Archive for Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Baker University sports roundup

December 9, 2009

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.

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