Women's Basketball


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Women cruise by Evangel 89-53

The Baker women showed why they’re one of the best defensive teams in the Heart of America Athletic Conference in a 89-53 win over the Evangel Crusaders on Wednesday night in the Collins Center. The BU defense shut down every aspect of the Crusaders’ offensive game from the opening tip as the Wildcats cruised to their seventh win in eight games in conference play.

'Cats pick up Heart win over Missouri Valley

The Baker women's basketball team edged the Missouri Valley Vikings 69-60 Saturday in Marshall, Missouri. The 'Cats have now won six of their last seven games.

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Wallisch's triple-double leads Baker past Avila

After turning the ball over 25 times in their 65-54 loss to MidAmerica Nazarene on Saturday, the Wildcats responded with a 65-39 win over the Avila Eagles on Wednesday night in the Collins Center. Senior Macy Wallisch led the Wildcats with her first career triple-double, scoring 10 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and blocking 11 shots.

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Women crush No. 11 Benedictine 65-48

Playing their best game of the season, the Baker women knocked off the No. 11 Benedictine College Ravens 65-48 on Wednesday night in Baldwin City. The win pushed Baker to 14-4 overall and 8-3 through the first half of the Heart of America Athletic Conference basketball schedule.

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Women bounce back with home win

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The Baker women’s basketball team responded from back-to-back losses with a dominant 71-46 win over William Penn University Monday Night in the Collins Center. The Wildcats improved to 11-4 overall and 5-3 in conference play starting the toughest week of the season with three games in six days.

Women drop back-to-back Heart games

After moving up to No. 21 in the NAIA rankings, the women’s basketball team dropped both of its games this week. The women lost to Central Methodist 81-72 on Wednesday in Fayette, Missouri, and followed that up with a loss to Culver-Stockton on Saturday afternoon in Baldwin City.

Women's basketball enters break at 9-2 overall

After a 90-60 win over the Graceland Yellow Jackets Saturday in Lamoni, Iowa, the women’s basketball team finishes its first semester of basketball at 9-2 overall and 4-1 in conference play. The Wildcats, who are tied for the second in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, have 21 days in between games with their next action on Jan. 2.

Women's basketball starts conference play at 2-1

After a 5-0 start for the women’s basketball team, the Wildcats have dropped two of their last four, including a conference loss at home to MidAmerica Nazarene. But after a 77-69 road victory at Evangel on Wednesday night the No. 23 Wildcats are now 7-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play.

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Women's basketball suffers first loss

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On one of Baker athletics’ most historic days with three NAIA playoff home victories, the No. 23 women’s basketball team lost its first game of the season. The Wildcats fell 69-66 to the MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers on Saturday in the Collins Center and failed to snap a three-game losing streak to MNU.

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Five BU teams to host games on Saturday

Baker athletics will host five different sporting events on Saturday, including three NAIA playoff games at Liston Stadium. This is the busiest sports weekend for Baker since Athletic Director Theresa Yetmar took over in 2009.


2015-16 SCHEDULE

Overall record 18-5
Conference record 12-4

Nov. 6
vs Midland, W 85-77 OT
Baldwin City

Nov. 7
vs Grace, 2 p.m. W 85-31
Baldwin City

Nov. 13
at Ottawa, W 72-57
(Heart/KCAC Classic)

Nov. 14
vs St. Mary, W 59-37
(Heart/KCAC Classic)

Nov. 18
at Avila, W 66-46
Kansas City, Missouri

Nov. 21
vs MNU, L 69-66
Baldwin City

Nov. 24
at Haskell, W 58-51

Nov. 28
vs Columbia, L 66-55
Baldwin City

Dec. 2
at Evangel, W 77-69
Springfield, Missouri

Dec. 5
vs Missouri Valley, W 78-61
Baldwin City

Dec. 12
at Graceland, W 90-60
Lamoni, Iowa

Jan. 2
vs Southwestern, W 81-49
Baldwin City

Jan. 6
at Central Methodist, L 81-72
Fayette, Missouri

Jan. 9
vs Culver-Stockton*, L 65-57
Baldwin City

Jan. 11
vs William Penn, W 71-46
Baldwin City

Jan. 14
at Peru State, W 70-64
Peru, Nebraska

Jan. 16
at Grand View, W 80-61
Des Moines, Iowa

Jan. 20
vs Benedictine, W 65-48
Baldwin City

Jan. 23
at MNU, L 65-54

Jan. 27
vs Avila, W 65-39
Baldwin City

Jan. 30
at Missouri Valley, W 69-60
Marshall, Missouri

Feb. 3
vs Evangel, W 89-53
Baldwin City

Feb. 6
vs. Graceland, W 82-49
Baldwin City

Feb. 10
vs Central Methodist, 5:30 p.m.
Baldwin City

Feb. 13
at Culver-Stockton, 2 p.m.
Canton, Missouri

Feb. 17
at Benedictine, 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 20
vs Grand View, 2 p.m.
Baldwin City

Feb. 24
vs Peru State, 5:30 p.m.
Baldwin City

Feb. 27
at William Penn, 2 p.m.
Oskaloosa, Iowa.