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#30 Morgan Baker
Position: First Base
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: Louisville, Ky.
High School: Eastern H.S.
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Morgan Baker Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 07/22/2009

2013: Named to the 2013 Big South All-Conference Second-Team … Also named to the 2013 NCCSIA Softball University Division All-State Second-Team ... Played and started all 44 games for the Runnin’ Bulldogs at first base … Led the team with eight home runs and 11 doubles on the season … Her eight home runs and 11 doubles both rank as the seventh most in GWU’s Division I single-season record books … Also led the team with 39 RBI on the year, which ranked ninth overall in the Big South … Her 39 RBI also ranked as the fifth most in GWU’s DI single-season history … Posted a team-best .582 slugging percentage on the season, which ranks as the sixth best slugging percentage by a student-athlete in GWU’s DI single-season history … Was tied for the team lead in walks with 19 … Third on the team with a .395 on-base percentage and with 22 runs scored … Hit .306 with a total of 41 hits on the season … Also registered a triple on the year … Also tallied 78 total bases on the season … Recorded 208 putouts on the year … Hit .329 in conference play on the season … Ripped seven doubles in League play, which ranked in a tie for the third most in the Big South … Totaled 23 RBI in Big South action, which ranked ninth in the League statistics … Recorded a fielding percentage of .982 on the year … Posted nine multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games on the season … Had a season-high four game hitting streak on the year … Named the Big South Softball Player of the Week on February 25th … Was a combined 3-6 with two doubles, a walk, three RBI and a run scored in the season opening doubleheader versus Furman … Went 1-2 with a double in the 8-0 loss at USC Upstate … A perfect 3-3 with two home runs, two walks, five RBI and two runs scored in the 9-5 win over Morehead State at the Seahawk Classic … Also went 1-4 with an RBI in GWU’s 4-2 win over UNC Wilmington at the Seahawk Classic … Was 2-3 in the 3-0 win over Southern University at the War Eagle Classic … Went 1-3 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored in a 6-4 loss to Minnesota at the War Eagle Classic … Was a combined 2-6 with a double, a walk and a run scored in the home doubleheader against USC Upstate … Hit a combined 5-9 with a home run, a triple, a double, a walk, five RBI and a run scored in the three-game series at Campbell …. Went 1-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in the 10-4 loss at Longwood … Was also 1-3 with a home run, a walk, three RBI and a run scored in the 10-6 loss to Presbyterian at home … Went a combined 2-7 with a home run, a walk, three RBI and a run scored in the final two games of the three-game home series versus Coastal Carolina … Hit a combined 5-10 with a home run, two doubles, three RBI and three runs scored in the three-game home slate versus Winthrop … Was 2-4 with a double, a walk and a run scored in GWU’s 11-8 game one win at Presbyterian … Went 2-4 with an RBI and two runs scored in the 11-1 route of North Carolina A&T … Was a combined 3-8 at the plate with a home run, a double, four walks, four RBI and four runs scored in the three-game series at Charleston Southern … Went 1-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in the 5-0 shutout of Radford … Also was 1-4 with two RBI in GWU’s 11-8 loss to Radford … Went 1-4 with an RBI single in the Runnin’ Bulldogs’ 4-2 loss to No. 3 Longwood at the 2013 Big South Softball Championship Tournament … Named the College Sports Madness 2013 Big South Preseason All-Conference First-Team.

