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Womens basketball opens up season at KCAC Classic

Womens basketball opens up season at KCAC Classic

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

The Baker University Wildcats women’s basketball teams opened up their season on the road in the KCAC Classic hosted at University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, Kan. The Wildcats played two games in the tournament. On Fri. Nov. 1 the Wildcats took on the host team, University of St. Mary Spires and...

Wildcats open Heart play with win

Senior Ericka Simpson gathers the team together one last time after a tough 49-35 loss to rival MNU in the NAIA title game on March 22, 2016, at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Missouri. Following the women’s basketball team’s success all the way to the championship game was a fun ride, and it was unfortunate to see them fall one game short. However, when everyone rushed the court after the semifinals win against Benedictine to go to the title game, it was certainly a top Baker sports moment.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

December 1, 2017

The Baker women’s basketball team opened up Heart of America Athletic Conference play with a 68-61 win over Avila Wednesday night inside the Collins Center. The game got off to a slow start with the score tied at 2-2 after three minutes of play.  After trading the lead back and forth, the Wildcats trailed the Eag...

Women’s basketball goes 1-1 over weekend

Junior Anna Hignight passes the ball to teammate Carrington Ream in the Wildcats matchup against Kansas Christian College.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017

The No. 10 Baker Wildcats played two games at the Benedictine Classic over the weekend, posting a 1-1 record. The ‘Cats earned a 78-63 victory over Park University on Friday, before losing to No. 24 Lindenwood-Belleville University 90-89, on Saturday. In the team’s first game on the road, the...

‘Cats break school record with 108 points

Hannah Madsen prepares to be on defense against Kansas Christian College.

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

November 12, 2017

The Baker women’s basketball team broke its record for most points scored in a game Tuesday after defeating Kansas Christian College 108-26 in the Collins Center. The victory was the largest margin of victory in coach Ben Lister’s era. The Wildcats led the Falcons for the entirety of the game...