Caitlin Baker
Caitlin Baker
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.-HS
Hometown: Newhall, Calif.
High School: Saugus
Position: Swimming
Events: Breaststroke, Individual Medley

Academic Notes: Majoring in exercise science...3.14 high school GPA...Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient in 2014.

2013-14 (Freshman): Earned one All-WAC second team honor at WAC Championships...Swam in 100 and 200 breaststroke and 200 and 400 IM at the WAC Championships...Finished fifth in 200 Breast with a career-best time of 2:17.13...Advanced to the B final and finished 10th in 400 IM with a career-best time of 4:25.72 after 15th best time in prelims...Advanced to the B final and finished 14th in 100 Breast with a career-best time of 1:04.70...Also posted a career-best time of 2:07.54 in 200 IM...Totaled six top-three finishes with three individual titles...Won individual titles in 200 Breast versus New Mexico, Idaho and Colorado State...Also swam in 50 and 1000 Free and 400 Free Relay during the season.

High School: Four-year letterwinner and one-year team captain at Saugus HS...Three-time CIF qualifier...Won team's Record Breaker Award and Centurian Award twice...Member of school record team in 200 medley relay (1:53.11).

Personal: Caitlin Shawn Baker was born Dec. 23, 1994 in Vinita, Okla....Daughter of Sheri and Tim Baker...One older sister, Jessica, and one younger brother, Daniel...Mother, Sheri, played softball at San Diego State...Hobbies include photography and surfing...Swam against Rebecca Soni, six-time Olympic medalist, at Grand Prix in 2011...Chose NAU because of the great academics, amazing people and wonderful town.