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Women’s soccer takes first two

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

August 31, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker women’s soccer team outscored Midland University 2-1 in its second game of the season Aug. 29 Saturday in Fremont, Nebraska. The Wildcats improved to 2-0-0 on the season. The Wildcats saw their first goal from junior Madison Armoneit in the 74th minute of the match. They were able to use...

2015 women’s soccer preview

2015 women’s soccer preview

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

August 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team suffered an early exit in the opening round of the conference tournament in 2014 after finishing tied for second in the regular season. The Wildcats won 11 games in the season and only lost five times, with three of those losses coming to teams that played in the national tournament....

Sosa battles through condition

Sosa battles through condition

Story by Chad Mullens, Writer

November 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Bailey Sosa has had to overcome an uncommon condition in her time as a Wildcat. The senior soccer player suffers from a condition called venous malformations, which cause visible blue clusters of veins on her back and can lead to severe consequences when coupled with contact sports. “They’re essentially...

Women’s soccer ends season at home

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

November 10, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The third-seeded Baker University women’s soccer team fell in the first round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament to the sixth-seeded Culver-Stockton Wildcats on Friday. Both teams remained scoreless through 110 minutes of play, but Culver-Stockton prevailed in penalty kicks 4-1. The...

Women’s soccer shuts out Central Methodist

Women’s soccer shuts out Central Methodist

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

November 3, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team won its final regular-season game of the season, 4-0, over Central Methodist on Nov. 1 at Liston Stadium. The Baker shutout came on senior night as the team improved its record to 11-5-1 overall and 4-2-1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The scoring happened...

Women’s soccer earns third-straight win

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

October 27, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team won Friday afternoon at Avila University, 1-0. The team’s win streak now sits at three games in a row for the third time this season. All-American senior defender Shelby Schiraldi scored the team’s lone goal in the eleventh minute of the game. In the first 10 minutes,...

Women’s soccer earns second straight win

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

October 19, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker women's soccer team defeated the Graceland Yellow Jackets on Saturday in Lamoni, Iowa, 3-1 for the Wildcats' second straight win. The women came into the game off their first victory in conference play over rival MidAmerica Nazarene University and now sit at 9-5-0 overall and 2-2-0 in the...

Soccer teams take on conference rival

Soccer teams take on conference rival

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

October 16, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker University women’s soccer team defeated the Mid-America Nazarene University Pioneers 1-0 on Tuesday at Liston Stadium. This victory puts the Wildcats at 8-5 on the year and 1-2 in the HAAC. “We came out ready to fight for the win,” senior midfielder Alexa Fryer said. “The fact that...

Soccer splits with Culver-Stockton

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

October 14, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker University men’s soccer team prevailed over Culver-Stockton College on Saturday with a 2-0 score to improve its record to 5-6-1 on the year and 1-1 in conference play. The Baker men scored their first goal in the 30th minute when junior defender Amer Didic put in a header off a corner...

Soccer teams fall in conference openers

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The men's and women's soccer teams were defeated by Benedictine College at the start of Heart of America Athletic Conference play on Saturday in Atchison. An early loss The women’s soccer team fell to Benedictine 3-0 on Saturday in Atchison. This loss breaks Baker's three-game win streak and d...

Women’s soccer ends non-conference schedule

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team defeated the Bethany College Swedes 3-1 on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Liston Stadium. Its winning streak is now at three straight games, tying a season high. Sophomore Krista Hooper started the attack right out of the gates as she fired off two shots in the first five minutes....

Women’s soccer earns 2-0 win against Ottawa

Women’s soccer earns 2-0 win against Ottawa

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 26, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team defeated the Ottawa University Braves 2-0 Wednesday night to push its record to 6-3-0 for the season. Ottawa retained possession for the majority of the first half as the Braves racked up five corner kicks and three shots on senior goalkeeper Rachel Theobald in the opening...