|High School:||Bakersfield High|
Academic Notes: Plans to major in Exercise
Science and eventually pursue a doctorate in Physical
High School: Competed in three sports in high
school--soccer, cross country, and track & field ... Was team
captain all four years in both cross country and track & field
... Named All-Area Athlete of the Year in cross country ... Named
MVP of her cross country team four times ... Was MVP and named to
the All-Area First Team her senior year ... Set school records in
the 3-mile, 5K, and 1-mile runs ... Her new record in the 1-mile
(5:05) replaced a 33-year-old mark of 5:10.
Personal: Born to Rob and Sally Baker on July
15, 1993 ... Has older brother, Thomas, an older sister, Katy, and
a younger sister, Maggie ... Also considered San Jose State, Cal
State-Bakersfield, and Boise State before choosing NAU ... Hobbies
include cycling, watching movies, and paddleboarding.