The Baker Orange

Women’s soccer suffers third loss

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 9, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

What started as a hard-fought battle quickly dwindled into the No. 23 Baker University women’s soccer team’s third loss of the season. The Wildcats traveled to Lebanon, Ill., on Sunday to take on NCAA Division II McKendree University, where they fell 3-1. “We came out in the first half with...

Women’s soccer silenced in 1-0 shutout

Women’s soccer silenced in 1-0 shutout

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 3, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

A fight on the field forced both Baker University and Columbia College women's' soccer teams to play a man down the whole second half during Monday night’s match. The clash between senior Amber Pickering and Columbia’s Rylee Bruhn happened during the 44th minute, leading both players to be ejected...

Schiraldi pushes Wildcats past OCU

Story by Lauren Bechard

September 2, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

After just three games into the Baker University women’s soccer season, junior Shelby Schiraldi said “the standard has been set” for the team. The Wildcats stepped onto their home field on Saturday where they upset the No. 8 Oklahoma City University 1-0. “Aside from beating such a good...

Women’s soccer looks for return to national tournament

Story by Lauren Bechard

August 22, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

After just one week of practice, the Baker University women’s soccer team already has its sights set on one goal for 2013: making it to nationals – again. The Wildcats are returning from a 13-7-1 season, which landed them in the Sweet 16 round of the NAIA women’s soccer national tournament for...

Women’s soccer ranked No. 1 in HAAC

Women’s soccer ranked No. 1 in HAAC

Story by Larran Williams

June 2, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Shortly after the Baker football team dominated Graceland University, the women's soccer team kept the homecoming spirit alive at Liston Stadium, beating Missouri Valley College in a 1-0 shutout. Both teams went scoreless in the first half but an assist from midfielder Gina Schiraldi gave junior Mikayla...