Bailey Baker
Bailey  Baker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Eaton Rapids, Mich.

High School:
Eaton Rapids

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/08/1996

Elig (In/Out):
JR/JR


Last Updated: March 27, 2017

At Michigan
• Competing member of the 2016 Big Ten Indoor Championship Team and member of the 2016 Big Ten Outdoor Championship Team

Junior (2017)

Outdoor
• Threw a career-best 53.80m (176-6) in the Hammer Throw to finish 10th at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (Mar. 24-25). Also threw 41.04m (134-8) to finish 13th in the discus.

Indoor
• Threw 17.03m (55-10.5) in the Weight Throw to finish 18th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 24-25)
• Threw 16.29m (53-5) in the Weight Throw to finish 22nd at the Spire Invitational (Feb. 10-11)
• Threw 16.91m (55-5.75) in the Weight Throw to finish 8th at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 3-4)
• Threw a career-best 18.28m (59-11.75) in the Weight Throw to win at the SVSU Jets Pizza Invitational (Jan. 28). Also finished fifth in the shot put.
• Threw a career-best 17.43m (57-2.25) in the Weight Throw to finish 6th at the Notre Dame Invitational (Jan. 21)
• Threw 17.25m (56-7.25) in the Weight Throw to finish fourth at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 14). Also threw a career-best 12.81m (42-.5) to finish fifth in the shot put.

Sophomore (2016)

Outdoor
• Competed in the hammer throw at the Long Beach Invitational (April 15-16), finishing with a mark of 50.52 meters (165-09 ft.)
• Scored second in the discus with a throw of 41.58 meter (136-5 ft.) and participated in the hammer throw, finishing with a mark of 45.61 meters (149-7 ft.) to help U-M win the Battle of the Blues meet (April 2).
• Achieved a new personal-best in the hammer throw (51.47 meters, 168-10 ft.) as well as finished ninth in the discus (40.08 meters, 131-6 ft.) at the Pac-12 vs Big Ten Challenge (March 25-26)
• Placed fourth in the discus at the Jaguar Opener (March 5) with a throw of 41.55 meters (136-4 ft.).

Indoor
• Competed in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27), throwing 15.72 meters (51-7 ft.)
• Achieved a new personal-best in the weight throwing throwing 16.97 meters (55-08.25 ft.) for third-place at the Alex Wilson Invitational (Feb. 20)
• Finished 18th in the weight throw with a mark of 16.05 (52-08.00) at the SPIRE NCAA D1 Invitational (Feb. 12)
• Competed in the weight throw, finishing 31st, with a mark of 14.86 m (48-09.00 ft) at the Meyo Invitational (Feb.6)
• Helped U-M to win the Notre Dame Invitational (Jan. 23) throwing 16.38 meters (53-09.00 ft.) for seventh place in the weight throw event
• Finished fourth throwing 16.47 meters (54-00.50 ft.) in the weight throw at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Jan. 16)
• Threw 16.30 meters (53-05.75 ft.) in the weight throw event for eighth place at the Hillsdale Winter Opener (Jan. 9)
• Competed in the weight throw finishing 11th with a mark of 15.59 meters (51-01.75 ft.) at the GVSU Holiday Open (Dec. 4)

Freshman (2015)

Outdoor
• Threw 44.20 meters (145-0.50 ft.) for 16th place and also competed in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17), throwing 46.98 meters (154-1.75 ft.) for 22nd
• Threw both the discus and hammer throw, finishing 10th and 13th at the Toledo Collegiate Invitational (May 7-8)
• Took ninth in the discus (41.02 meters, 134-07 ft.) and 16th in the hammer throw (43.77 meters, 143-07 ft.) in the open competition at Gina Relays (April 24-25)
• Earned 10th in the discus and 13th in the hammer throw at UVA Challenge (April 17-18)
• Finished third in the discus at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4), throwing 42.07 meters (138 ft.)
• Threw the discus and hammer at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28)
• Made her discus debut at the Jaguar Opener (March 7), placing sixth with a throw of 40.42 meters (132-7.25 ft.), and threw 43.17 meters (141-7.5 ft.) to finish 10th in the hammer throw

Indoor
• Made her postseason debut at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-28), throwing 15.41 meters (50-6.75 ft.)
• Threw 16.17 meters (53-0.75 ft.) to finish fifth in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational (Feb. 21)
• Finished 20th at the Spire Invitational (Feb. 14), throwing 15.57 meters (51-1 ft.)
• Competed in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7)
• Set a PR in the weight throw at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31), throwing a distance of 16.25 meters (53-3.75 ft.)
• Made her Wolverine debut at the EMU Triangular (Jan. 9) in the weight throw with throw of 15.40 meters (50-6.25 ft.)

Prep
• Academic All-State in track and field (2012-14), volleyball (2013), basketball and softball (2014)
• National Honor Society
• Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Scholarship Award Winner
• Michigan and National-Sectional Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Scholar-Athlete
• Earned a total of 16 varsity letters in those four sports, most in Eaton Rapids High School history
• 2014 Lansing State Journal (LSJ) Female Athlete of the Year
• 2014 ERHS Female Athlete of the Year
• Track and Field Team Captain (2014)
• Owns school records in discus (137-7 ft.) and shot put (42-2.5 ft.)
• Earned LSJ Dream Team Honors in both track and field and softball (2013-14) simultaneously
• MHSAA finalist in discus (2013; runner-up) and shot put (2014; third)
• Also qualified as a sophomore but was unable to compete due to softball postseason
• Four-time Capital Areas Activity Conference (CAAC) Champion in discus (2011-14), three-time champ in shot put (2011, 12-14)
• Three-year All-Region in discus (2012-14)
• Softball Team Captain (2014); First team All-State (2014) and Honorable Mention (2012-13)
• Helped her team to four consecutive CAAC Gold Undefeated Conference Championships (2011-14)
• Two-year Basketball Team Captain (2013-14)
• All-time school record-holder for single-season and career assist totals
• Three-time American Youth Basketball Tour National Champions (2010-12)
• Class B State Champion (2014)
• CAAC Gold Undefeated Conference Champions (2013)
• Three-year volleyball team captain (2011-14)
• Earned a total of 15 Academic All-Conference awards in various sports
• Active and passionate volunteer work throughout high school, working with Alzheimer's Walk for a Cure, National Honor Society and more

Personal
• Graduated with honors from Eaton Rapids High School in 2014
• Enrolled in school of Kinesiology
• Major Undecided
• Born on August 8, 1996
• Daughter of Mark and Patrice Baker
• Father Mark was a multi-sport athlete at Alma College, earning letters in football (1982-85) and wrestling (1982-83) in addition to track and field (1983-86) and a two-time All-American center in football (1985, 1986)
• Comes from a long line of U-M graduates, as she is a fourth-generation Wolverine
• Brother, Robert also attends U-M

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Time Date
Shot Put (I)12.81m (42-.25)1-14-17
Discus (O)44.20m (145-0)5-17-15
Weight Throw (I)18.28m (59-11.75)1-28-17
Hammer Throw (O)53.80m (176-6)3-24-17

High School Personal Bests

Discus -- 137-7 ft. (41.9m) Shot Put -- 42-2.5 (12.86m)


 



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