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No. 20 ‘Cats improve in conference play

No. 20 ‘Cats improve in conference play

Story by Baker Orange Staff

January 26, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Wildcats prepare for season opener

Wildcats prepare for season opener

Story by Megan Henry

October 23, 2013

Coming off a fourth-place conference finish last season, the Baker University women's basketball team was picked to finish in the same spot in the Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason poll. “My expectations for this season are high,” sophomore Jami Hodge said. “We only lost three girls...