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Wildcats advance to HAAC championship

Wildcats advance to HAAC championship

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

March 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

For the third-straight game, junior Krystie Ehm led the Baker University women’s basketball team at a time when the rest of the Wildcats struggled offensively. The guard posted a game-high 19 points in Collins Center Saturday, helping the Wildcats earn a 69-60 victory over Missouri Valley College...

Women’s basketball claims conference title outright

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

March 1, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Despite posting a season-high 32 turnovers, the No. 13 Baker University women’s basketball team claimed the Heart of America Athletic Conference championship outright with a 62-50 victory over Missouri Valley College on Saturday in Marshall, Mo. The Wildcats secured at least a share of the conference...

Wildcats secure share of HAAC title

Wildcats secure share of HAAC title

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

February 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It had been more than three decades since the Baker University women’s basketball team claimed a Heart of America Athletic Conference championship. That drought came to an end Thursday, though, when the 13th-ranked Wildcats recorded an 85-63 victory over Peru State College in Collins Center. The...

BU defense silences Crusaders in 63-32 victory

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

February 23, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The No. 13 Baker University women’s basketball team won its 13th-straight contest Saturday with a 63-32 victory over Evangel University in Springfield, Mo. After the Wildcats survived a two-point home-victory over Evangel earlier this season, Baker may have expected another 40-minute fight. BU made...

Women’s basketball snags 46-point victory

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

February 20, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

While it only took 15 seconds for senior BriAnna Garza to knock down her first 3-pointer of the game Thursday, nearly eight minutes passed before the Avila University women’s basketball team put two points on the board. The No. 13 Wildcats took advantage of Avila’s lowest offensive output of the...

Women’s basketball grabs 20th win

Women’s basketball grabs 20th win

Story by Sara Bell, Editor

February 17, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The No. 14 Baker University women’s basketball team extended its Heart of Athletic Conference win streak to 13 games with wins against Benedictine College and Culver-Stockton College. The Wildcats opened the week with a 61-41 victory over Benedictine on Thursday in Collins Center. The Ravens, who...

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...