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Men’s soccer advances to the national tournament’s second round

The Wildcats win their first two games to move to the round of 16 and travel to Irvine, Cal to play on Dec. 3 against no. 2 Columbia College. Alumni are in support for the Wildcats fifth trip in the past seven seasons.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

November 24, 2019

The Baker University men’s soccer team used their home field advantage to advance to the Sweet Sixteen in Irvine, Calif. The Wildcats were selected to be a host site in the opening round of the NAIA Mens Soccer Playoffs hosting Eastern Oregon University and Tennessee Wesleyan. The Wildcats to...

Women’s soccer v. Benedictine College

Junior Georgia Vernardakis jumps to contest a Ravens player for a header. Vernardakis records 1 shot on net in the win over the Ravens moving the Wildcats to 7-4-1.

Story by Justin Toumberlin and Makenzie Musgrove

October 14, 2019

The Baker University women’s soccer team knocked off No.11 ranked rival Benedictine College by a score of 1-0 at Liston Stadium. This was a big win for the Wildcats coming into the contest after a loss to MidAmerica Nazarene and a tie with Grandview University. The Baker Wildcats and the Ravens...

Women’s Soccer v. William Penn University

Junior and Captain Kara Knapp (left) runs to celebrate with Junior Victoria Aceves Powers (middle) and Junior Monique Diaz (right). Aceves Powers opens the scoring for Baker in the first half against William Penn University.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

The Wildcats Women’s Soccer team put together an impressive win against William Penn University to even their conference record at 2-2. The Wildcats defeated the Statesmen 4-1 on Sunday after the game was postponed from Saturday due to weather. Jenna Latimer led all scorers with two goals. Victoria...

Men’s soccer vs. Clarke University

Freshman Kyle Pellen receives a ball out wide and takes one touch to serve it into the box. Pellen assisted two goals from the 12-0 win against Clarke University.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 22, 2019

Baker University’s no. 10 ranked men’s soccer team remains undefeated in Heart of America Conference play as they down the Clarke University Pride 12-0. The Wildcats dominated all facets of the game as the Wildcat’s backfield did not allow a single shot on goal by the Pride. The Wildcats s...

Women’s soccer vs. Clarke University

Junior Georgia Vernardakis fights off a Clarke midfielder to keep possession. Vernardakis averages 2.5 shots a game.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 22, 2019

  Strong defense was the theme for both women’s soccer teams as the Baker Wildcats hosted Clarke University Pride. Throughout the first half the Wildcats outshot the Pride 3-2, but both teams remained scoreless going into halftime. The game remained scoreless until the 79th minute when...

Baker Wildcats vs University of Jamestown

Baker players surround the goal keepers box on a corner kick. The 'Cats were able to slot one goal home in overtime with a total of 20 shots and eight on target against the University of Jamestown.

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

September 19, 2019

The men's team walks through the University of Jamestown with a final score 7-1. Sophomore Jordan Alonge nearly scoring a hat-trick with two goals and receiving Heart of America men's soccer Offensive player of the week. Junior Andrew Dowdy records first ever career goal for Baker in all competitions....

Women’s soccer wins with two last minute goals

Senior Sadie Harper kicks the ball down field for a free kick against the Wildcats game against Mount Mercy University. Baker goes on to win 2-1.

Story by Alex Fortuna, Photo Editor

October 25, 2018

The Women's soccer team were able to secure the win against Mount Mercy University on Oct. 2o at Liston stadium. The Wildcats trailed 1-0 late in the game, but goals by Maria Jose-Echeverry  and Jenna Lattimer in the last ten minutes of regulation was enough to get the Cats' sixth win this season....

Women’s soccer earns first win

Senior Megan Johnson defends the ball from Clarke University's defender, Jenny Wicks.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017

The women’s soccer team opened up conference play against Clarke University at Liston Stadium on Saturday, defeating the Crusaders 2-1. Baker showed offensive aggression early, scoring in the second minute of the game. Freshman Victoria Aceves-Power scored for the Wildcats, earning her first collegiate...

Women’s soccer begins new season

Junior midfielder Allyson Hertig fights for the ball against University of Science and Arts Aug. 26. The Wildcats lost the season opener 1-2.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

August 30, 2017

The Baker women’s soccer team began its season Saturday against the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma with not only new players on the bench, but also a new head coach. New women’s head soccer coach Mark Sheldon opened up his college coaching career with a loss in overtime to USAO at...

Women’s soccer starts conference season 3-0

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

September 29, 2015

The No. 18 ranked women’s soccer team beat Culver-Stockton, 4-0 on Saturday afternoon. This marks the third-straight match that the Wildcats have shut out a Heart of America Athletic Conference opponent. “Not having conceded any goals in the last three games is a great feeling,” junior Taylor...