Archive for Wednesday, December 11, 2002

Baker sports round up

December 11, 2002

Baker men drop games

to MidAmerica, Jewell

Special to the Signal

The Baker University men lost to MidAmerica Nazarene 57-48 on Thursday and then fell to William Jewell College 81-61 Saturday.

Leading the way for Baker against MidAmerica was junior forward Pedro Dos Santos, from Brazil, with 17 points and seven rebounds. Ivica Simac, a junior from Croatia, also added eight rebounds.

Saturday's loss to William Jewell College dropped the Wildcat's record to 8-7 overall and 1-2 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play. The leading scorers for the Wildcats were Brandon

McDonnell, a junior from Topeka, with 12 points, and Pedro Dos Santos with 11 points. Dos Santos also had two blocks.

Baker's next action will be in Europe on the European basketball tour. The tour lasts from Dec. 26 until Jan. 5.

Baker women fall

to MidAmerica, 78-62

Special to the Signal

The Baker University women took on MidAmerica Nazarene Thursday in Kansas City. Baker lost the game 78-62, dropping the Wildcat's record to 5-7 overall and 1-1 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play.

Leading the way for the Wildcats was Erin Robinson, a sophomore from Topeka, with 12 points and six rebounds. Gayla Brown, a senior from Grandview, Mo., added nine points.

Baker's next action will be Jan. 3 against Bethel College in Baldwin City.

Special to the Signal

Mens Soccer

Three Baker University mens soccer players were named to the NAIA All-American team this past week. Kelly Wolverton, a senior from Wichita, was named to the second team. Blake Reynolds, a senior from Bellevue, Wash., and senior Eric Taylor, from Wichita, were named honorable mention. Colin Baumchen, a junior from Wichita, was also named to the scholar-athlete team.

Mens Cross Country

Three Baker University cross country runners were named to the NAIA All-American Scholar-Athlete team. Cole Gladhart, a junior from Baldwin City, Michael Donnelly, a senior from Oklahoma City, Okla., and Matt Hallauer, a junior from Holton, were all named to the team.

Womens Cross Country

Baker University's womens cross country team was named to the NAIA Scholar-team list this year for a combined team GPA of 3.50. The team consists of Kristi Anspaugh, a junior from Topeka, Kerry Fitzgerald, a sophomore from Olathe, Molly Humphries, a senior from Topeka, Jenny Schultz, a senior from Sun City, Ariz., and

Morgan Ouimette, a senior from Grandview, Mo.

Jenny Schultz was also awarded NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.

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