The men’s basketball team had its two-game winning streak snapped with a 75-64 loss to the 5-11 McPherson Bulldogs Jan. 3 at the Collins Center. After two games of nearly flawless offensive basketball, the Wildcats struggled to score in the paint or on the perimeter and their record dropped to 7-6 on the season.
The men’s basketball team won its second consecutive game on Monday, Dec. 15, with an 88-76 win against Haskell Indian Nations University. The Wildcats improved to 7-5 on the season after shooting 52 percent in field goals on the night.
The Baker University men’s basketball team opened conference play with two close losses, putting the Wildcats into an immediate 0-2 hole in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and 5-5 on the season.
After losing its first regular season conference game in to MidAmerica Nazarene University on Dec. 4, the No. 10 women’s basketball team bounced back and defeated the No. 25 Central Methodist University Eagles 55-43 on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Collins Center.
The women’s basketball team stayed on top of its game to score a new season high against the Grace University Royals in its 87-38 win Nov. 25 in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Baker University’s men’s cross country team finished its season taking 31st place in the NAIA national meet.
The Baker University men’s basketball team is set for its first weekend of conference play against the rival MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers on Dec. 4 and at home against the Central Methodist University Eagles on Dec. 6.
Everyone knows the starters on the athletic teams, but according to Jamie Stanclift, head softball coach and assistant volleyball coach, being a non-starter, or “role-player,” is one of the most difficult things to do in athletics.
The magical run for the Baker Wildcats men’s soccer team came to an end Nov. 22 with a 4-1 loss at the University of Rio Grande in the first round of the NAIA national tournament. The top-seeded Red Storm dominated the Heart of America Athletic Conference champions as its attack and defense proved to be too strong for Baker.
The Baker wrestling squad proved itself three times in one week. After beginning the season ranked number 16 nationally, the team fell against big name programs, such as the University of Oklahoma, but is now pinning down both individual and team wins.