The Baker women's soccer punched its ticket to the national tournament in Orange Beach, Alabama, after a 1-0 overtime win against Our Lady of the Lake Saturday night at Liston Stadium.
The Baker men's soccer season came to a close after a 2-0 loss to Midland in an NAIA opening-round match at Liston Stadium on Saturday night.
For the third time in the last four seasons, the Baker Wildcats have won their opening round game of the NAIA FCS Playoffs and will now advance into the quarterfinals. No. 2 Baker beat No. 13 Sterling College 44-21 on Saturday at Liston Stadium.
The Baker University men’s basketball team is off to an 0-2 start in Heart of America Athletic Conference play after losing to Central Methodist 79-72 on Wednesday night in Fayette, Missouri. The Wildcats have now lost six straight games to CMU and three straight in Fayette.
After winning their Heart of America Athletic Conference opener at Clarke, the No. 13 Baker women dropped their first game of the season at No. 15 Central Methodist. The Wildcats lost 69-66 and fell to 3-1 overall.
In the second meet of the season, the No. 15 Baker wrestling team had five Wildcats place in the Maryville Kaufman/Brand Open.
Ruth Sarna—better known as “Nurse Ruth” around Baker University—served as the campus nurse for 25 years until her retirement in 2013. She remains Baker football's biggest fan, attending every game.
The No. 2 Baker Wildcats are perfect through their first 11 games of the season and are the first team in program history to start a season 11-0. The Wildcats will now play in the NAIA FCS Playoffs for the fourth time in the last five years after capturing the Heart of America Athletic Conference South Division title. The Wildcats host Sterling College on Nov. 19 at Liston Stadium.
Coming to Baker University came as a bit of a shock to Baker's three Australian basketball players. They have had to adjust to the fast-paced, aggressive style of play in the United States. Each Australian now has a specific role on Baker’s team, and this season coaches and fans can tell they have adjusted accordingly.
The Baker University wrestling team hosted the Dan Harris Open on Sunday. The 'Cats earned several top finishes in their first meet of the season.