The Baker Orange

No. 13 women fall in Heart semifinal rematch

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

After winning their Heart of America Athletic Conference opener at Clarke, the No. 13 Baker women dropped their first game of the season at No. 15 Central Methodist. The Wildcats lost 69-66 and fell to 3-1 overall. Baker held on for its 74-70 win at Clarke as the Wildcats were on the road for the...

Women’s soccer falls in conference semifinals

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker University women’s soccer team fell in the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament semifinals to MidAmerica Nazarene Tuesday night. Although the Wildcats are out of the tournament, they still have the opportunity to receive an at-large bid to the NAIA National Championship in Orange...

Women’s soccer team takes unbeaten streak into playoffs

Women’s soccer team takes unbeaten streak into playoffs

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The stage is set for the Baker women’s soccer team, which is on a 10-game unbeaten streak, to begin its postseason run in the 2016 Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament. After completing the season 13-3-2 overall and 9-1-2 in the conference, the Wildcats finished second overall in the...

Senior night for women’s soccer ends with a 2-0 victory

Senior night for women’s soccer ends with a 2-0 victory

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The No. 12 ranked Baker women’s soccer team gave recognition to its seven seniors while picking up a 2-0 win over Missouri Valley Wednesday evening at Liston Stadium. “The whole day was consumed of sentimental feelings about being old," senior Katie Hibbeler said. "We were just very honored and...

Women’s soccer improves to 7-1-1 in conference

Women’s soccer improves to 7-1-1 in conference

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker women’s soccer team put on an offensive display Sunday at Liston Stadium, where the Wildcats defeated Mount Mercy 7-0. The Wildcats improve to 7-1-1 in the Heart and 11-3-1 overall. Baker had six different goal scorers against Mount Mercy. The Wildcats began their scoring campaign early...

Women’s soccer leads Heart conference

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The No. 18 Baker women’s soccer team is now in first place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after beating William Penn University 2-1 Saturday. The Wildcats are 4-1 in Heart play, 8-3 overall. “It feels great leading the conference five games in,” senior Jessica Hillebert said. “We...

Women’s soccer beats MNU 3-2 on Rivalry Night

Women’s soccer beats MNU 3-2 on Rivalry Night

Story by Bailey

September 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Baker University’s women’s soccer team made a statement on Tuesday night during Rivalry Night against MidAmerica Nazarene at Liston Stadium. It was a statement that had the Wildcats up 3-0 at halftime against the Pioneers. Baker went on to beat MNU 3-2 at the final whistle, defeating MNU...

Women’s soccer bounces back with conference win

Story by Chad Mullen, Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

After losing to No. 9 Benedictine 3-0 on Wednesday, the No. 16 Baker women’s soccer team wanted to show the homecoming crowd to expect an added motivation from the Wildcats for the rest of the season. “Since we had just lost to Benedectine, we were motivated to show who we really are as a team,”...

Women’s soccer falls to Benedictine 3-0

Women’s soccer falls to Benedictine 3-0

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The No. 16 ranked Baker women’s soccer team fell to the No. 9 ranked Benedictine 3-0 in Atchinson on Wednesday. The Wildcats weren’t able to answer after the Ravens scored all three goals in the first half. An early goal in the sixth minute by Benedictine’s Tori Sanders set the tone for the...

Women’s soccer team earns first Heart win

Story by Nathalia Barr, Managing Editor

September 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team opened conference play on Sunday with a 3-0 road win over Clarke University, one of the newest members of the Heart. This brings the ‘Cats to 5-2 overall and 1-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Baker dominated the entire game, taking 19 shots and keeping Clarke...

Women’s soccer team ready to start conference play

Women’s soccer team ready to start conference play

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker women’s soccer team has hit its stride heading into conference play in the upcoming weekend. The Wildcats shut out Ottawa 3-0, displayed a dominant offense in a 5-1 win over Park, and secured a 3-2 road win against Mid-America Christian. Baker began its winning streak with a shutout victory...

Women’s soccer shuts out Ottawa

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker University women’s soccer team is now 2-2-0 on the season after a 3-0 shutout win against the Ottawa Braves on Wednesday night. The Wildcats stayed aggressive despite a continuously physical game. Baker had six shots on goal compared to Ottawa’s three in the first half and continued...