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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...

Women’s soccer opens season with 1-2 record

Women’s soccer opens season with 1-2 record

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The No. 13 Baker women’s soccer team still looks to get back on track for the season after suffering a loss to No. 18 Hastings College on Friday at Liston Stadium in the NAIA Game of the Week. The Wildcats showed their aggressive offense early with a goal scored by Megan Johnson in the first minute...

2016 women’s soccer preview

2016 women’s soccer preview

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Overview Last year proved to be a successful season for the women’s soccer team ending with a trip to the NAIA tournament site in Orange Beach, Alabama, for the first time since 2012. The Wildcats finished with a 16-5-1 record and were 8-2 in the Heart. The team earned 10 shutouts and gave up only...

Women’s soccer loses tourney game in Orange Beach

Women’s soccer loses tourney game in Orange Beach

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The No. 11 women’s soccer team saw its season come to an end Tuesday night in the second round of the 2015 NAIA National Championship in Orange Beach, Alabama. No. 6 ranked Spring Arbor put up three first-half goals against the Wildcats and hung on for a 3-0 win. “The first 20 minutes got away...

Women’s soccer clinches spot at nationals

Women’s soccer clinches spot at nationals

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The No. 11 Baker University women’s soccer team is headed to the NAIA national tournament in Orange Beach, Alabama, after beating No. 20 Viterbo 1-0 in the opening round of the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship on Saturday at Liston Stadium. “Getting the win yesterday was so special....

Canadian Krista Hooper makes BU her second home

Canadian Krista Hooper makes BU her second home

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 20, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Most parents are able to travel to Baldwin City to see their daughters play at Liston Stadium for home soccer games. However, a couple of parents watch their daughter via a live web stream from the comfort of their home 1,600 miles away in the city of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada. Junior Krista Hooper,...