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Women’s soccer v. Benedictine College

Junior Georgia Vernardakis jumps to contest a Ravens player for a header. Vernardakis records 1 shot on net in the win over the Ravens moving the Wildcats to 7-4-1.

Story by Justin Toumberlin and Makenzie Musgrove

October 14, 2019

The Baker University women’s soccer team knocked off No.11 ranked rival Benedictine College by a score of 1-0 at Liston Stadium. This was a big win for the Wildcats coming into the contest after a loss to MidAmerica Nazarene and a tie with Grandview University. The Baker Wildcats and the Ravens...

Women’s Soccer v. William Penn University

Junior and Captain Kara Knapp (left) runs to celebrate with Junior Victoria Aceves Powers (middle) and Junior Monique Diaz (right). Aceves Powers opens the scoring for Baker in the first half against William Penn University.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

The Wildcats Women’s Soccer team put together an impressive win against William Penn University to even their conference record at 2-2. The Wildcats defeated the Statesmen 4-1 on Sunday after the game was postponed from Saturday due to weather. Jenna Latimer led all scorers with two goals. Victoria...

Women’s soccer vs. Clarke University

Junior Georgia Vernardakis fights off a Clarke midfielder to keep possession. Vernardakis averages 2.5 shots a game.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 22, 2019

  Strong defense was the theme for both women’s soccer teams as the Baker Wildcats hosted Clarke University Pride. Throughout the first half the Wildcats outshot the Pride 3-2, but both teams remained scoreless going into halftime. The game remained scoreless until the 79th minute when...

Baker Wildcats vs University of Jamestown

Baker players surround the goal keepers box on a corner kick. The 'Cats were able to slot one goal home in overtime with a total of 20 shots and eight on target against the University of Jamestown.

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 19, 2019

The men's team walks through the University of Jamestown with a final score 7-1. Sophomore Jordan Alonge nearly scoring a hat-trick with two goals and receiving Heart of America men's soccer Offensive player of the week. Junior Andrew Dowdy records first ever career goal for Baker in all competitions....

Women’s soccer vs Avila University

Senior Jenna Lattimer fights for a ball near Avila University's box. Down 1-0 late in the second half, Lattimer pushes forward for a goal.

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 9, 2019

Women’s soccer wins with two last minute goals

Senior Sadie Harper kicks the ball down field for a free kick against the Wildcats game against Mount Mercy University. Baker goes on to win 2-1.

Story by Alex Fortuna, Photo Editor

October 25, 2018

The Women's soccer team were able to secure the win against Mount Mercy University on Oct. 2o at Liston stadium. The Wildcats trailed 1-0 late in the game, but goals by Maria Jose-Echeverry  and Jenna Lattimer in the last ten minutes of regulation was enough to get the Cats' sixth win this season....

Quarterfinal loss marks end of women’s soccer season

Quarterfinal loss marks end of women's soccer season

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

The Baker women’s soccer team’s season came to an end Saturday after falling to Benedictine 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament. Benedictine was the first to score in the Heart rival matchup. Benedictine senior midfielder Rosie McShane earned a penalty...

Women’s soccer defeats Clarke 2-0; advances to Quarterfinals

Junior Sierra McKinney

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017

The Baker women’s soccer team is headed to Atchison, Kansas, Saturday after a 2-0 victory Wednesday against Clarke, in the first round of the 2017 Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament. Baker controlled the majority of the game with 23 shots total and 16 shots on goal. Clarke totaled eight...

Women’s soccer falls to MNU 1-0

Women’s soccer falls to MNU 1-0

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017

The Baker Wildcats came up short against Heart of America Athletic Conference rival MNU on Tuesday, following an explosive senior night victory against Avila last Friday. The ‘Cats led the Pioneers in shots with eight in the first half and an additional six in the second. Senior Kady Dieringer...