The sixth-seeded men’s soccer team defeated fourth-seeded Culver-Stockton College 3-1 Nov. 15 in Canton, Missouri, to claim its second consecutive Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament championship. The win gives the Wildcats an automatic bid into the national tournament.
The Baker University football season officially ended when the Wildcats finished the final NAIA poll outside the top 16. The Wildcats lost 27-24 to Missouri Valley College on Nov. 16, losing three out of their last four games after starting the season 7-0.
The Baker University football team went back to its winning ways Nov. 8, defeating the Central Methodist University Eagles 28-14 following two consecutive losses.
The seventh ranked Baker University football team suffered its second straight setback on Nov. 1, losing to the Culver-Stockton College Wildcats 38-24.
Missed opportunities and unfortunate injuries spelled doom for the Baker University football team at the Olathe District Activity Center Oct. 25, as the Wildcats suffered their first loss at the hands of the MidAmerica Nazarene University Pioneers.
Despite being ranked second in the county, the Baker University football team has faced some adversity due to the injuries of at least two key players. All-American sophomore wide receiver and kicker Clarence Clark and sophomore quarterback Nick Marra have been watching recent games from the sideline.
The Baker University football team recorded its largest margin of victory of the season, defeating the Avila University Eagles 45-3.
Judging by the way he looks, you wouldn’t expect Baker University head football coach Mike Grossner to be in the final stages of radiation and chemotherapy treatment for stage-four cancer. But despite the sickness, Grossner has taken his team to a perfect 6-0 record and to the highest ranking in his 11 years of coaching.
The No. 2 Baker University football team pulled off a 27-21 win over the Benedictine College Ravens at Arrowhead Stadium in the NAIA Gridiron Challenge.
The No. 2 Baker University football team will take on the No. 19 Benedictine Ravens in the first NAIA Gridiron Challenge at 7 p.m. Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Wildcats have won seven of their last eight games against the Ravens.
Overall record 8-3
Conference record 6-3
Sept. 6 - Away
at Ottawa W 20-12
Sept. 13 - Home
vs Sterling W 31-30
Sept. 20 - Away
at Evangel* W 24-14
Sept. 27 - Home
vs Graceland* W (41-0)
Oct. 4 - Away
at Peru State* W (24-10)
Oct. 11 - Home
vs Benedictine* W (27-21)
at Arrowhead Stadium
Oct. 18 - Away
at Avila* W (45-3)
Oct. 25 - Away
at MidAmerica Nazarene* L-OT (34-27)
Nov. 1 - Home
vs Culver-Stockton* L (38-24)
Nov. 8- Away
at Central Methodist* W (28-14)
Nov. 15 - Home
vs Missouri Valley* L (27-24)