Baker sports roundup
FOOTBALL Defensive back Matt Tripplett, junior from St. Louis, returned an interception 30 yards for his third touchdown of the season during Baker University's 46-9 season-ending loss to Benedictine College on Saturday in Liston Stadium.
Linebacker Mickey Ramsey, senior from Garden City, had a game-high 14 tackles, including nine solo stops and a sack. He finished the season with 142 tackles, breaking his own school record of 132. Defensive back Cordell Horn, sophomore from Kansas City, Mo., had 10 tackles.
VOLLEYBALL Baker played Missouri Baptist College Tuesday at 4 p.m. in St. Louis in the first round of the Region V tournament. The Wildcats fell to Benedictine College 3-0 last Tuesday in Atchison in the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament semi-finals.
MENS SOCCER Columbia College ended the Wildcats' season with a 1-0 defeat in the Region V championship on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. Baker advanced to the championship with a 2-0 defeat of Heart of America Athletic Conference champion Lindenwood University Thursday in St. Charles, Mo.
MENS BASKETBALL Baker fell 74-54 to Ottawa University in its home-opener last Tuesday. Freshman Josh Flett reached and junior Lee Driver led Baker with 10 points apiece and also grabbed four rebounds each. Sophomore Ryan Tenbrink led Baker with six
rebounds. The Cats are now 1-1 and will play St. Mary College Tuesday in the Collins Center.
WOMENS BASKETBALL Junior Gayla Brown hit a game-winning shot and also had 16 points and 10 rebounds in her Collins Center debut last Tuesday in a 68-66 win over Hannibal-LaGrange College. The Cats are now 2-0 and will play Sterling College on Monday at Sterling College.