FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 5, 2017
Contact: Tyler Price, Assistant Director of Athletics | Communications
Baker Men’s Soccer Jumps up to No. 12 in First Regular Season Poll
BALDWIN CITY, Kansas – The Baker University men’s soccer team jumped up five spots from No. 12 to No. 17 in the first installment of the 2017 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 poll announced on Tuesday.
The 2-1-1 Wildcats are one of three other teams from the Heart ranked in the Top 25, as MNU moved up from No. 8 to No. 3, Missouri Valley jumped from (RV) to No. 8 and Benedictine is now No. 15 after jumping from (RV).
Baker recently hosted one of the premier soccer tournaments in the NAIA over the Labor Day holiday.
As the current, No. 1 (Oklahoma Wesleyan), No. 4 (Hastings) and No. 7 (University of Northwestern Ohio) all competed at Liston Stadium.
Baker went 0-1-1 at the event, falling 1-0 to Oklahoma Wesleyan on Sept. 2 and tied UNOH, 0-0.
The Wildcats will next take on Northwestern College on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 2 pm in Orange City, Iowa.
To view the entire Top 25, please click here.