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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...

Soccer teams find success on the road

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

September 22, 2014


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

The Baker University soccer teams continue to build on their accomplishments early in the season. Men's soccer wins third straight After going 0-1-4 to start the season, the men's soccer team has been on a tear lately as it has picked up three straight wins and maintained a top-10 ranking in the n...

Women’s soccer splits weekend games

Women’s soccer splits weekend games

September 15, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team continues to play well. Following an early season weekend on the West Coast, where the team was shut out twice, the Wildcats have scored 14 goals, posted three shutouts and taken 100 shots. Those 100 shots coming after a game at Concordia-Irvine in which the team only took one...

Women’s soccer loses both games in California

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

September 2, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Baker University women’s soccer team hopped on a plane Aug. 28 and headed for the West Coast, where the Wildcats lost two games against nationally ranked teams in the Golden State Athletic Conference. The Wildcats began the weekend with a 2-0 loss to Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California,...

Senior gives ‘Cats first win of season

Senior gives ‘Cats first win of season

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

August 24, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

After conceding a goal in the 78th minute of Saturday’s game against Ashford University, the story for the women’s soccer team seemed similar to their 2013 season. They would make one mistake late in the game and give up a goal to lose or tie. That explained their 7-5-7 record. However, this mistake...

2014 Women’s Soccer Preview

2014 Women’s Soccer Preview

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

August 24, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Last year did not provide the dream season that the women’s soccer team was expecting. The Wildcats finished with a 7-5-7 record and 3-2-2 in the HAAC and missed out on the national tournament for the first time since 2009. Their defense was simply fantastic as they gave up only 18 goals in 19 games....

Sporting KC strengthens soccer’s popularity

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

April 11, 2014


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

Sporting Kansas City won the Major League Soccer Cup championship in 2013. Those of us who follow the team know how big of a deal this is for Kansas City, but many people haven't been along for the ride and don't understand how Sporting KC has become a brand name in the Kansas City area. As the 2014...

Phillips named head women’s soccer coach

Story by Lauren Bechard

March 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

When junior soccer player Shelby Schiraldi saw Baker University Director of Athletics Theresa Yetmar walk into her team meeting, she knew something serious was up. Davy Phillips What she didn’t know, however, is that the head coach she played for the past three years wouldn’t be on the sidelines...