Lindsay Baker
Lindsay Baker

Player Profile

Los Altos Hills, CA

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Known for her consistency and reliability year-in and year-out ... as a junior , competed in 13 of 14 meets, and emerged midway through the year as a premier all-around competitor ... had a 100% hit rate on the vault, bars and floor ... continually improving to break her previous records in four events ... had a remarkable showing at Pac-10 championships, where she led the team in the all-around and placed herself in the Cal record books as she recorded the third highest all-time score of 39.25, a 9.875 on vault, 9.90 on the floor... averaged above a 9.70 in both the vault and the floor... tied for second place on vault with two teammates vs. Washington and UC Davis ... placed second in the all-around and third on vault at UC Davis... helped the team dominate the vault at San Jose State by tying for first with two other Bears scoring a 9.85 ... placed second on beam with a 9.85 at the same meet ... also an accomplished student who earned academic All-America honors last season ... as a sophomore , competed all-around in six of 12 meets, and on bars in 11 of 12 meets despite having her second foot surgery, ... posted her season and career high on bars at UC Davis and again at San Jose State ... also had a 9.800 on the beam and a 39.175 in the all-around at San Jose State ... won the vault competition at San Jose State and finished in third-place at UC Davis and the Cal Invitational ... as a freshman , competed in the all-arounds in 11 of 12 competitions ... also attended the NCAA Regionals as an at-large competitor, finishing 13th with an all-around score of 38.425 ... placed in the Top 20 at Regionals on vault (9.600/19th) and floor (9.825/13th) ... posted Cal's best all-around score of the season with a 39.025 at Stanford in the team's final dual meet of the year, and posted the second-best total ever by a Cal gymnast ... also notched a 9.825 on vault at Stanford, which tied her for the best Cal score of the year on that event ... Cal's second-best vaulter with a 9.625 average ... had at least one top three finish in eight of Cal's 12 meets ... took third in the all-around (38.175) and vault (9.600) at Utah State ... also finished third on vault (9.725) vs. Arizona and second against Washington (9.800) ... had a solid meet heading into Pac-10s, placing third in the all-around with a score of 37.925 at Sacramento State. High School/Club: Trained under Mark Young, Diane Amos and David McCreary at West Valley Gymnastics in Campbell ... a level 10 gymnast who competed at Nationals in 1992, '93 and '97 ... qualified for the U.S. Championships in 1994 and '95 and placed fifth in the all-around competition ... helped West Valley capture the level 10 state title in '97 as well as the International Cup in '93. Personal: Lindsay Christine Baker ... American studies major with an emphasis in advertising ... chose Cal over Oregon State and Washington ... coached gymnastics for the Special Olympics... older sister, Anna, also attended Cal ... has younger brother, Patrick, who attends UC Davis ... parents are Mimi and Rick Baker of Los Altos Hills, CA ... born July 3, 1980.

Baker's Bests

All-Around39.2503/24/01 at Pac-10 Championships
Vault9.8753/24/01 at Pac-10 Championships
Bars9.800 2/26/00 San Jose State
Beam9.8503/16/01 at San Jose State
Floor9.9003/24/01 at Pac-10 Championships