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Volleyball defeats Ottawa for fifth straight win

Volleyball defeats Ottawa for fifth straight win

Story by Hayley Morrical, Writer

September 15, 2014

The BU volleyball team defeated Ottawa University on Friday for the 18th consecutive time, 3-1. The victory came as the fifth-straight win for the Wildcats, who now stand at 9-6 overall on the season. Sophomore setter Hannah Bettge said her team was lagging when it came out for the first set, which...

Volleyball sweeps Baker Invitational

Story by Hayley Morrical, Writer

September 8, 2014

After its home opening tournament, the BU volleyball team tacked four more wins onto its record. The successful weekend in Collins Center brought the team’s overall record to 8-4. Hannah Bettge sets for Danielle French during the Baker Invitational. The Wildcats won all four of their matches Sept....

Volleyball team splits at Bellevue

Story by Hayley Morrical, Writer

September 3, 2014

After a weekend at the Bellevue University Invitational in Nebraska, the Baker University volleyball team moved to an overall record of 4-4. The Wildcats split the four-match tournament, which started off on Friday with a 3-1 win against the host team, Bellevue, 25-11, 25-16, 19-25, 25-22. Sophomore...

2014 Volleyball Preview

2014 Volleyball Preview

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

August 24, 2014

2013 was a great season for Baker volleyball and head coach Kathy Allen. The Wildcats finished with an overall record of 23-9 and a conference record of 7-2 with their losses coming at Evangel and against MidAmerica Nazarene at home, where Baker led 2-0 and ended up losing the final three sets in dramatic...

Volleyball team falls to MNU in tournament final

Volleyball team falls to MNU in tournament final

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

November 17, 2013

After MidAmerica Nazarene University cut the Wildcats’ season short for the last two years, the Baker University volleyball team hoped to change the trend during the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament final on Saturday. During the opening set of the championship match, Baker seemed...

Volleyball secures spot in tournament final

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

November 14, 2013

The Baker University volleyball team advanced to the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament final after defeating No. 2 seed Evangel University in five sets on Wednesday. Evangel upset the Wildcats with a 3-0 sweep on senior night during the regular season, motivating BU as it prepared for...

Volleyball team sweeps Bobcats in tournament opener

Volleyball team sweeps Bobcats in tournament opener

Story by Jessica Lane

November 11, 2013

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

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

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

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

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 7, 2013

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...