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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...

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...