Baker University sports roundup
Gibson leads Baker past Lindenwood
Junior Emily Gibson recorded a career-high 27 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to record her fifth double-double of the season, leading the Wildcats to a 74-52 women’s basketball victory over Lindenwood on Saturday at the Collins Center.
Brittany Hines continued her hot streak, scoring 15 points on 6-of-13 shooting from the field. Aubree Gustin recorded her first double-double of the season, pulling down 11 rebounds and scoring 10 points as the Wildcats improved to 3-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Baker shot 45 percent (28 of 62) from the field and 83 percent (15 of 18) from the free-throw line.
The Wildcats (6-4 overall) will play Saturday at William Woods University in Fulton, Mo.
No. 12 Lindenwood overpowers Wildcats
No. 12-ranked Lindenwood toppled Baker University 70-57 on Saturday at the Collins Center.
Senior Malcolm Greer scored 17 points to lead the Wildcats. Brock Entner chipped in 10 points.
Baker (6-5 overall and 0-3 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference) is idle until the Bethel Classic on Jan. 1-2.
Wildcats receive NAIA honors
Baker University volleyball standout Brooke Pryor, a junior from Overbrook, Kan., has been named to the 2009 Tachikara-National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics third team, as selected by the NAIA Volleyball All-America Selection Committee.
Pryor, the Heart of America Athletic Conference player of the year in 2009, ranked 10th nationally with 4.2 kills set.
Matt Griffin, a junior from Olathe, Kan., was named to the 2009 Tachikara-National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics third team for men’s soccer, as selected by the NAIA Soccer All-America Selection Committee. Griffin was the Heart of America Athletic Conference defensive player of the year.
Chelsea Dunn, a junior from Liberty, Mo., received honorable mention for the 2009 Tachikara-NAIA All-American women’s soccer team. Dunn, the Heart of America Athletic Conference defensive player of the year, led the Wildcats to four shutouts over top 25 programs this season.