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Sarah Baker
Sarah Baker
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Bakersfield High
Position: Distance

Academic Notes: Plans to major in Exercise Science and eventually pursue a doctorate in Physical Therapy.

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.