5  Kristen Baker
Kristen Baker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Easley, S.C.

High School:
Wren High School

Height:
5-6

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
10/19/1993

Major:
Biology


2012: Scored her first collegiate goal on a free kick in a 3-0 win at St. John's on Aug. 26...assisted on Larissa Nysch's goal against Yale on Sept. 2...tallied two goals in a 2-1 win over Binghamton on Sept. 30, including the game winner with 3:54 left in double overtime...named America East Rookie of the Week on Oct. 1...scored the game-tying goal in the America East Semifinals at Maine on Oct. 28...assisted on Nysch's game-winner in the America East Championship at Hartford on Nov. 4.

High School: Played midfield and forward for head coach Michael Burriss at Wren High School...earned four varsity letters and was named team captain in 2012...named 4A All-State in South Carolina in 2011 and was a seven-time state champion for her club team, the CESA 93 Girls Premier...participated in the Olympic Development Program (ODP) at the state level from 2005-09 and the regional level in 2009.

Personal: Kristen Elise Baker...born October 19, 1993 in Greenville, S.C...daughter of Zac and Carol Burger...brother, Andy, is a professional cyclist.

Baker Fun Facts: Favorite sport other than soccer: college football...The record I dream of breaking: Nathan's hot dog eating contest...Favorite sports hero: Lionel Messi...Favorite musician: Bob Marley...Superstitions: Always put my right cleat on first.

Kristen Baker Career Statistics
YEAR GP/GS MIN G A PTS SH SOG GW
2012 22/20 1887 4 2 10 28 13 1
TOTAL 22/20 1887 4 2 10 28 13 1