Archive for Wednesday, December 5, 2001

Baker sports roundup

December 5, 2001

MENS BASKETBALL Baker University fell to MidAmerica Nazarene on Saturday in Olathe, 85-67. Brandon Scarborough, senior from Kansas City, Mo., had 10 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Wildcatats. Scarborough made four of his five field goal attempts and both free throw attempts. Aaron Schwerman, senior from Beloit, had 18 points. Scott Johnson, junior from Tulsa, had four assists and Lee Driver, junior from Williamsburg, had four steals.

The Wildcats fell to NCAA Div. II Washburn University on Monday in Topeka, 96-64. Brett Woolery, junior from Princeton, made three of five 3-point attempts en route to a team-high 14 points. Pedro Dos Santos, sophomore from Goiania, Brazil, and Schwerman added 12 points apiece.

VOLLEYBALL Baker had four athletes named NAIA All-American Scholar-Athlete. Jackie Sommer, senior from Bixby, Okla., was also named last year. Sommer, a business major, was named First-Team All-Heart of America Athletic Conference as an outside hitter. She

was second on the team in service aces, digs and passing rating and in the top five in kills, blocks and assists.

Also selected were physical education major Renee Sudduth, senior from Topeka. Sudduth received Honorable Mention All-Conference as a middle hitter and led the team in blocks. Business major Sarah Osterhaus, junior from Kansas City, Mo., was named

Honorable Mention All-Conference as an outside hitter and was in the team's top five in kills, assists, blocks, digs and passing rating. Biology major Tanja Baker, junior from Parker, Colo., was fifth in the

conference in aces per game.

WOMENS CROSS COUNTRY The Heart of America Athletic Conference champion Wildcats had three players named NAIA All-America n Scholar-Athlete. History major Jenny Schultz, junior from Sun City, Ariz., was All-Conference and All-Region V and qualified for the NAIA National Championships. Biology majors Kristi Anspaugh and Molly Humphries, juniors from Topeka, were named All-Conference.

MENS SOCCER Kelly Wolverton, junior from Wichita, was named NAIA Honorable Mention All-American. Wolverton started all 21 games for the Cats in 2001 and scored three goals against Lindenwood University when he was moved to midfielder. Wolverton was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference's Defensive

Player of the Year for the second straight season this year.

Four Wildcats were named to the All-Region V soccer teams on Nov. 27. Wolverton was named first-team defender. Blake Reynolds, junior from Bellevue, Wash., was named second-team midfielder. Reynolds also started all 21 games and scored two goals. Barry

Cummings, sophomore from Glasgow, Scotland, and Luke Parrott, freshman from Olathe, were named second-team forwards. Cummings had seven goals (second-highest on the team) and five assists for a team-high 19 points in his first season at Baker. Parrott had four goals and a team-high eight assists for 16 points, tied for

second on the team.

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