Baker sports roundup
Baker lost on Saturday to MidAmerica Nazarene
28-14, dropping its record to 3-5, 3-4 in the
Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Leading the way for the Baker offense was
junior quarterback Martin Updike, from
Muskogee, Okla., who had 130 yards on 20-33
passing. The leading receivers were tight end
Alpha Iscandari, a junior from La Puente, Calif.,
who had six catches for 44 yards, and
sophomore Keenan Ganz, from Ozark, Mo., who
had five catches for 51 yards.
On defense, Baker was lead by junior
linebacker Oliver Kurtz, from Olathe, who had an
interception that he returned for a touchdown
and also had 12 tackles. Karl Barron, a junior
from Kansas City, Mo., had 11 tackles, while
senior cornerback Matt Tripplett, from St. Louis,
Bakers next game will be Saturday against
Missouri Valley in Marshall, Mo., at 2 p.m.
On Tuesday the Wildcats lost at home to
Lindenwood 2-3 (30-25, 24-30, 30-27, 14-30,
10-15). Thursday Baker rebounded, beating
Missouri Valley 3-1 (26-30, 30-25, 30-25, 30-26)
at Marshall, Mo.
Baker will finish out its season with games at
Washburn on Friday, Nov. 1 and at Benedictine
on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
On Thursday Baker beat Benedictine College
2-1 at home. The win assures Baker of at least
a share of the Heart of America Athletic
Conference title. The Wildcat record is now
11-3-3, 7-0-1 in conference play.
Against Benedictine, Blake Reynolds, a senior
from Belleuve, Wash., scored a goal on an
assist from junior Barry Cummings, a junior
from Glasgow, Scotland. The second goal
came from Matt Trump, a sophomore from
Olathe, off of an assist from Aaron Wiens, a
senior from Manhattan.
With this win against Benedictine, Baker
clinched the conference title. Bakers final
regular season game is Monday, Oct. 28,
against Graceland College.