2012: Named to the 2012 Big South All-Conference First-Team ... Played in 53 games for GWU on the year, starting 51 contests ... Led the team with nine doubles on the season ... Was second on the team with 23 walks on the year ... Finished tied for third with five doubles in conference action ... Was also third on the team with a .301 batting average for the year and with 41 hits for the season ... Was tied for fourth with three home runs and tied for second with 23 RBI on the year ... Posted a .449 slugging percentage and a .407 on base percentage for the year ... Recorded 320 putouts on the season, which ranked in the top-five of the Big South Conference ... Posted nine multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games ... Recorded a season-long five-game hitting streak on the year ... Went a combined 2-7 with a double and two RBI in the doubleheader sweep of Morgan State ... Was 2-5 with a walk in the doubleheader at Furman ... Went 1-3 with a home run in GWU's 5-1 loss to Kansas at the Seahawk Classic ... Was 2-2 with a walk and a run scored in the 4-3 loss to Fairfield at the Seahawk Classic ... Also was 2-3 with two RBI in GWU's 6-5 win over UNC Wilmington in the final game of the Seahawk Classic ... Was 1-2 with an RBI in the loss at No. 7 Georgia and in the 8-6 win over Tennessee State at the UF Lipton Invitational ... Also went 1-3 with two RBI in the 6-4 win over Tennessee State in the final game of the Lipton Invitational ... Was 2-3 at the plate in GWU's 2-1 win over Albany at the Winthrop/adidas Invitational ... Was 2-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in the Runnin' Bulldogs' 13-4 route of South Carolina State ... Had an RBI pitch hit single in the 7-5 loss at home to Liberty ... Went a combined 3-8 with a home run, two doubles, a walk, three RBI and two runs scored in the three-game series at Coastal Carolina ... Also drove in the game-winning run in 5-4 win over Coastal Carolina ... Had the lone two RBI in GWU's 2-0 win over Charlotte, blasting a two-run home run ... Was 3-7 combined at the plate with an RBI in the three-game home series versus Charleston Southern ... Went 3-3 with two doubles, a walk, an RBI and scored the game-winning run in GWU's 3-2 walk-off win at home over Presbyterian ... Was 2-3 with a triple, a double and one RBI in the 4-2 win over No. 4 Campbell in the 2012 Big South Tournament ... Went 2-4 in the 11-9 win over No. 7 Presbyterian in the postseason conference championship tournament ... Was 1-3 with an RBI single in GWU's 6-2 win over No. 3 Charleston Southern at the 2012 Big South Softball Championship Tournament ... Was a College Sports Madness Big South First-Team Preseason All-Conference selection ... Earned a spot on the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2011: Named to the Big South All-Conference First-Team ... Started and played in all 46 games for GWU ... Hit .263 on the season ... Was second on the team with three home runs, 10 doubles and 19 RBIs ... Also second on the team with a .406 slugging percentage and a .359 on-base percentage ... Posted 35 hits on the season ... Led the team with 21 base-on-balls ... Scored 18 runs on the year and totaled 54 total bases ... Tallied nine multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games ... Posted a team-high eight-game hitting streak on the year ... Recorded a .971  fielding percentage, picking up 249 putouts and 21 assists ... Went 2-2 with two walks, an RBI and a run scored in the 3-2 win over Furman ... Was 1-3 with a double and a walk in the 4-3 loss to Dayton at the Seahawk Classic ... Went 3-3 with a double, a walk and three RBIs in the 3-2 win at UNC Wilmington ... Was 1-1 with two RBIs on two sacrifice flies in the 3-2 loss to Dayton ... Went 1-3 versus North Dakota State and 1-4 against Pacific at the UF Lipton Invitational ... Was 1-3 with an RBI and a run scored in the 3-2 win over Towson at the Winthrop/Adidas Invitational ... Went 1-3 with a double in the 5-0 loss to UNC Wilmington at the Winthrop/Adidas Invitational ... Blasted a solo home run in the 4-0 win over George Washington ... Went 2-2 with two walks and three runs scored in the 11-9 game two loss at Charlotte ... Was 4-6 with a  home run, two doubles, two walks, five RBIs and four runs scored in the double-header sweep at North Carolina A&T ... Hit a solo home run in the 3-2 win at Presbyterian ... Was 2-3 with a double in a 3-0 loss to Radford and 2-4 in a 3-2 extra inning win over Radford ... Went 2-4 with a run scored in the 3-2 home win over PC ... Was 1-3 with five walks and two runs scored in the double-header at home versus Winthrop ... Posted three hits, one of which was a double, two RBIs and two runs scored in the three-game conference series at home versus Liberty ... Was 1-3 with a double and an RBI in the road loss at Winthrop ... Went 1-4 with a double and an RBI in the 7-4 loss at Charleston Southern ... Went 2-6 with a walk and a run scored in the sweep of South Carolina State ... Went 2-4 with a double and an RBI in the 8-7 regular season finale win at Coastal Carolina ... Earned a spot on the 2010-11 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2010: Took a Medical Redshirt ... Saw action in 10 games, starting nine as a true freshman before suffering a season ending injury ... Recorded one double, one triple and one RBI ... Earned a spot on the 2009-10 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

High School: Played at Eastern High School in Louisville, Kentucky ... Hit .381 and posted a .486 on-base percentage during her final four-years on the varsity team ... Posted a stellar .427 batting average during her junior season ... A six-year varsity letter award winner, that was twice named to the All-Regional and All-District Teams ... Received the Offensive Award as a senior ... Was named the Varsity-Eagle Award Winner, given to the best offensive and defensive player, and the MVP of the District Tournament as a junior ...  Was twice named to the District Tournament Team and was also a four-year recipient of the Team Defensive Award ... Also a member of the Louisville Lady Sluggers and the Majestixx club teams, where she posted an overall batting average of .392 and an on-base percentage of .480.

Personal: Morgan Renee Baker was born on June 17, 1991 in Louisville, Kentucky ... Daughter of Dale and Vivian Baker ... Majoring in Chemistry.




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