru State College 25-16, 27-25 and 25-15. The Wildcats’ defense was on display during the opening round of the conference tournament as they posted eight team...

Pioneers outlast BU in five-set victory

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

October 16, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker University volleyball team had its eyes set on one thing Tuesday -- staying perfect in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The only problem: No. 6 MidAmerica Nazarene University had the same goal in mind. Prior to the match, both teams had 5-0 conference records, and the winner...

Wildcats fight off OU for fifth straight win

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

October 4, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Baker University volleyball team pushed its win streak to five games Thursday against Ottawa University at Wilson Field House in Ottawa. With the 25-19, 25-21 and 25-19 sweep, the Wildcats improved to 16-6 on the season. Sophomore Danielle French led BU’s offensive attack with 12 kills and...

Wildcats stay perfect in Collins Center

Wildcats stay perfect in Collins Center

Story by Jessica Lane

September 23, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It seems there is no slowing down the Baker University volleyball team in Collins Center. The Wildcats kept their perfect home record alive Saturday, sweeping Waldorf College 25-16, 25-7 and 25-18. BU's defense was on display as the team posted 38 digs and 13 blocks. The Cats' kept Waldorf in check,...

Wildcats sink Vikings’ undefeated season

Wildcats sink Vikings’ undefeated season

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

September 18, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Prior to Tuesday night, the Missouri Valley College volleyball team had not lost a game this season. That all changed when the Vikings left Collins Center. The Baker University volleyball team swept Missouri Valley 25-19, 25-21 and 25-22 on Tuesday, improving to 2-0 in the Heart of America Athletic...

Wildcats push win streak to seven

Wildcats push win streak to seven

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

September 8, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After starting its first two weeks on the road, the Baker University volleyball team returned to Collins Center in style Friday and Saturday. Baker Invitational Results Baker vs. John Brown - W 23-25, 24-26, 25-14, 25-16, 15-12 Baker vs. Friends - W 25-13, 25-18, 25-23 Baker vs. Benedic...

Volleyball wins three at Bellevue tournament

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

September 3, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After another weekend on the road, the Baker University volleyball team rides into Friday’s home opener on a three-game win streak. Baker opened the Bellevue University tournament with a 3-1 loss to the University of Jamestown on Friday but bounced back, sweeping its next three opponents. During...

Volleyball team splits opening tournament

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

August 26, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Heading into the Northwestern tournament, the Baker University volleyball team knew it would be challenged. During the four-match tournament, Baker faced three teams that either received votes or made the top 25 in the NAIA preseason poll. The Wildcats, who also earned votes in the coaches’ poll,...

Versatility will be key to BU’s volleyball success

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

August 22, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After finishing fourth in the Heart of America Athletic Conference in 2012, the Baker University volleyball team made strides during the offseason. The Wildcats are receiving votes in the NAIA preseason poll and are picked to finish second in conference play. Freshman Hannah Bettge sets the ball...