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Amanda Baker
Amanda Baker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Neoga, Ill.

High School:
Neoga

Height:
6-2

Position:
MH

Major:
Physical Therapy



08/30/2014

DEATSCH'S 20 KILLS VAULTS OAKLAND TO 3-1 WIN OVER ST. FRANCIS

After a tough loss in the morning to IPFW at Bronco Classic, the Golden Grizzlies won in four sets over St. Francis

08/29/2014

OAKLAND SPLITS DAY ONE AT BRONCO INVITE

The Golden Grizzlies defeat Louisiana Tech 3-0 before falling to host Western Michigan 3-2

06/03/2014

OAKLAND LEADS LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS FOR SECOND SEMESTER

The Golden Grizzlies had 122 student-athletes named to the list.

05/09/2014

GOLDEN GRIZZLIES COMPLETE NONTRADITIONAL SPRING SEASON

Wins over Michigan, Cleveland State, and Central Michigan highlight the results.

04/16/2014

NINE GOLDEN GRIZZLIES HONORED AS ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETES BY NSCA

Humm, Rusnak, Baker, Nowak, Brosseau, Polidori, Muron, Alters and Vitella receive the award.

11/22/2013

Oakland vs. Cleveland State

Oakland lost its quarterfinal match in the Horizon League Tournament to the Vikings on Nov. 22.

11/16/2013

Oakland vs. Valpo

Oakland volleyball beat Valpo in five sets on Nov. 16 in the Athletics Center O'rena.

11/08/2013

Oakland vs. Wright State

Oakland hosted Wright State in the second round of conference play and swept the Raiders.

10/26/2013

Oakland vs. Milwaukee

Oakland dropped a home match to Milwaukee in three on Oct. 26.

10/15/2013

Oakland vs. Bowling Green

The Golden Grizzlies dropped a 3-0 decision to the visiting Falcons, 25-20, 25-20 and 25-14.

Match-By-Match Stats | Career Stats | Photo Gallery

2013
▪ Played in 109 sets in all 29 matches.
▪ Was an all-tournament selection at the Huskie Invitational on Sept. 20-21.
▪ Earned six kills and four digs in the Horizon League quarterfinal match against Cleveland State (Nov. 22).
▪ Amassed a total of 216 kills on the season (second on the team) for 1.98 kills per set and a .235 hitting efficiency.
▪ Also added 51 digs and 17 service aces in the 2013 campaign.
▪ Had double-digit kills on eight occasions.
▪ Tallied a career-best 21 kills against Western Illinois (Sept. 20).
▪ Contributed 102 blocks for the season, good for second on the team.
▪ Had a career-best eight blocks once against Loyola on Sept. 14 and again the next match against IPFW (Sept. 20).

2012
▪ Played in 114 sets in all 29 matches
▪ Finished fourth on the team with 144 kills and second with 71 blocks
▪ Ended season with a .223 hitting percentage
▪ Recorded a match-high 10 kills at Kansas City (Sept. 21)
▪ Finished with career-high six blocks at Omaha (Oct. 6) and against Fort Wayne in The Summit League semifinal match (Nov. 16)

High School
▪ Four-year letterwinner under coach Amy Hatton
▪ All-State honorable mention selection during her senior year
▪ Three-time All-conference selection
▪ Helped her club team qualify for the USA Volleyball Junior National Championships
▪ Won Sectionals and qualified for the Illinois state meet in the high jump as a sophomore

Academic Achievements
▪ Named valedictorian of her graduating class
▪ Voted National Honor Society President
▪ Awarded National Trial Conference Scholar Athlete Award

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Regional semifinal game performance of 13 kills, 16 digs, seven blocks and one ace

Personal:
Full Name: Amanda Marie Baker
Birthdate: Sept. 7, 1993
Parents: Jim and Jane Baker
Siblings: Michael
▪ Aunt, Andrea Yurs, played volleyball at Northern Illinois from 1989-92

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. The volleyball program and coaching staff
2. Quality of the physical therapy program
3. The friendly people

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