Career Matches/Matches Started: 47/43 Career Scoring:
19 goals, 6 assists, 44 points
2012: Appeared in 15 matches, making 14 starts ... Honorable mention All-Ivy ... Second on team in both goals (6) and points (14) ... Ranked fourth in the Ivy League in both goals and points ... Led team and second in the Ivy League with 65 shots ... Netted first goal of the season against Fairleigh Dickinson (9/21) ... Scored four goals and added an assist as part of a nine-point effort against Rider (9/23) ... Four-goal game was the first by a Penn player in 35 years ... Earned Ivy League and Philadelphia Soccer Six Co-Player of the Week honors for his performance ... Named to TopDrawerSoccer.com and SoccerAmerica.com National Teams of the Week after his five-goal, 11-point performance ... Scored Penn's lone goal at Yale (10/20).
2011: Appeared in 13 matches, starting each ... Missed four games with injury suffered at Columbia (10/8) ... Tied for second on team with five goals ... Potted game-winner at La Salle (9/2) in season opener ... Scored twice at Villanova (9/18), including the game-winning goal ... Tallied an assist against Stony Brook (9/24) ... Followed up with a goal and an assist against Long Island (9/25) ... Named Ivy League Player of the Week for his performance in the Penn Soccer Classic (9/24-25) ... Netted game-winner against Princeton (11/5) .... Four game-winners tied for second in the Ivy League.
2010: Third-team NSCAA All-Northeast Region … Second-team All-Ivy … TopDrawerSoccer.com National All-Rookie Team … SoccerAmerica.com All-Freshman second team … Ivy League Player of the Week (9/6) … Three-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week (9/6, 9/20, 11/1) … Philadelphia Soccer 6 Player of the Week (9/6) … Led team and finished third in the Ivy League in scoring with 18 points … His eight goals was second-most among Ancient Eight players … Scored in career debut, netting the game-winner at Saint Joseph’s (9/3) … Followed up with first career two-goal match against La Salle (9/5), adding an assist against the Explorers … Recorded a second five-point game with two goals and an assist at Georgetown (9/19) … Netted game-winner against Richmond (9/26) … Scored Penn’s lone marker in win over No. 13 Brown (10/30).
High School: Played club soccer with Empire United Development Academy and Rochester Jr. Rhinos ... Three-time state cup finalist with the Rhinos ... Named US Soccer Academy Player of the Week (Mar. 27, 2010) ... Participated in ODP (2006-07) ... Five-time letterwinner in high school ... Captained team final two seasons ... Led team to sectional championship in 2009, earning Finals MVP and all-tournament honors ... NSCAA/adidas High School All-America (2009) ... First-team All-State (2009) ... City Catholic Player of the Year (2009) ... Section Five Player of the Year (2009) ... Regional All-America (2008) ... Second-team All-State (2008) ... Four-time first-team All-Catholic ... Tree-time first-team All-Greater Rochester (2007-09) ... Honorable mention All-Greater Rochester (2006) becoming first ninth grader selected to team ... Led McQuaid Jesuit in scoring all four years, leading Section Five in senior season with 55 points (42g, 13a) ... Finished career with 162 points (118g, 44a), setting new school records in points, goals and assists ... 42 goals his senior season established new school single-season record ... Set school record for points in a game with five goals and five assists ... Honor Roll student ... Class Officer ... Served as student ambassador on McQuaid Jesuit Steering Committee, an honor chosen by the faculty.
Personal: Son of Colleen and John Baker ... Father played soccer at SUNY-Geneseo ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
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