Baker sports briefs
WOMENS SOCCER Baker remained undefeated in the Heart of America Athletic Conference with a 3-2 victory over Benedictine College on Wednesday in Atchison and a 3-1 victory over Culver-Stockton College on Saturday at home. Forward Meghan Braun, junior from Prairie Village, scored two goals before halftime in the Cats' victory over Benedictine. Forward Eugenia Rogers, freshman from Olathe, scored the winning goal.
CROSS COUNTRY Liesel Kirk, senior from Topeka, and Jenny Schultz, junior from Sun City, Ariz., finished first and second at Baker University's Wildcat Invitational on Friday at the Baldwin City Golf Course. Kirk finished in 19:10, while Schultz came across in 19:25. The Cats placed third out of nine teams.
Matt Hallauer, sophomore from Holton, moved up four spots on Baker University's list of all-time fastest 8-kilometer runners to fourth place. Hallauer ran a 27:08.77 to place 14th and medal. Cole Gladhart, sophomore from Baldwin City, broke the 28-minute barrier for the first time in his career with a time of 27:46.50 to place 24th.
MENS SOCCER After a disappointing 1-0 loss to Benedictine College at the end of double overtime on Wednesday in Atchison, Baker rebounded to shutout Culver-Stockton College 4-0 on Saturday at home. Baker is in third place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and will play William Woods University at 4 p.m. on Wednesday in Fulton, Mo.
VOLLEYBALL Baker swept two opponents this week to improve to 19-4. The Cats defeated William Jewell College 3-0 on Tuesday at home to improve to 4-2 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Baker is currently fourth place in the conference. The Wildcats fell to Midland Lutheran College 3-1 on Friday at the College of St. Mary Invitational in Leavenworth before rebounding to sweep Dana College 3-0. Middle hitter Betsy Lytle, freshman from Rossville, had a season-high 21 kills against Midland Lutheran.