Baker sports roundup
VOLLEYBALL (26-9, 5-3) The Baker University Wildcats won two matches and lost two at the William Woods Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Fulton, Mo.
Baker had back-to-back sweeps against Hannibal-LaGrange (30-20, 31-29 and 30-28) and William Woods (31-29, 30-19, 30-21) in its first two matches. Missouri Baptist defeated the Cats 30-19, 30-28 and 30-24 in the third game. Baker closed the weekend with a 3-1 defeat to Hastings University, 30-28, 30-18, 24-30, 30-20.
Baker will play its final home game against Missouri Valley College on Tuesday in the Collins Center. Four seniors will be honored: Renee
Sudduth, middle hitter from Harveyville; Jackie Sommer, outside hitter from Topeka; Emilee Hoffner, setter from Ault, Colo.; and Kenda Williams, middle hitter from Aurora, Mo.
CROSS COUNTRY Baker had the weekend off in preparation for the Heart of America Athletic Conference championships on Saturday in Olathe. The Cats boasted both the womens individual champion, senior Liesel Kirk of Topeka, and the womens team champion at last year's conference meet.
FOOTBALL (4-4, 4-3) MidAmerica Nazarene University, undefeated and ranked eighth nationally in the NAIA, defeated Baker 45-7 on Saturday in Olathe at Pioneer Stadium. Quarterback John Chisholm, freshman from Broken Arrow, Okla., had a touchdown pass to wide receiver Todd Hitchcock, senior from Larned.
Cornerback Matt Tripplett, junior from St. Louis, Mo., and defensive
end William Harris, senior from Kansas City, Mo., each had interceptions. Defensive tackle Mark Miller, junior from Hannibal, Mo.,
and linebacker Mickey Ramsey, senior from Garden City, led the Cats
with eight tackles apiece.