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Ashley Baker

Ashley Baker

Hometown:
Lake Worth, Fla.

High School:
John I. Leonard HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
P

Birthdate:
10/06/1986

B/T:
R/R

2006:Saw action in 40 games for the Golden Knights in both the outfield and as a pitcher...gave up 52 runs on 96 hits with 35 strikeouts in 79 innings of work...offensively, scored five runs with three doubles and six RBI...ripped a double down the left field line against Texas Tech...earned her first win of the season as a pitcher against Marist...named to the UCF Tournament All-Tournament Team...had a career-high four at-bats against St. John's...had an RBI single against UAB...went 2-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base in the second game against East Carolina.

2005: Appeared in 40 games, while starting 14...pitched five complete games...allowed 26 earned runs in 59.1 innings pitched (3.07 ERA)...went 2-for-2 with her first career grand slam against UNLV...struck out a career-high nine batters vs. St. Bonaventure...had a career-high five total bases vs. UNLV...struck out eight in seven innings pitched en route to a win over Boston University...pitched seven innings without giving up an earned run vs. Lipscomb...gave up only one earned run in six innings pitched with four strikeouts at Gardner Webb...pitched 6.2 innings vs. Florida State, allowing one earned run...picked up first career save with two scoreless innings against Longwood.

High School: A four-year letterwinner coached by Pam Walker at John I. Leonard High School...played three years varsity at Lake Worth Christian School from grades 6-8...team advanced to regional finals in 2000...was selected All-Area Small Schools Second Team as a seventh grader and first team all-area as an eighth grader...was selected to the all-conference first team in 2001-2004, all-area first team 2002-04 and second team 2001, 6A all-state first team 2003 and second team 2002 and 2004...selected as Player of the Year by the Palm Beach Post in 2003...pitched a no-hitter in her first start as a freshman in 2001 and in her last start as a senior in 2004...played summer ball for Gary Fitzpatrick's Lady Gators.

Personal:Daughter of Jay and Dana Baker...major is liberal studies.

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