Women's Basketball


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Women fall to MNU in NAIA finals

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The Baker women lost to MidAmerica Nazarene 49-35 in the NAIA National Championship game on Tuesday night in Independence, Missouri. The Wildcats finish their best season in program history at 28-9, and the seniors finish with 94 wins in their four years.

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Women dominate Benedictine in Fab Four

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The Baker University women are into Tuesday night's NAIA national championship game after beating conference rival Benedictine 50-34 in the Fab Four. Senior Ericka Simpson’s career-high 24 points pushed the Wildcats to a dominating win Monday night at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Missouri.

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Women clinch spot in Fab Four

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The No. 22 Baker women beat the No. 13 Lewis-Clark State Warriors 71-52 in the NAIA quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon in Independence, Missouri, and clinched a trip to the Fab Four for the first time in school history. The Wildcats will take on their conference rival Benedictine at 6 p.m. on Monday night.

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Women advance to national quarterfinals

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The No. 22 Baker Wildcats claimed a 70-56 win over No. 5 Shawnee State in the second round of the NAIA national championships on Friday afternoon in Independence, Missouri. The Wildcats play at 4 p.m. Saturday for a chance to go to the Final Four.

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Hot shooting leads BU women to first-round win

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The No. 22 Baker women opened up the NAIA national tournament with an 80-71 upset win over the No. 12 Columbia College Cougars Wednesday night. Senior Jami Hodge’s career-high 30 points and the team’s hot 3-point shooting pushed the Wildcats into Friday's second round.

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Macy Wallisch has always focused on defense

Not many opposing post players can shoot over Macy Wallisch or bust through her to get to the basket. She recently won her third straight Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Year award.

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Women will face Columbia College in NAIA tourney

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The No. 22 Baker women received an at-large bid to the NAIA National Championships next week at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Missouri. This is the team’s third consecutive trip to the NAIA tournament.

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No. 24 women fall to No. 9 MNU in Heart final

The No. 24 Baker women lost 53-41 to the No. 9 MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers in the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament championship game Tuesday night in Olathe.

Women move on to Heart finals with upset win at CMU

The Baker women's basketball team upset the top-seeded Central Methodist Eagles 64-59 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament semifinals in Fayette, Missouri, on Saturday. The Wildcats are on their way to their second Heart tournament final in the last three seasons.

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Women open Heart tourney with blowout win

The No. 24 Baker women beat Culver-Stockton 64-37 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals Thursday night in the Collins Center. The win pushes Baker into the conference semifinals at Central Methodist on Saturday.


2015-16 SCHEDULE

Overall record 28-9
Conference record 16-6

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, L 68-63
Baldwin City

Feb. 13
at Culver-Stockton, W 61-43
Canton, Missouri

Feb. 17
at Benedictine, L 51-48

Feb. 20
vs Grand View, W 77-53
Baldwin City

Feb. 24
vs Peru State, W 85-43
Baldwin City

Feb. 27
at William Penn, W 78-61
Oskaloosa, Iowa.

March 3
Heart Conference Quarterfinals
vs No. 5 Culver-Stockton, W 64-37
Baldwin City

March 5
Heart Conference Semifinals
vs No. 1 Central Methodist, W 64-59
Fayette, Missouri

March 8
Heart Conference Finals
vs No. 2 MidAmerica Nazarene, L 53-41

March 16
NAIA National Championships Opening Round
vs No. 3 Columbia College, W 80-71
Independence, Missouri

March 18
NAIA National Championships Second Round
vs No. 2 Shawnee State, W 70-56
Independence, Missouri

March 19
NAIA National Championships Quarterfinals
vs Lewis-Clark State, W 71-52
Independence, Missouri

March 21
NAIA National Championships Semifinals
vs Benedictine, W 50-34
Independence, Missouri

March 22
NAIA National Championship Game
vs MidAmerica Nazarene, L 49-35
Independence, Missouri