Archive for Wednesday, January 9, 2002

Baker women win, while men tumble

January 9, 2002

Baker University's basketball teams opened up the 2002 portion of the season at home Saturday by splitting a pair of games. The Baker women opened with a 60-47 win over Missouri Valley, while the men fell 79-69.

For the women, Gayla Brown led the way with 16 points and eight rebounds. Amber Zenger added six points and nine rebounds. The victory moved Baker's record to 9-8 overall and 2-3 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play.

Aaron Schwerman topped the men with 21 points and nine rebounds in the loss. Lee Driver added 12 points and Brandon Scarborough had 10. The loss dropped the Wildcat's record to 5-11 overall and 1-4 in HAAC play.

Both teams were in action Monday at Evangel and both teams lost. The men fell 95-70 and the women were defeated 71-59. No other information was available on the games.

Next action for both teams will be Thursday in the Collins Center against Culver-Stockton.

For the season, Schwerman leads the men in scoring, averaging 15.7 points per game. Brandon McDonnell is next at 9.8 points, followed by Scarborough at 9.1 and Scott Johnson at 8.8. Schwerman is also the leading rebounder with 6.2 per game, followed by Scarborough at 5.1

For the women, Brown is the lone double-digit scorer, averaging 14.1 points per contest. Angie Miller is next at 9.1 points and Zenger is averaging an even eight points per game. Brown also tops the rebounding with 7.1 boards per outing, followed by Zenger at 6.2.

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