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BU guards lead women’s basketball team

BU guards lead women’s basketball team

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
February 9, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The No. 18 Baker University women’s basketball team continued its 11-game Heart of America Athletic Conference win streak Saturday, knocking off Graceland University 91-80 in Collins Center. Although head coach Ben Lister was pleased with the Wildcats’ offensive effort, he was disappointed in...

Wildcats sit atop HAAC standings

Wildcats sit atop HAAC standings

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
February 6, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

When the No. 20 Baker University women’s basketball team upset the NAIA’s fourth-ranked team on Jan. 30, the Wildcats knew they had accomplished something special. Not only did the 84-72 victory over MidAmerica Nazarene University push the team’s win streak to seven games, but it also ended...

No. 20 women’s basketball upsets No. 4 MNU

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
January 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The No. 20 Baker University women’s basketball team ended a 10-year losing streak to No. 4 MidAmerica Nazarene University on Thursday, upsetting the Pioneers 84-72 in Olathe. MNU entered the game at 17-1 on the season and led the Heart of America Athletic Conference with a 9-0 record in league play....

No. 20 ‘Cats improve in conference play

No. 20 ‘Cats improve in conference play

Story by Baker Orange Staff
January 26, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In eight of its nine Heart of America Athletic Conference games, the No. 20 Baker University women’s basketball team has outscored its opponents in the second half.<br/> Baker continued its second-half dominance against Missouri Valley College on Saturday in Collins Center, powering...

Women’s basketball continues win streak

Women’s basketball continues win streak

Story by Baker Orange staff
January 20, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The No. 21 Baker University women’s basketball team continued its four-game win streak against Evangel University on Saturday in Collins Center. Senior BriAnna Garza made the first of two free throws with :02 seconds remaining to seal the 78-76 victory over the Crusaders. Garza, who averages more...

Wallisch leads Wildcats past Avila

Story by Baker Orange Staff
January 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Fresh off its first national ranking in school history, the No. 21 Baker University women’s basketball team earned a 60-44 victory over Avila University on Thursday in Kansas City, Mo. The Eagles stayed close to BU in the first half, only trailing by five at halftime. However, BU went on a 17-5...

Wildcats post 29-point victory over C-SC

Wildcats post 29-point victory over C-SC

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
January 12, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker University women’s basketball team improved to 4-1 in conference play after outscoring Culver-Stockton College 41-22 in the second half on Saturday in Collins Center. Ten points were all that separated BU and C-SC at halftime, but the second-half-run led BU to a 76-47 victory. Sophomore...

Women’s basketball clips No. 14 Benedictine

Story by Baker Orange Staff
January 9, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker University women’s basketball team improved to 10-5 on the season after upsetting No. 14 Benedictine College 69-56 on Thursday in Atchison. Junior Kyrstie Ehm made three 3-pointers, leading the Wildcats with 20 points. Seniors Shea Shoemaker and BriAnna Garza joined Ehm in double figure...

Women’s basketball goes 1-1 in Tabor tournament

Story by Sara Bell, Editor
January 5, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

After opening the Tabor College Post Holiday Classic with a 15-point victory over Sterling College on Friday, the Baker University women’s basketball team fell to host school Tabor College, 79-76, Saturday. A 26-point effort from senior guard BriAnna Garza led the Wildcats to a 80-65 victory over...

Women’s basketball drops conference opener

Story by Megan Henry
December 5, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Baker University women’s basketball team lost its Heart of America Athletic Conference opener to MidAmerica Nazarene University on Tuesday. The 74-68 loss dropped the Wildcats’ overall record to 6-4. “I think the game against MidAmerica was a really good test to see where we are as a team,”...

Women’s basketball improves to 4-1

Women’s basketball improves to 4-1

Story by Megan
November 19, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, Women's Basketball

Junior Kyrstie Ehm led the Baker University women’s basketball team with a season-high 23 points against the University of Saint Mary in the HAAC/KCAC Challenge on Saturday. The team pulled off an 83-67 win against the Spires, pushing its record to 4-1 on the season. Ehm, sophomore Jami Hodge an...

Women’s basketball team wins season openers

Women’s basketball team wins season openers

Story by Megan Henry
November 5, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team pulled off two close wins in the Baker Classic on Friday and Saturday. The first game against Tabor College ended 96-90 in overtime, and the second game against Southwestern College finished 74-72. Senior BriAnna Garza was named the first Heart of America Athletic Conference...