FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2017
Contact: Tyler Price, Assistant Director of Athletics | Communications
No. 10 Baker Runs Past Kansas Christian, 108-26
BALDWIN CITY, Kansas – The No. 10 ranked Baker University women’s basketball team improved to 3-0 on Tuesday night with a 108-26 victory over Kansas Christian College.
This is the largest margin of victory in the Ben Lister era and the most points scored in a game by the ‘Cats in his seven seasons at the helm. This is the most points since Jan. 21, 2017, when Baker won 103-63 over Clarke.
The Wildcats racked up 26 points in the first quarter, 32 in the second, 30 in the third and 20 in the fourth.
Baker held the Falcons to eight points in the first quarter, one point in the second, six in the third and 11 in the fourth.
Kansas Christian shot 17.8-percent from the floor on 8-of-45 shooting and went 3-of-21 from three-point range.
Baker shot 45-of-75 from the floor, for 60-percent and knocked down 12 three-point field goals. The Wildcats outrebounded KCC, 36-19.
The ‘Cats also had 33 assists on its 45 field goals, with Caitlin Modesett leading the way with her six assists. Carrington Ream and Jodi Adkins added five assists apiece.
For the second-straight game, Sydnie Hanson led the team in scoring with 21 points. Also in double figures was Anna Hignight with 15 points, Modesett scored 14, Julia Bannister scored 13 and Hannah Madsen along with Courtney Hoag each scored 10.
Baker also had eight blocks on the game with two from Hoag and Kate-Lynn King led BU on the boards with 10 rebounds. 10 different Wildcats scored a point on Tuesday night.
The ‘Cats will next hit the road for the Benedictine Classic, where they will play Park University on Friday, Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. and No. 24 Lindenwood-Belleville on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m.